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  • Intelligence in the Cold War: What Difference did it Make?by Michael Herman; Gwilym Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Intelligence was a major part of the Cold War, waged by both sides with an almost warlike intensity. Yet the question 'What difference did it all make?' remains unanswered. Did it help to contain the Cold War, or fuel it and keep it going? Did it make it hotter or colder? Did these large intelligence bureaucracies tell truth to power, or give their... more...

  • European Security Policy and Strategic Cultureby Peter Schmidt; Benjamin Zyla

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    With the Lisbon Treaty in place and the European Union increasingly involved in international crisis management and stabilization operations in places near and far, this volume revisits the trajectory of a European strategic culture. Specifically, it studies the usefulness of its application in a variety of circumstances, including the EU?s operations... more...

  • Internationalized State-Building after Violent Conflictby Marc Weller; Stefan Wolff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Previously published as a special issue of Ethnopolitics, this volume analyzes various dimensions of the internationalized state-building process in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1995. In December 1995, the Dayton Agreements ended the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina and established a fragile peace between the former conflict parties. The settlement... more...

  • Maritime Issues in the South China Seaby Nien-Tsu Alfred Hu; Ted L. McDorman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    South China Sea (SCS) issues are complex and dynamic, ranging from historic claims to present day military occupation, from military security to regional stability, from rhetorical appeasements to national interests, from intraregional competition to extraregional involvement.  The submissions made in 2009 by several Southeast Asian states to the... more...

  • Intelligence and Strategic Cultureby Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Reliable information on potential security threats is not just the result of diligent intelligence work but also a product of context and culture. The volume explores the nexus between the intelligence process and strategic culture. How can and does the strategic outlook of the United States and the United Kingdom in particular, influence the intelligence... more...

  • The UN, Peace and Forceby Michael Pugh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Restoring and maintaining peace within war-torn societies is a relatively new task for the United Nations. This book examines the options for the UN in the use of force to secure peace, and the extent to which peacekeeping can be effectively extended to coerce warring factions. A combination of internationally distinguished academics and new scholars... more...

  • NGOs, Crisis Management and Conflict Resolutionby D. Irrera

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    Daniela Irrera explores the relationship between non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and intergovernmental organizations (IGOs). The author reviews the issue of NGO's participation in the decision-making processes of intergovernmental IGOs and investigates new activities undertaken by NGOs, including their participation in multilateral humanitarian... more...

  • Bali to Baghdad and Beyondby Rodney Cocks

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.38

    As I surveyed the smoking wreck . . . one thing was apparent: I had become desensitised to death, destruction and terror. I wasn't shocked, disgusted, surprised or numb. For me, sadly, it was just another day. Bali to Baghdad and Beyond is a remarkable first-hand account of life at the UN front lines and in recent post-conflict hotspots. Rodney... more...

  • Cooperation for A Peaceful and Sustainable World: Part 2by Li Junsheng; Chen Bo; Hou Na; Manas Chatterji

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95

    Part 2 of the Cooperations for a peaceful and sustainable world volume, brings together some of the leading researchers on peace science. Chapters discuss issues including, but not restricted to, military expenditure and economics in China, India and Pakistan, Peace science in South East Asia, and several studies on anti-terrorism. more...

  • Building States, Building Peaceby Amaia Sánchez-Cacicedo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 110.00

    Sánchez-Cacicedo provides a critique of liberal peacebuilding approaches and of international interventions in statebuilding processes, questioning how 'global' these initiatives are, using case studies from the Asian region including Sri Lanka and Myanmar. more...