New Books in National Security

Interviews with Scholars of National Security about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/national-security/

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episode 58: P. W. Singer and A. Cole, "Burn-In: A Novel of the Real Robotic Revolution" (HMH, 2020)


An FBI agent hunts a new kind of terrorist through a Washington, DC, of the future - at once a gripping technothriller and a fact-based tour of tomorrow.


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episode 57: Evy Poumpouras, "Becoming Bulletproof" (Atria Press, 2020)


Former Secret Service agent and star of Bravo’s Spy Games, Evy Poumpouras, shares lessons learned from protecting presidents...


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episode 56: S. Moskalenko and C. McCauley, "Radicalization to Terrorism: What Everyone Needs to Know" (Oxford UP, 2020)


The authors propose twelve mechanisms that can move individuals, groups, and mass publics from political indifference to sympathy and support for terrorist violence...


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David Shimer, "Rigged: America, Russia, and One Hundred Years of Covert Electoral Interference" (Knopf, 2020)


Shimer narrates in meticulous but page-turning detail a century of covert electoral interference, by both the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War, and continuing to this day...


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episode 744: Vincent Bevins, "The Jakarta Method" (Public Affairs, 2020)


The Jakarta Method joins a growing body of scholarly work on what some call a “political genocide” and what a 1968 CIA report deemed “one of the worst mass murders of the 20th century”.


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episode 331: Michael Schuman, "Superpower Interrupted: The Chinese History of the World" (PublicAffairs, 2020)


The biggest question of the twenty-first century is: What does China want?


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episode 736: E. Bruce Geelhoed, "Diplomacy Shot Down: The U-2 Crisis and Eisenhower's Aborted Mission to Moscow, 1959–1960" (U Oklahoma Press, 2020)


What if the Soviets had not shot down the American U-2 spy plane and President Dwight D. Eisenhower had visited the Soviet Union in 1960 as planned?


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episode 37: Micol Seigel, "Violence Work: State Violence and the Limits of Police" (Duke UP, 2018)


Recent calls for the defunding or abolition of police raise important questions about the legitimacy of state violence and the functions that police are supposed to serve...


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