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  • Murrow's Cold Warby Gregory M Tomlin

    Potomac Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    In March 1961 America?s most prominent journalist, Edward R. Murrow, ended a quarter-century career with the Columbia Broadcasting System to join the administration of John F. Kennedy as director of the United States Information Agency (USIA). Charged with promoting a positive image abroad, the agency sponsored overseas research programs, produced... more...

  • The Olympic Movement and the Sport of Peacemakingby Ramón Spaaij; Cindy Burleson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Sport and peacemaking have evolved. It is no longer the case that the Olympic Games and war games exist in isolation from each other. Increasingly, policymakers, peacekeepers, athletes, development workers, presidents of nations and others combine forces in an "integrated" approach towards peace. This approach is located not only within the broader,... more...

  • Foreign Affairs Federalismby Michael J. Glennon; Robert D. Sloane

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    Foreign Affairs Federalism provides the first comprehensive study of the constitutional law and practice of federalism in the conduct of U.S. foreign relations. Glennon and Sloane examine in detail the considerable foreign affairs powers retained by the states under the Constitution and question the need for Congress or the president to step in to... more...

  • Nuclear Realismby Rens van Munster; Casper Sylvest

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What is a realist response to nuclear weapons? This book is animated by the idea that contemporary attempts to confront the challenge of nuclear weapons and other global security problems would benefit from richer historical foundations. Returning to the decade of deep, thermonuclear anxiety inaugurated in the early 1950s, the authors focus on four... more...

  • Secret Diplomacyby Corneliu Bjola; Stuart Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume investigates secret diplomacy with the aim of understanding its role in shaping foreign policy. Recent events, including covert intelligence gathering operations, accusations of spying, and the leaking of sensitive government documents, have demonstrated that secrecy endures as a crucial, yet overlooked, aspect of international diplomacy.... more...

  • Jimmy Carter in Africaby Nancy Mitchell

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    In the mid-1970s, the Cold War had frozen into a nuclear stalemate in Europe and retreated from the headlines in Asia. As Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter fought for the presidency in late 1976, the superpower struggle overseas seemed to take a backseat to more contentious domestic issues of race relations and rising unemployment. There was one continent,... more...

  • India at the Global High Tableby Teresita C. Schaffer; Howard B. Schaffer

    Brookings Institution Press 2016; US$ 26.00

    An integrated picture of India's global vision, its foreign policy, and the negotiating practices that link the two. In recent decades, India has grown as a global power, and has been able to pursue its own goals in its own way. Negotiating for India's Global Role gives an insightful and integrated analysis of India?s ability to manage its evolving... more...

  • Harry and Arthurby Lawrence J. Haas

    Potomac Books 2016; US$ 29.95

    With Franklin Roosevelt?s death in April of 1945, Vice President Harry Truman and Sen. Arthur Vandenberg, the Republican leader on foreign policy, inherited a world in turmoil. With Europe flattened and the Soviets emerging as America?s new adversary, Truman and Vandenberg built a tight partnership with one another to address the challenges at hand.... more...

  • Neoclassical Realist Theory of International Politicsby Norrin M. Ripsman; Jeffrey W. Taliaferro; Steven E. Lobell

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    Neoclassical realism is a major theoretical approach to the study of foreign policy. In Neoclassical Realist Theory of International Relations, Norrin M. Ripsman, Jeffrey W. Taliaferro, and Steven E. Lobell argue that it can explain and predict a far broader range of political phenomena in international politics. Neoclassical realism challenges other... more...

  • Explaining Russian Foreign Policy Behaviorby Alexander Sergunin

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    This book aims to explain the reasons behind Russia's international conduct in the post-Soviet era, examining Russian foreign policy discourse with a particular focus on the major foreign policy schools of Atlanticism, Eurasianism, derzhavniki, realpolitik, geopolitics, neo-Marxism, radical nationalism, and post-positivism. The Russian post-Soviet... more...