By Hans Born,Dr Born Hans,Ms Caparini Marina
The occasions of September eleven, 2001 sharply revived governmental and societal anxieties in lots of democratic international locations in regards to the threats posed by way of terrorism, geared up crime, the proliferation and use of guns of mass destruction, and different complicated defense threats. in lots of international locations, public discourse of topics commonly thought of a part of social coverage, similar to immigration and asylum, were securitized, whereas intelligence companies were granted better assets and increased powers.
This complete quantity discusses a number of the demanding situations of creating and protecting in charge and democratically managed intelligence prone, drawing either from states with well-established democratic platforms and people rising from authoritarian structures and in transition in the direction of democracy. It adopts a multidisciplinary and comparative method, choosing solid practices to make protection prone in charge to society and its democratic representatives. the quantity will interact either lecturers and practitioners within the dialogue of ways to anchor those important but inherently tough to manage associations inside a firmly democratic framework. As such, it has transparent relevance for those enthusiastic about the keep an eye on and oversight of intelligence and defense concerns in lots of countries.
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