The Beijing Consensus

Beijing presents a clear and gathering threat to Washington – but not for the reasons you think. China’s challenge to the West stems from its transformative brand of capitalism and an entirely different conception of the international community.

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Founding Political Warfare Documents of the United States

A 367-page collection of political warfare-related documents, pamphlets, essays, leaflets, declarations, speeches, laws, songs and satire by those who fought for – and against – American independence from 1763-1783. Designed specifically for the editor's Political Warfare: Past, Present and Future class and in the support of the development of psychological operations, information operations and strategic…

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Cultural Intelligence for Winning the Peace

In this anthology, a score of experts in counterinsurgency warfare, cultural anthropology, and strategic communications look at ways in which the study of foreign cultures and cultural phenomena may be used by policymakers, peacekeepers, soldiers, intelligence officers, and diplomats. Exploring areas from HUMINT to information operations, this book presents a modern approach to the ancient…

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The Public Diplomacy Reader

The first in the IWP course reader series, this edited volume provides a look at slices of public diplomacy: the art of communicating with foreign publics to influence international perceptions, attitudes and policies. Like any art form, the real definition of public diplomacy is subjective, and can be the source of lively and often bitter…

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Fighting the War of Ideas like a Real War

This ground-breaking monograph departs from the conventional view of public diplomacy and international communication in time of war and argues for deploying messages as weapons of attack against the terrorists and other extremists. Proposing an immediate-term strategy that requires no bureaucratic reorganization or major budgetary changes, Fighting the War of Ideas like a Real War…

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The Origins of FBI Counterintelligence

As the world prepared for war in the 1930s, the United States discovered that it faced the real threat of foreign spies stealing military and industrial secrets-and that it had no established means to combat them. Into that breach stepped J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI. Although the FBI's expanded role in World War II…

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