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Quantitative Intelligence Analysis: Applied Analytic Models, Simulations, and Games

by Edward Waltz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

The text explains the model-based method of intelligence analysis that represents the analyst’s mental models of a subject as well as the analyst’s reasoning process. It includes dynamic simulations and...

Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives from China, India, and the United States

by Mohan Malik Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

In the twenty-first century, the Indo-Pacific has emerged as a crucial geostrategic region for trade, investment, energy supplies, cooperation, and competition. It presents complex maritime security challenges...

The Challenge of Nation-Building: Implementing Effective Innovation in the U.S. Army from World War II to the Iraq War

by Rebecca Patterson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 17, 2014)

The Challenge of Nation-Building examines the conditions that have allowed or prevented the U.S. Army to innovate for nation-building effectively. By doing so, it shows how military leadership and civil-military...

Symbolism in Terrorism: Motivation, Communication, and Behavior

by Jonathan Matusitz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2014)

The symbolic character of terrorism is the focus of this textbook. A comprehensive analysis, it incorporates descriptions, definitions, case studies, and theories. This groundbreaking text encompasses all major...

America's Search for Security: The Triumph of Idealism and the Return of Realism

by Sean Kay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 22, 2014)

In America's Search for Security, Sean Kay surveys major historical trends in American foreign policy and provides a new context for thinking about America’s rise to power from the founding period through...

Military Soft Power: Public Diplomacy through Military Educational Exchanges

by Carol Atkinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 26, 2014)

The military has long been associated with hard power, yet it is engaged in public diplomacy as it represents the U.S. abroad and facilitates the diffusion of ideas. Military Soft Power examines one such aspect...

Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific: Lessons from Conflict Management in Past Great Power Eras

by Michael R. Kraig Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 04, 2014)

Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific examines how U.S. Joint Forces should be used to face the threat of a rising China at a time when future crises and even wars are likely to be defined by relatively...

The New Era in U.S. National Security: An Introduction to Emerging Threats and Challenges

by Jack A. Jarmon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 21, 2014)

This core text for international security, strategy, war studies students is a timely and comprehensive study of the realities of national security in the United States today. Pulling together different areas,...

The Art of Intelligence: Simulations, Exercises, and Games

by William J. Lahneman & Rubén Arcos Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 13, 2014)

This is the first textbook to offer in one volume original simulations, exercises, and games designed by academics and intelligence professionals from several countries. These innovative methods are meant to...

Perspectives on Western Sahara: Myths, Nationalisms, and Geopolitics

by Anouar Boukhars & Jacques Roussellier Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 18, 2013)

This thorough, impartial survey brings together some of the best experts on the Sahara question to provide a broad-based analysis of the problem from a range of perspectives. Featuring new research, the chapters...

Publius and Political Imagination

by Jason Frank Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 05, 2013)

Jason Frank’s Publius and Political Imagination is the first volume of the Modernity and Political Thought series to take as its focus not a single author, but collaboration between political philosophers,...

U.S. National Security and Foreign Policymaking After 9/11: Present at the Re-creation

by Kent M. Bolton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2007)

U.S. National Security Policymaking: Present at the Re-Creation examines the external, societal, and governmental sources of change to U.S. national-security policymaking that were begun by 9/11, memorialized...

Balancing Liberty and Security: An Ethical Study of U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance, 2001-2009

by Michelle Louise Atkin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 11, 2013)

Using the post 9/11 period as its backdrop, the book examines questions concerning the limits of government intrusion on protected Fourth Amendment rights. From the introduction of the U.S.A. PATRIOT Act and...

Planetary Politics: Human Rights, Terror, and Global Society

by Stephen Eric Bronner, Micheline Ishay, Carl Boggs & Drucilla Cornell et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 20, 2005)

Global society has been analyzed in any number of ways: books dealing with its economic and cultural implications flood the market. But Planetary Politics highlights something unique. It explores globalization...

Intelligence and the National Security Strategist: Enduring Issues and Challenges

by Robert D. Kline, Roger Z. George, Mark M. Lowenthal & James B. Bruce et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 11, 2005)

Intelligence and the National Security Strategist: Enduring Issues and Challenges presents students with a useful anthology of published articles from diverse sources as well as original contributions to the...

