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Stanford Security Studies Catalog 2012

Stanford Security Studies Catalog 2012

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Published by: Stanford University Press on Feb 28, 2012
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Reducing Uncertainty 
Intelligence Analysisand National Security 
Tomas Fingar
Written by a 35-year intelligenceproessional,
Reducing Uncer-tainty
describes what IntelligenceCommunity analysts do, howthey do it, and how they areaected by the political contextthat shapes, uses, and sometimesabuses their output. It looks atwhy IC analysts pay more atten-tion to warning about potentialthreats than to providing inputthat might increase the likeli-hood o positive developments.
“Tom Fingar’s distillation o les-sons learned during more thantwo decades at the nexus o intelligence analysis and nationalsecurity decision-making is clear,concise, and brimming withinsight.
Reducing Uncertainty 
should be required reading or allwho produce, use, or think aboutintelligence.”
—Lt.Gen. Brent Scowcrot,National Security Advisor to PresidentsFord and George H.W. Bush
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Table of Contents
National Security
Military Reorm/  Transormation/ Eectiveness
Asian Security
International Relations/ Conict and Politics
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Fighting Back 
What GovernmentsCan Do Abouterrorism
Edited by Paul Shemella
Since terrorism became aglobal national security issuein the new millennium, all gov-ernments have wrestled withits eects. Yet strong measuresagainst terrorism have oenmade the root causes o theproblem worse, while weak re-sponses have invited urther at-tack. In response,
Fighting Back
 explains how governments canconstruct and execute the mosteective strategies to combatterrorism—and how they canmanage the consequences o those acts o terrorism they cannot prevent. Written by ateam o experts, the book oersa concise but complete courseon the most important nationalsecurity challenge o our time.
“Terrorism is a devilish problembecause it ranges across somany perspectives. Paul Shem-ella and his ellow authors puta range o the pieces togetherin a way that advances under-standing or policymakers andprovides a comprehensiveguide or students.”
—Gregory Treverton,Director, RAND Center or Global Risk and Security 
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Te Politics o Space Security 
Strategic Restraint andthe Pursuit o NationalInterests, Second Edition
James Clay Moltz
Te past ve decades have wit-nessed erce international ri- valry in space, but also surprisingmilitary restraint. Now, with anincreasing number o countriescapable o harming U.S. space as-sets, experts and ocials have re-newed a long-standing debate overthe best route to space security.
Te Politics o Space Security
putsthis debate into historical contextby explaining the main trends inmilitary space developments sinceSputnik, their underlying causes,and the actors that are likely toinfuence their uture course. Tisnew edition provides analysis o the Obama administration’s spacepolicy and the rise o new actors,including China, India, and Iran.
“The intellectual scope andhistorical detail o Clay Moltz’sstudy are truly impressive. He hasbrought to bear on a pressingissue in international securityboth high quality scholarship andpragmatic policy prescriptions.”
—John M. Logsdon,The George Washington University 
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U.S. Presidentsand ForeignPolicy Mistakes
Stephen G. Walker andAkan Malici
Mistakes, in the orm o baddecisions, are a commoneature o every presidentialadministration, and their con-sequences run the gamut romunnecessary military spending,to missed opportunities ororeign policy advantage, toneedless bloodshed. Tis book analyzes a range o presidentialdecisions made in the realmo US oreign policy—with aspecial ocus on national secu-rity—over the past hal century in order to create a roadmapo the decision process and aguide to better oreign policy decision-making in the increas-ingly complex context o 21stcentury international relations.
“This book does a superb job o integrating historical, game-theoretic, and psychologicalapproaches and deepeningour understanding o howto avoid miscalculationsthat can cause grievousharm on a massive scale.
—Philip E. Tetlock,University o Pennsylvania
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Vortex o Conict
U.S. Policy owardAghanistan, Pakistan,and Iraq
Dan Caldwell
Vortex o Confict 
is the rst,accessible,
one-volume resource
 or anyone who wishes to un-derstand why and how the U.S.became involved in the warsin Aghanistan and Iraq—andin the aairs o Pakistan—con-currently. It will stand as thecomprehensive reerence work or general readers seeking aroad map to the conficts, orstudents looking or analysisand elucidation o the relevantdata, and or veterans and theiramilies seeking to better un-derstand their own experience.
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Learning to Eat Soup with a Knie
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