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  • Creating the Arabian Gulfby Paul J. Rich

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99

    Whether called 'Arabian' or 'Persian,' the Gulf is one of the most politically important regions of the world, and its history is necessary in understanding the contemporary Middle East. Paul Rich draws on previously closed archives to document the actual heritage of the area and dispel the myths, showing that the influences of Britain and India are... more...

  • The Indian Ocean Regionby Anthony H. Cordesman; Abdullah Toukan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 69.99

    The Indian Ocean Region (IOR) is one of the most areas of the world in human terms. This study provides a comprehensive overview of the subregions and countries in the IOR, drawing heavily on a new country risk assessment model developed by Abdullah Toukan, a senior associate with the Burke Chair at CSIS. more...

  • South Asia Regional Dynamics and Strategic Concernsby Robert A. Lamb; Sadika Hameed; Kathryn Mixon

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 29.99

    The authors of this report propose a framework for U.S. policy in South Asia centered around that cluster rather than the more common cluster of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. The report includes an analysis of U.S. policy priorities, contingencies, and regional dynamics in South Asia. more...

  • The Gulf Military Balanceby Anthony H. Cordesman; Bryan Gold; Garrett Berntsen

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 49.99

    The United States faces major challenges in dealing with Iran, the threat of terrorism, and the tide of political instability in the Arabian Peninsula. The presence of some of the world?s largest reserves of oil and natural gas, vital shipping lanes, and Shia populations throughout the region have made the peninsula the focal point of US and Iranian... more...

  • Engaging the Muslim Worldby Walter Douglas; Jeanne Neal

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2013; US$ 29.99

    Public diplomacy supports the interests of the United States by advancing American goals outside the traditional arena of government-to-government relations. Since 9/11, with the rise of al Qaeda and other violent organizations that virulently oppose the United States, public diplomacy in Muslim-majority countries has become an instrument to blunt... more...

  • War and State Terrorismby Mark Selden; Alvin Y. So

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99

    Tracing the course of conflicts throughout Asia in the past century, this groundbreaking volume is the first to explore systematically the nexus of war and state terrorism. Challenging states' definitions of terrorism, which routinely exclude their own behavior, the book focuses especially on the nature of Japanese and American wars and crimes of war.... more...

  • Then They Came For Meby Maziar Bahari

    Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 10.99

    Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran?s contested presidential elections for Newsweek magazine. He thought he?d be returning in just a few days to Paola, his pregnant fiancée. Instead, he was incarcerated under false charges of espionage in Iran?s most notorious prison. His release came four months later, only after a global campaign... more...

  • Asian Rivalriesby Sumit Ganguly; William Thompson

    Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    The most typical treatment of international relations is to conceive it as a battle between two antagonistic states volleying back and forth. In reality, interstate relations are often at least two-level games in which decision-makers operate not only in an international environment but also in a competitive domestic context. Given that interstate... more...

  • Boundaries, Dynamics and Construction of Traditions in South Asiaby Federico Squarcini

    Anthem Press 2011; US$ 130.00

    This collection of essays features a significant selection of the specialized fields of knowledge that have shaped classical South Asian intellectual history, focusing on the different and complex processes employed during the ?invention?, construction, preservation and renewal of a given tradition. more...

  • Pakistan - Zwei Wege der Liebeby Ulrike Christian

    Traugott Bautz 2006; US$ 13.31

    0. Einleitung1. Zur Geschichte Pakistans1.1. Die Anfänge der islamischen Kolonisierung in Indien - Hinduismus versus Islam 1.2. Die Zeit der Moghul-Dynastie1.3. Die Suche nach Identität unter britischer Herrschaft1.4. Die Entstehung eines neuen Staates Pakistan2. Annemarie Schimmel2.1. Primäres Interesse der Studentin und geistige Entwicklung bezüglich... more...