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- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00
This authoritative book examines the place of deterrence after the Cold War. Patrick Morgan explores the state of deterrence theory and its continuing relevance under conditions of nuclear proliferation, collective security organisations, and a revolution in military affairs. This book makes a significant contribution to strategic studies and international... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Although US-Russian relations and nuclear postures have improved, the risk of accidential and unauthorized use of nuclear weapons remains a serious problem. This report presents a phased approach for improving both nuclear safety and US-Russian relations. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
The Office of Nonproliferation Research and Engineering conducts wide-ranging research for diverse end users at the federal and local level. This work suggests promising methods to enable the Office to serve its users' needs while justifying its budget. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1987; US$ 70.00
This volume reflects the research and discussions for the Bellagio Conference, with a spcial emphasis on the distinct perspective introduced by the Europeans on the issues of superpower strategic relations in general and on MAD and SDI in particular. Their views are shaped by concerns on how these broader issues might affect their own national security... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 45.00
In the post-Cold War era, European militaries are engaged in an ongoing adaptation which is challenging relations between armed forces and the societies that they serve. This book offers an innovative conceptual framework to critically evaluate contemporary civil-military relations across the continent of Europe. It analyzes eight key issues in armed... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 35.00
Dozens of states have long been capable of acquiring nuclear weapons, yet only a few have actually done so. Jacques E. C. Hymans finds that the key to this surprising historical pattern lies not in externally imposed constraints, but rather in state leaders' conceptions of the national identity. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
In this timely work, the author analyzes the use of private military firms and international interventions of the military. Outsourcing to the private sector takes missions away from the military, but the shift towards international intervention adds new, wider functions to the traditional role of defence. If these two trends continue at the present... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 26.95
More than half a century after the advent of the nuclear age, is the world approaching a tipping point that will unleash an epidemic of nuclear proliferation? Today many of the building blocks of a nuclear arsenal?scientific and engineering expertise, precision machine tools, software, design information?are more readily available than ever before.... more...