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  • The EU, Strategy and Security Policyby Laura Chappell; Jocelyn Mawdsley; Petar Petrov

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This edited collection is a timely and in-depth analysis of the EU?s efforts to bring coherency and strategy to its security policy actions. Despite a special European Council summit in December 2013 on defence, it is generally acknowledged that fifteen years since its inception the EU?s Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) has yet to acquire... more...

  • Drones and the Future of Air Warfareby Michael P. Kreuzer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the evolution of airpower and specifically the growth and proliferation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs). While most existing literature examines either the law or ethics of RPAs, and some newer scholarship looks to the battlefield effectiveness (the gains from strikes versus the potential for ?blowback, etc.), this work investigates... more...

  • Empêcher la guerreby Nadine-Josette Chaline

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 26.99

    Comment empêcher la guerre ? Est-ce par un refus antimilitariste de porter les armes, ou par un effort préventif pour régler pacifiquement les conflits au moyen d?organismes internationaux ? Peut-on interdire de faire la guerre ? Y-a-t-il des guerres justes ? Pour se défendre par exemple si l?on est attaqué. Peut-on instituer un Droit de la guerre... more...

  • Identities in Civil Conflictby Eva Bernauer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Eva Bernauer predicts civil conflicts based upon the political exclusion of identity groups and their transnational links to external governments. The innovation lies in a simultaneous consideration of three identities ? ethnicity, religion, and class-based ideology ? thus extending previous studies with merely an ethnic focus. Most importantly, such... more...

  • UN Emergency Peace Service and the Responsibility to Protectby Annie Herro

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the attitudes of political, military and non-state actors towards the idea of a UN Emergency Peace Service, and the issues that might affect the establishment of this service in both theory and practice. The United Nations Emergency Peace Service (UNEPS) is a civil society-led idea to establish a permanent UN service to improve... more...

  • Diplomatic Style and Foreign Policyby Jeffrey Robertson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The book explores diplomatic style and its use as a means to provide analytical insight into a state?s foreign policy, with a specific focus on South Korea. Diplomatic style attracts scant attention from scholars. It is dismissed as irrelevant in the context of diplomacy?s universalism; misconstrued as a component of foreign policy; alluded to perfunctorily... more...

  • Islamic State and the Coming Global Confrontationby Hussein Solomon

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    Thisbook analyzes the origins and organizational structure of Islamic State (IS), examiningits military triumphs and success in securing new recruits via social media. Fromits base in Iraq and Syria, IS has spread globally with 17 regional affiliatesfrom Indonesia to Nigeria and sleeper cells in at least 60 countries, capableof atrocities like the... more...

  • Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridgesby Peter Gill

    Zed Books 2016; US$ 19.95

    Eye-opening and controversial, Peter Gill reveals first-hand the dilemmas of providing foreign aid at the sharp end, and how many of the world's leading aid agencies have struggled not to be compromised by the so-called war on terror. more...

  • The Trilateral Commission and Global Governanceby Dino Knudsen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book provides the first analysis of the Trilateral Commission and its role in global governance and contemporary diplomacy. In 1973, David Rockefeller and Zbigniew Brzezinski founded the Trilateral Commission. Involving highly influential people from business and politics in the US, Western Europe, and Japan, the Commission was soon preceived... more...

  • The Relationship between Rhetoric and Terrorist Violenceby Allison G. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Studies have demonstrated that choices in the use of language convey information that goes beyond the content of the words themselves. In many cases, how something is said matters as much as what is said. Using techniques collectively referred to as linguistic content analysis, researchers have studied topics ranging from how to identify if individuals... more...