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Over the HorizonTime, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

Over the Horizon: Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

David M. Edelstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707568
eISBN:
9781501709449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines how existing great powers in international relations respond to the rise or resurgence of other great powers. More specifically, it seeks to account for why existing powers often ... More

Inside the Enemy's ComputerIdentifying Cyber Attackers

Inside the Enemy's Computer: Identifying Cyber Attackers

Clement Guitton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190699994
eISBN:
9780190848507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Attribution — tracing those responsible for a cyber attack — is of primary importance when classifying it as a criminal act, an act of war, or an act of terrorism. Three assumptions dominate current ... More

The Politics of AttackCommuniqués and Insurrectionary Violence

The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Michael Loadenthal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The politics of attack is an exploration of insurrectionary anarchist praxis, with a particular focus on the rhetoric, discourse, and theory found in communiqués. This book challenges the reader to ... More

The Arab World and Western IntelligenceAnalysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

The Arab World and Western Intelligence: Analysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

Dina Rezk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698912
eISBN:
9781474435253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book addresses a critical question embedded within a heated debate about the ‘failure’ of American intelligence in a post 9/11 age: have Western experts in some fundamental way failed to ... More

Rebel PowerWhy National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win

Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win

Peter Krause

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501708558
eISBN:
9781501712678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501708558.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Many of the world's states—from Algeria to Ireland to the United States—are the result of robust national movements that achieved independence. Many other national movements have failed in their ... More

Security/MobilityPolitics of Movement

Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement

Matthias Leese and Stef Wittendorp (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526107459
eISBN:
9781526124258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107459.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book brings together a number of contributions that look into the political regulation of movement and analyses that engage the material enablers of and constraints on such movement. It attempts ... More

The Cybersecurity DilemmaHacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

The Cybersecurity Dilemma: Hacking, Trust and Fear Between Nations

Ben Buchanan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190665012
eISBN:
9780190686543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190665012.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Why do nations break into one another's most important computer networks? There is an obvious answer: to steal valuable information or to attack. But this isn't the full story. This book draws on ... More

Syria and the Chemical Weapons TabooExploiting the Forbidden

Syria and the Chemical Weapons Taboo: Exploiting the Forbidden

Michelle Bentley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526104717
eISBN:
9781526120861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526104717.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book analyses the Syria crisis and the role of chemical weapons, in relation to US foreign policy. The Syrian government’s use of chemical weapons and their subsequent elimination would dominate ... More

Everyday Security ThreatsPerceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Everyday Security Threats: Perceptions, Experiences, and Consequences

Daniel Stevens and Nick Vaughan-Williams

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719096068
eISBN:
9781526120953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096068.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book explores citizens’ perceptions and experiences of security threats in contemporary Britain, drawing on perspectives from International Security Studies and Political Psychology. The ... More

Jihadism TransformedAl-Qaeda and Islamic State's Global Battle of Ideas

Jihadism Transformed: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State's Global Battle of Ideas

Simon Staffell and Akil Awan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190650292
eISBN:
9780190686499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190650292.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Jihadist narratives have evolved dramatically over the past five years, driven by momentous events in the Middle East and beyond; the death of bin Laden; the rise and ultimate failure of the Arab ... More

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