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  • Hamas, Popular Support and War in the Middle Eastby Richard Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a new understanding of the nature of power-seeking insurgent groups by empirically examining the use of violence by Hamas in the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict. Though Hamas has learned to ride the tides of popular support, it remains suspended between its quest to achieve the values of its ardent supporters (reclamation of land through... more...

  • India and the Responsibility to Protectby Dr Alan Bloomfield; Assoc Prof Emilian Kavalski

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    Bloomfield charts India?s profoundly ambiguous engagement with the thorny problem of protecting vulnerable persons from atrocities without fatally undermining the sovereign state system, a matter which is now substantially shaped by debates about the responsibility to protect (R2P) norm. Books about India?s evolving role in world affairs and about... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Kosovo: the Politics of Delusionby Kyril Drezov; Bulent Gokay; Michael Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This collection examines the escalation of the Kosovo conflict to a full-scale war. It looks at its origins, background and the implications of the conflict: the myths, history and perceptions of the post-1989 crisis and the situation after the start of NATOs 1999 bombing campaign. more...

  • Liberal Peace Transitionsby Oliver P. Richmond; Jason Franks

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2011; Not Available

    This book, newly available in paperback, examines the nature of 'liberal peace': the common aim of the international community's approach to post-conflict statebuilding. Adopting a particularly critical stance on this one-size-fits-all paradigm, it explores the process by breaking down liberal peace theory into its constituent parts: democratisation,... 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...

  • Mobilizing for Peaceby Thomas R. Rochon

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.00

    The crusade against nuclear weapons in Great Britain, West Germany, France, and the Netherlands in the early 1980s dwarfed all previous protest movements in Western Europe in the postwar period. What produced the demonstrations against NATO's decision in December 1979 to base 572 cruise and Pershing II missiles in five West European countries? What... more...

  • Moral Responsibility, Statecraft and Humanitarian Interventionby Cathinka Vik

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the moral complexity of statecraft in the context of decision-making on armed intervention in the post-Cold War era. This book adds to the debate on humanitarian intervention by analyzing the moral complexity of statecraft when confronted with situations of severe human rights violations. Through a comparative case study of President... more...