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American National Security / Edition 6
     

American National Security / Edition 6

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

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ISBN-10: 080189154X

ISBN-13: 9780801891540

Pub. Date: 02/20/2009

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

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:

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801891540
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
02/20/2009
Edition description:
sixth edition
Pages:
688
Sales rank:
177,628
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 5.40(d)

Table of Contents

Contents:; A Guide to the Adult Eye; How Our Vision Changes over Time; The Eye Exam; All about Eyeglasses; Contact Lenses: Everything You Need to Know; Refractive Surgery: Don't Discard Those Spectacles Just Yet; Cataracts; Glaucoma, the "Silent Thief"; Age-Related Macular Degeneration; The Eyelids; The Cornea; The Conjunctiva; The Complicated World of Tears; The Uvea: Iris, Ciliary Body, and Choroid; The Retina and Vitreous; The Optic Nerve; Eye Trauma and Emergencies; General Health Problems that Can Affect the Eyes; Coping with Low Vision; Common Medications that Affect the Eyes; Appendix: A Guide to Eye Medications and Their Side Effects; Symptom Index

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