From Lambs to Lions: Future Security Relationships in a World of Biological and Nuclear Weapons

by Thomas Preston Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 18, 2007)

In From Lambs to Lions, Thomas Preston examines current trends in the proliferation of nuclear and biological weapons capabilities, know-how, and technologies for both state and non-state actors-and then projects...

Digital Dictators

by Ilan Berman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 02, 2018)

The 2016 elections in the United States exposed a massive campaign of subversion and interference carried out by Russia and aimed at undermining the inner workings of American democracy. But that disinformation...

Jihadism Constrained

by Barak Mendelsohn Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2018)

How threatening are al-Qaeda and the Islamic State? In Jihadism Constrained, Barak Mendelsohn suggests that although jihadi terrorism is a serious challenge, it must not be exaggerated. Transnational terrorist...

U.S. National Security Law

by H. L. Pohlman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 12, 2018)

The rise of international terrorism in today’s globalized world has focused attention on the degree to which international law should shape U.S. national security law and policy. This unique textbook of readings...

The Cyber Threat and Globalization

by Jack A. Jarmon & Pano Yannakogeorgos Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 15, 2018)

The Cyber Threat and Globalization is designed for students of security studies and international relations, as well as security professionals who want a better grasp of the nature and existential threat of...

International Conflicts, 1816-2010

by Douglas M. Gibler Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 22, 2018)

A militarized interstate dispute (MID) refers to international conflict short of war. The MID dataset from the Correlates of War Project catalogs summary data on all threats, displays, and uses of force between...

Reasoning for Intelligence Analysts

by Noel Hendrickson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 16, 2018)

The goal of this text is to address the three distinct dimensions of an analyst’s thinking: traits (who), techniques (how), and targets (what). Based on a decade of academic research and university teaching...

Political Influence Operations

by Darren E. Tromblay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 05, 2018)

Political Influence Operations provides an incisive examination of how external actors have infiltrated American society—from lobbyists, to academia, to the media—in order to further their own objectives....

U.S. Military Detention Operations in Post–Abu Ghraib Iraq

by Jeffrey Meriwether Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 22, 2018)

Detention operations are vital to U.S. military doctrine and crucial to the success of combat and recovery missions. This book shows that the image of abuse from Abu-Ghraib were but one small, harmful element...

Human Security

by David Andersen-Rodgers & Kerry F. Crawford Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 15, 2018)

Human security refers in its broadest sense to the protection of individuals from harm. Human Security: Theory and Action explores the theory and application of concepts central to this notion of security. It...

Environmental Geopolitics

by Shannon O'Lear Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 12, 2018)

This thought-provoking and clearly argued text provides a critical geopolitical lens for understanding global environment politics. A subfield of political geography, environmental geopolitics examines how environmental...

Terrorist Organizations and Weapons of Mass Destruction

by Alethia H. Cook Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 25, 2017)

Weapons of Mass Destruction are diverse and pose unique challenges to governments attempting to keep them out of the wrong hands and preparing to respond to an attack. This text analyzes Chemical, Biological,...

NATO and Article 5

by John R. Deni Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 04, 2017)

For much of the last 25 years, NATO has focused on crisis managementin places such as Kosovo and Afghanistan,resulting in major changes to alliance strategy, resourcing,force structure, and training. Re-embracing...

Countering Heedless Jihad

by James A. Sheppard, Major General Michael Lehnert, David J. Dunford & Khuram Iqbal Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 19, 2017)

Using concepts that are not already a part of the militant discourse as a way to undermine extremism, Countering Heedless Jihad explores a stratagem aimed at defusing jihadist ideology. It explains how to counteract...

Security at a Price

by Nicholas Khoo & Reuben Steff Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 26, 2017)

This volume in the Weapons of Mass Destruction series makes the case that the United States’ expansive missile defence policy has eroded both its own security and that of its allies. These findings are based...

Approaching the Nuclear Tipping Point

by James E. Goodby Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 25, 2017)

Globalization and technology have created new challenges to national governments. As a result, they now must share power with other entities, such as regional and global organizations or large private economic...

The Lesser Jihads

by Phil Gurski Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 25, 2017)

The Lesser Jihads examines conflict through the lens of Islamist terrorist groups. It outlines how terrorists see war, as well as what historical and current events and ideas they use not only to justify violence,...

