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Policing the Caribbean: Transnational Security Cooperation in Practice

Ben Bowling

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577699
eISBN:
9780191702259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577699.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book explores the emergence of law enforcement and security practices that extend beyond the boundaries of the nation state. Perceptions of public safety and national sovereignty are shifting in ... More


Circles of Control, Circles of Resistance

Hillel Cohen

in Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and the Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257672
eISBN:
9780520944886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257672.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In May 1921, Arabs from the villages on the Sharon plain, north of Tel Aviv, attacked the surrounding Jewish settlements. In Palestinian historical literature, this offensive is considered the ... More


Organizing State Security

Paul R. Gregory

in Terror by Quota: State Security from Lenin to Stalin (an Archival Study)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300134254
eISBN:
9780300152784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300134254.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the evolution of the structure of state security agencies in the Soviet Union. These include the Emergency Commission, the Joint State Political Directorate (OGPU), the People's ... More


The Development of Intelligence Services and Security Policing in North Africa and the Middle East

Thomas Martin

in Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251175
eISBN:
9780520933743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251175.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The purpose of this chapter is twofold: to explain the types of intelligence gathering conducted in Arab territories controlled by France and Britain after World War I, and to trace the development ... More


Intelligence and Revolt i: British Security Services and Communal Unrest in Egypt, Iraq, and Sudan

Thomas Martin

in Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251175
eISBN:
9780520933743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251175.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The idea of the intelligence state presupposes that the intelligence gathered by colonial security agencies was critical to the maintenance of order. It follows that disorder in such states was ... More


Intelligence and Urban Opposition in French Territories

Thomas Martin

in Empires of Intelligence: Security Services and Colonial Disorder after 1914

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520251175
eISBN:
9780520933743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520251175.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter moves from a desert setting to an urban one, exploring the distinct political environment of Arab towns and cities under France. In the urban centers of North Africa and the Middle East, ... More


Understanding the Prospectus and Prospectus Supplement for Mortgage-Backed Securities

David M. Lukach, Thomas Knox, Eliza Kwong, and Anoop Lall

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses agency and private-level mortgage-backed securities (MBS) issuance to highlight the differences in investor disclosures. In addition, given the substantial changes in ... More


Conclusion

Hillel Cohen

in Good Arabs: The Israeli Security Agencies and the Israeli Arabs, 1948-1967

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520257672
eISBN:
9780520944886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257672.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The lives of Israel's Arab citizens—a national minority in a Jewish state—have involved the dilemma of how to relate to the state of Israel and its institutions, a dilemma that still faces each one ... More


Surveillance

Rebecca Sanders

in Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

This chapter explores shifting patterns of intelligence surveillance in the United States. The Fourth Amendment protects Americans from unreasonable search and seizure without a warrant, but foreign ... More


George W. Bush as Chief Executive

James P. Pfiffner

in Assessing the George W. Bush Presidency: A Tale of Two Terms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627400
eISBN:
9780748671946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627400.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

President George W. Bush was willing to delegate large swaths of public policy to Vice President Dick Cheney. This chapter examines several cases of policy decisions that illustrate Bush's ... More


The Last Mile: Obama

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Barack Obama responded to the financial crisis by working with Congress and the Federal Reserve to stabilize the economy. He adjusted existing precedents about dealing with terrorists, setting new ... More


The Accountability Regime for Contractors during the Global War on Terrorism

Damien Van Puyvelde

in Outsourcing US Intelligence: Contractors and Government Accountability

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474450225
eISBN:
9781474465267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450225.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The post-9/11 trend toward intelligence outsourcing was accompanied by the emergence of a series of accountability problems. This chapter evaluates the accountability regime for contractors in the ... More


A Framework for Determining Relative Value in the Agency MBS Market

Mark Fontanilla

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0035
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This concluding chapter provides a practical framework for assessing relative value in agency mortgage-based securities (MBS) products given their uniqueness among asset classes in the fixed income ... More


Cash Flow Mathematics for Agency Mortgage-Backed Securities

Frank J. Fabozzi

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter show how to compute the components of the cash flow for an agency mortgage-backed security (MBS)—interest, scheduled principal, and prepayments—given an assumed prepayment rate. The ... More


Agency Collateralized Mortgage Obligations

Frank J. Fabozzi

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter provides an overview of the different types of agency collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs). Unlike agency passthrough securities, which have only one bond class, agency CMOs have ... More


Supercomputers, Telecommunications Equipment, and China’s Military Modernization

Hugo Meijer

in Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190277697
eISBN:
9780190277710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277697.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

The competition between the two contending coalitions, Control Hawks and the Run Faster coalition, resulted in diverging policy outcomes in the two technology areas of dual-use information and ... More


Internet Freedom in a Surveillance Society

Shawn M. Powers and Michael Jablonski

in The Real Cyber War: The Political Economy of Internet Freedom

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039126
eISBN:
9780252097102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039126.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the significance of the United States' globally robust surveillance apparatus, led by the National Security Agency (NSA), with particular emphasis on the tension between the ... More


Brown at the Helm

Loch K. Johnson

in The Threat on the Horizon: An Inside Account of America's Search for Security after the Cold War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199737178
eISBN:
9780190252458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199737178.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, American Politics

This chapter focuses on the Aspin-Brown Commission's work following Harold Brown's appointment as chairman to replace Les Aspin. The chapter first considers the commission's session with Admiral ... More


Beyond a U.S.-centric Internet?

Dan Schiller

in Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines the mechanism of the United States's internet control over the Domain Name System (DNS). The mechanism of U.S. internet control over the DNS was formalized after President Bill ... More


Agency Mortgage-Backed Securities: Performance, Valuation, and Risk Premium Comparatives

Ion Dan and Philip O. Obazee

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter reviews the historical performance of agency mortgaged-backed securities (MBS). Over time, this asset class has delivered an attractive risk–reward profile compared to other high-grade ... More


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