hist81Copyright: 2023 @ https://www.peterlang.com/document/1161206

Bringing together twelve experts from nine countries, this volume explores intelligence and diplomatic activities, both historical and contemporary, in the Balkan region. Covering a wide range of periods and radically different historical conditions, the various contributions are united by a common theme: the intimate relationship between diplomacy and intelligence. Read more

cynthia2Copyright @ 2020 https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Secret-Apparatus/Cynthia-Farahat/9781642938654?s=09

The Muslim Brotherhood’s “Secret Apparatus” is a clandestine incubator for Islamic terrorism, and it exports its “industry of death” to destroy the world through infiltration, disinformation, and jihad.

The world’s most dangerous terrorist group is not hiding in the caves of the Hindu Kush or in the Saharan wilderness—it operates inside the United States, and its members have sworn to fight eternal jihad. The Muslim Brotherhood is a fraternal cult inspired by the Order of the Assassins and modeled after Joseph Stalin’s Secret Apparatus. It’s an incubator for Islamic terrorist organizations, and it has implemented a one-hundred-year plan to destroy the West. The Muslim Brotherhood claims to be a reformist, non-violent political organization, but it is a terrorism apparatus with a political facade, which its ... Read more

acro29At the Great War raged in Europe, Athens, the city of the Acropolis, turned into a place of violence and political intrigue where nothing was or could be kept secret. This book reveals the activities of British, German, and French spymasters in 1914-1918. All spymasters, overzealous and amateurs, were involved in countless real and imagined plots at a time of constitutional crisis. The Anglophile Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos insisted that Greece join the Entente against the central powers. King Constantine demanded Greece remain neutral, to the strategic advantage of Kaiser Wilhelm II, whose sister, Sofia, he had married.

ioannis22Dr. Ioannis P. Sotiropoulos demonstrates scientific precision and methodological rigor, producing a work that can be ranked among the most important on the Afghanistan issue. The work of Sotiropoulos contributes decisively to the clarification of the causes of the soviet intervention in Afghanistan, since, among other things, he reconstructs with precision, patience and meticulous documentation the timeline of the decision-making by the official bodies of the Soviet Union, within the geopolitical framework of the Cold War. ... Read more

musaphoto“Russia Wagner Militia, Chechen Fighters, and Nazification of Ukraine”, by Musa Khan Jalalzai, a member of RIEAS, Greece and Director of the Law Enforcement and Intelligence Analysis Center, UK and Fellow of Islamic Theology of Counter-Terrorism (ITCT), a Think-Tank based in UK.

The book focuses on the issue of Foreign Fighters, or Proxy Militias that have circulated in newspapers, Proxy Militias have reached Ukraine and are fighting against Russian and Ukraine’s army in different cities. There were different perceptions about these militias and their fighting capabilities, but one thing was clear that these militias might be effective in guerrilla war, not in traditional technological war.

barnea9RIEAS presents a valuable book for security and intelligence scholars titled: “We Have Never Expected That: A Comparative Study of Failures in National and Business Intelligence” by Avner Barnea, a research fellow at the National Security Studies (NSSC) at the University of Haifa, Israel.
The Book will be presented online event hosted by the Bar -Ilan University (Israel), on Thursday the 10 March at 1130 (EST-US) / 1830 (Israel and Greek time)  Click on to Read more.

icct8RIEAS presents a valuable book for security and intelligence scholars titled: “Handbook of Terrorism, Prevention, and Preparedness”, edited by Prof. Alex P. Schmid and featuring contributions from leading experts in the field, this ambitious joint project aims to be an authoritative resource on counter-terrorism. Edition 1st Edition, First Published 2020, The Hague, ICCT Press. DOI 10.19165/2020.6.01, ISBN 9789090339771. Read more

per211RIEAS presents a valuable book for security and intelligence scholars titled: “Hybrid Warfare: Security and Asymmetric Conflict in International Relations” by Mikael Weissmann, Niklas Nilsson, Per Thunholm and Bjorn Palmertz (eds). Hybrid Warfare refers to a military strategy that blends conventional warfare, so-called 'irregular warfare' and cyber-attacks with other influencing methods, such as fake news, diplomacy and foreign political intervention. As Hybrid Warfare becomes increasingly commonplace, there is an imminent need for research bringing attention to how these challenges can be addressed in order to develop a comprehensive approach towards Hybrid Threats and Hybrid Warfare. Read more 


ccespionage1RIEAS presents a book titled: Chinese Communist Espionage, An Intelligence Primer by Peter Mattis and Matthew Brazil (eds). This is the first book of its kind to employ hundreds of Chinese sources to explain the history and current state of Chinese Communist intelligence operations. It profiles the leaders, top spies, and important operations in the history of China's espionage organs, and links to an extensive online glossary of Chinese language intelligence and security terms. Peter Mattis and Matthew Brazil present an unprecedented look into the murky world of Chinese espionage both past and present, enabling a better understanding of how pervasive and important its influence is, both in China and abroad. Read more

darya9RIEAS presents a book titled: “Terrorism and Advanced Technologies in Psychological Warfare: New Risks, New Opportunities to Counter the Terrorist Threat by Darya Bazarkina, Evgeny N. Pashentsev, and Greg Simons (eds). The book focus on the advanced technologies in the contemporary society enable many social problems to be resolved. However, due to the imperfect nature of social relations in human society, these technologies are very often used against human security and public interest. One of the most obvious and dangerous expressions of such usage is the activity of terrorist. Read more

intelcultures9RIEAS presents the Book titled: Intelligence Communities and Cultures in Asia and the Middle East: A Comprehensive Reference by Bob de Graaff, editor, Professor of intelligence and security studies at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Description of the Book
How are intelligence systems structured in countries across Asia and the Middle East—from Russia to India, from Turkey to China and Japan, from Kazakhstan to Saudi Arabia? In what ways did decolonization and the Cold War influence their organization? What is their mission, and to what extent do they come under public scrutiny?

The authors of this comprehensive reference delve into these questions, and more, to provide a unique, systematic survey of intelligence practices and cultures in 22 countries. Read more

erik9RIEAS presents the book titled: “Intelligence Operations: Understanding Data, Tools, People, and Processes” helps readers understand the various issues and considerations an intelligence professional must tackle when reviewing, planning, and managing intelligence operations, regardless of level or environment.

The book opens by introducing the reader to the many defining concepts associated with intelligence, as well as the main subject of intelligence: the threat. Additional chapters examine the community of intelligence, revealing where intelligence is actually practiced, as well as what defines and characterizes intelligence operations. Readers learn about the four critical components to every intelligence operation—data, tools, people, and processes—and then explore the various operational and analytic processes involved in greater detail. Throughout, the text encourages discovery and discussion, urging readers to first understand the material, then break it down, adapt it, and apply it in a way that supports their particular operations or requirements.

Unique in approach and designed to assist professionals at all levels, Intelligence Operations is an excellent resource for both academic courses in the subject and practical application by intelligence personnel. Read more

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