Military Chaplains in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Beyond

by Eric Patterson, S. K. Moore, Ron E. Hassner & LaShanda D. Hess-Hernandez et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 07, 2014)

The role of military chaplains has changed over the past decade as Western militaries have deployed to highly religious environments such as East Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq. U.S. military chaplains, who are...

Strategic Cyber Deterrence

by Scott Jasper Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 22, 2017)

According to the FBI, about 4000 ransomware attacks happen every day. In the United States alone, victims lost $209 million to ransomware in the first quarter of 2016. Even worse is the threat to critical infrastructure,...

The Battle for China's Spirit

by Sarah Cook Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 16, 2017)

The Battle for China’s Spirit is the first comprehensive analysis of its kind, focusing on seven major religious groups in China that together account for over 350 million believers: Chinese Buddhism, Taoism,...

Restoring America's Military Prowess

by John E. Peters Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 29, 2016)

The U.S. military spends more than 14 countries combined and possesses state-of-the art weapons and equipment, yet after 13 years of effort, $1.4 trillion, and some 6,000 casualties, it still has been unable...

War With Iran

by Geoffrey Kemp & John Allen Gay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 19, 2013)

War With Iran: Political, Military and Economic Consequences provides readers both a history of Iran’s relationship with the West and an expert’s estimation of what the political, human and financial costs...

Security 2.0

by Charles Hauss Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 28, 2015)

Today, international security issues are slowly being reconsidered through the lens of human security, which refers to a combination of political, economic, social, nutritional, environmental, physical health,...

Political Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

by Jonathan Fine Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 26, 2015)

Religious political violence is by no means a new phenomenon, yet there are critical differences between the various historical instances of such violence and its more current permutations. Since the mid-1970s,...

Weapons of Mass Destruction

by Joseph M. Siracusa & Aiden Warren Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 29, 2017)

Whether possessed by a state or non-state actor, the specter of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs), and more specifically, nuclear weapons and their associated material, present a significant threat to global...

The American Deep State

by Peter Dale Scott Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 02, 2017)

Now in a new edition updated through the unprecedented 2016 presidential election, this provocative book makes a compelling case for a hidden “deep state” that influences and often opposes official U.S....

A Tale of Two Eagles

by Craig A. Deare Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 13, 2017)

The United States and Mexico share a history shaped in the 19th century by numerous US forces interventions into Mexican territory and US expropriation of considerable swaths of Mexican territory. However, in...

American National Security Policy

by John T. Fishel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 15, 2017)

Security policy is a key factor not only of domestic politics in the U.S., but also of foreign relations and global security. This text sets to explain the process of security policy making in the United States...

Strategic Analysis in Support of International Policy Making

by Thomas Juneau Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 02, 2017)

The book aims to improve our understanding of what it means to create high-quality analytical products by focusing on the concept of relevance for policy-makers. Despite variations in context, strategic analysts...

Western Foreign Fighters

by Phil Gurski Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 06, 2017)

A number of recent terrorist attacks were committed by young men and women who had radicalized, went to train with IS in the Middle East, then returned to their home country to commit acts of violence. In this...

Security in Africa: A Critical Approach to Western Indicators of Threat

by Claire Metelits Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 12, 2016)

This book questions the dominant Western narrative of security threats in Africa. By assessing the origins of the traditional approach to security and problematizing failed states, political instability, Muslim...

Cyber Insecurity: Navigating the Perils of the Next Information Age

by Trey Herr, Richard Harrison & Richard J. Danzig Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 18, 2016)

As Internet connectivity continues to spread, this book will offer readers greater awareness of the cyber threats of tomorrow—and serve to inform the policy debates about how to mitigate them.

The Life and Work of General Andrew J. Goodpaster: Best Practices in National Security Affairs

by C. Richard Nelson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 29, 2016)

This biography shows the importance of experienced soldier-scholars with high integrity on national security teams and provides the first systematic mining of the documents Goodpaster wrote on national security....

The United Kingdom and the Future of Nuclear Weapons

by Andrew Futter Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 16, 2016)

This volume provides a study of the current UK nuclear program and related issues that reflect the complexity of the Trident weapons system and the changing nature of deterrence. Presenting the political, cultural,...

Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction: Assessing the U.S. Government's Policy

by Albert J. Mauroni Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 12, 2016)

This book uses a public policy framework to examine how the U.S. government, and in particular the U.S. military, should address the potential use of unconventional weapons in the 21st century. It discusses...