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  • Accidental Nuclear Warby Derek Paul; Michael D. Intriligator; Paul Smoker

    Dundurn 1990; US$ 9.99

    This book constitutes the Proceedings of a meeting held in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, 18-20 July 1989, which was the eighteenth in a series of Workshops on Nuclear Forces held in the framework of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. more...

  • Arming without Aimingby Stephen P. Cohen; Sunil Dasgupta

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 24.95

    India's growing affluence has led experts to predict a major rearmament effort. The second-most populous nation in the world is beginning to wield the economic power expected of such a behemoth. Its border with Pakistan is a tinderbox, the subcontinent remains vulnerable to religious extremism, and a military rivalry between India and China could... more...

  • Assessing the Threat of Weapons of Mass Destructionby J.L. Finney; I. ?laus

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 196.00

    What exactly is an independent scientist and what threatens their independence? What role do cultural dependencies play within assessments? This title offers a collection of papers delivered at the NATO Advanced Research Workshop, which examined the role of independent scientists in assessing WMD threat, by addressing these questions. more...

  • Banning Weapons of Mass Destructionby Frederick Mattis

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00

    The threat of weapons of mass destruction is still viable, and unless proper motions are made to prohibit this, global safety is still at risk. Prior arms control agreements have moved humanity within striking distance of global prohibition, yet these weapons of mass destruction remain. This enlightening work discusses original principles for a treaty... more...

  • Beyond Preemptionby Ivo H. Daalder

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 22.95

    America's three most recent warsin Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Iraqhave raised profound questions about when to use military force, for what purpose, and who should make the decision whether to go to war. These crucial questions have been debated around the world with increasing intensity, and by beginning to provide important answers, Beyond Preemption... more...

  • Budgeting for Hard Powerby Michael E. O'Hanlon

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    These are extraordinary times in U.S. national security policy. America remains engaged in both Iraq and Afghanistan while facing a global economic downturn. Homeland security concerns still abound in the wake of the September 11 attacks. Even as the financial crisis places considerable pressure on the U.S. budget, President Obama will have to spend... more...

  • The China-India Nuclear Crossroadsby Lora Saalman

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Global power is shifting to Asia. The U.S. military is embarking on an American "pivot" to the Indo-Pacific region, and the bulk of global arms spending is directed toward Asian theaters. India and Pakistan are thought to be building up their nuclear arsenals while questions persist about China's potential to "sprint to parity." China remains by... more...

  • Containing Russia's Nuclear Firebirdsby Glenn E. Schweitzer

    University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    In Containing Russia’s Nuclear Firebirds , Glenn E. Schweitzer explores the life and legacy of the International Science and Technology Center in Moscow. He makes the case that the center’s unique programs can serve as models for promoting responsible science in many countries of the world. Never before have scientists encountered technology... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Competence for a Twenty-First-Century Militaryby Robert Greene Sands; Allison Greene-Sands

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 99.99

    Cross-Cultural Competence for a Twenty-First-Century Military: Culture, the Flipside of COIN suggests that the application of cross-cultural competence to the unique environment of expeditionary deployment through military objectives is one of the most important force enablers in today?s U.S. international security mission. This volume will... more...

  • Curbing the spread of nuclear weaponsby Ian Bellany

    Manchester University Press 1958; US$ 23.99

    With the 2005 Review Conference of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty in the background, this book provides a fully detailed but accessible and accurate introduction to the technical aspects of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons for the specialist and non-specialist alike. It considers nuclear weapons from varying perspectives, including the technology... more...