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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 108.00
The conventional understanding of Singapore's foreign policy can be summarized in three main propositions: first, it is dictated by the imperatives of being a small state; second, its primary purpose is to ensure Singapore's survival, given its small size; and third, this logic of survival dictates a realpolitik approach to foreign policy... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.95
The Parliament of Man is the first definitive history of the United Nations, from one of America's greatest living historians.Distinguished scholar Paul Kennedy, author of the bestselling The Rise and Fall of Great Powers , gives us a thorough and timely account that explains the UN's roots and functions while also casting an objective eye on its... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 35.00
Presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush both led the United States through watershed events in foreign relations: the end of the Cold War and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Many high-level cabinet members and advisers played important foreign policy roles in both administrations, most notably Dick Cheney, Colin Powell, and Condoleeza... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99
?A world in which the leading liberal-democratic nation does not assume its role as world policeman will become a world in which dictatorships contend, or unite, to fill the breach. Americans seeking a return to an isolationist garden of Eden?alone and undisturbed in the world, knowing neither good nor evil?will soon find themselves living within... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 79.99
The role of military chaplains has changed over the past decade as Western militaries have deployed to highly religious environments such as East Africa, Afghanistan, and Iraq. By looking at the rapidly changing role of the military chaplain, this volume raises issues critical to U.S. foreign and national security policy and diplomacy. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
Does America, as George W. Bush has proclaimed, have a special mission, derived from God, to bring liberty and democracy to the world? How much influence does the Christian right have over U.S. foreign policy? And how should America deal with violent Islamist extremists? Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state and bestselling author of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 155.00
How do governments that do not enjoy formal diplomatic relations use propaganda? When a government is denied recognition by the international community, it must explore every avenue of publicity available to project its image and policies. For such actors, propaganda can become diplomacy out of necessity. The Republic of China on Taiwan is such a government,... more...
- United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 38.00
??This is an important book for anyone interested in international public policy. It gives a very clear picture of the workings of the ?actuallyexisting? legislative process of global governance (problem-specific, global conferences) and the central, perhaps essential, role of ?middle powers? and Canada in particular.?? Craig N. Murphy, M. Margaret... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
Essence of Diplomacy explores the essential, timeless features of diplomacy, drawing on the historical record of over three millennia. In their effort at making international relations (IR) theory relevant to diplomacy, and diplomacy relevant to IR theory, the authors identify three essential dimensions of diplomacy: communication, representation... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 140.00
From the UN Security Council and the European Union's Council of Ministers to obscure committees on food labelling or the scheduling of World Fairs, several thousand multilateral conferences are held each year. Why do governments deploy so much effort in these activities? What goes on behind the scenes at these meetings? How are their outcomes determined... more...