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By Amos A Jordan,William J Taylor,Michael J. Meese,Suzanne C Nielsen,James Schlesinger

The 6th variation of American nationwide Security has been generally rewritten take into consideration the numerous adjustments in nationwide safeguard coverage long ago decade. Thorough revisions replicate a brand new strategic context and the demanding situations and possibilities confronted by means of the U.S. within the early twenty-first century. Highlights include:

? An exam of the present foreign surroundings and new elements affecting U.S. nationwide safeguard coverage making? A dialogue of the dept of fatherland safeguard and alterations within the intelligence neighborhood? A survey of intelligence and nationwide safeguard, with exact specialise in defense wishes post-9/11? A evaluate of financial protection, international relations, terrorism, traditional conflict, counterinsurgency, army intervention, and nuclear deterrence within the replaced overseas environment? An replace of safeguard concerns in East Asia, South and Southeast Asia, the center East, Sub-Saharan Africa, Russia and crucial Asia, and Latin the USA and the Caribbean? New fabric on globalization, transnational actors, and human security

Previous variations were accepted in undergraduate and graduate courses.

Praise for earlier editions:

"A vintage textual content, customary in universities... It does an exemplary task of explaining the method of defining and enforcing nationwide defense pursuits. hardly ever any major topic is passed over from this very wealthy and readable volume." -- Foreign Affairs

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