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- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 43.00
First published twenty years ago, Lawrence Freedman's Evolution of Nuclear Strategy was immediately acclaimed as the standard work on the history of attempts to cope militarily and politically with the terrible destructive power of nuclear weapons. It has now been rewritten, drawing on a wide range of new research, and updated to take account of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
This book focuses on insurgent stateless warfare in its guerrilla and terrorist modes and in its nationalist, maoist and postmaoist phases of modernization. Insurgency is compared with states' warfare and with criminality and then insurgents' motives, means and opportunities are analyzed from social-science, military and environmental perspectives. more...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 7.99
Despite not having been used in anger since Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the atomic bomb is still the biggest threat that faces us in the 21st century. As Bill Clinton's first secretary of defence, Les Aspin, aptly put it: 'The Cold War is over, the Soviet Union is no more. But the post-Cold War world is decidedly not post-nuclear'. For all... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2015; US$ 21.32
The size of western armed forces, their stocks of weaponry and their readiness for combat are declining. Meanwhile, growing nationalism is hampering international cooperation and fuelling conflict everywhere. The west's will - as well as its capability - to shape the world is ebbing away. Beset by economic woes, western countries are continuing... more...
- 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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1996; US$ 22.99
In this incisive examination of our national security policy, Michael Klare suggests that the Pentagon in effect established a new class of enemies when the Cold War came to an -unpredictable and hostile states in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Klare argues that the containment of these rising Third World powers-Iraq, Iran, Libya, and North Korea,... more...
- Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2011; US$ 22.99
Deadly Arsenals provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive assessment available on global proliferation dangers, with a critical assessment of international enforcement efforts. An invaluable resource for academics, policymakers, students, and the media, this atlas includes strategic and historical analysis; maps, charts, and graphs of the... more...