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The sixth edition of American National Security has been extensively rewritten to take into account the significant changes in national security policy in the past decade. Thorough revisions reflect a new strategic context and the challenges and opportunities faced by the United States in the early twenty-first century. Highlights include: • An examination of the current international environment and new factors affecting U.S. national security policy making • A discussion of the Department of Homeland Security and changes in the intelligence community • A survey of intelligence and national security, with special focus on security needs post-9/11 • A review of economic security, diplomacy, terrorism, conventional warfare, counterinsurgency, military intervention, and nuclear deterrence in the changed international setting • An update of security issues in East Asia, South and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Russia and Central Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean • New material on globalization, transnational actors, and human security Previous editions have been widely used in undergraduate and graduate courses.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title page, Copyright
  2. pp. 2-5
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. ix-xiv
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  1. Abbreviations and Acronyms
  2. pp. xv-xviii
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  1. I. National Security Policy: What It Is, and How Americans Have Approached It
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. 1. The International Setting
  2. pp. 3-22
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  1. 2. Traditional American Approaches to National Security
  2. pp. 23-40
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  1. 3. The Evolution of American National Security Policy
  2. pp. 41-70
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  1. II. National Security Policy: Actors and Processes
  2. pp. 71-72
  1. 4. Presidential Leadership and the Executive Branch
  2. pp. 73-102
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  1. 5. Congress
  2. pp. 103-123
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  1. 6. Homeland Security
  2. pp. 124-146
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  1. 7. Intelligence and National Security
  2. pp. 147-169
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  1. 8. The Role of the Military in the Policy Process
  2. pp. 170-190
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  1. 9. Planning, Budgeting, and Management
  2. pp. 191-207
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  1. 10. Putting the Pieces Together: National Security Decision Making
  2. pp. 208-230
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  1. III. National Security Policy: Ways and Means of National Strategy
  2. pp. 231-232
  1. 11. Shaping the International Environment
  2. pp. 233-246
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  1. 12. Economics
  2. pp. 247-266
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  1. 13. Military Power
  2. pp. 267-289
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  1. 14. Asymmetric Conflict, Terrorism, and Preemption
  2. pp. 290-310
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  1. 15. Conventional War
  2. pp. 311-327
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  1. 16. Irregular Challenges, Military Intervention, and Counterinsurgency
  2. pp. 328-346
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  1. 17. Nuclear Policy
  2. pp. 347-366
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  1. IV. International and Regional Security Issues
  2. pp. 367-368
  1. 18. East Asia
  2. pp. 369-396
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  1. 19. South Asia
  2. pp. 397-418
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  1. 20. The Middle East
  2. pp. 419-442
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  1. 21. Sub-Saharan Africa
  2. pp. 443-461
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  1. 22. Russia
  2. pp. 462-484
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  1. 23. Europe
  2. pp. 485-509
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  1. 24. Latin America
  2. pp. 510-534
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  1. V. National Security Policy: Current and Future Issues in American National Security Policy
  2. pp. 535-536
  1. 25. Globalization and Human Security
  2. pp. 537-556
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  1. 26. Looking Ahead
  2. pp. 557-578
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 579-644
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 645-663
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