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- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 48.00
In this work, an expert on biological weapons offers a thoughtful examination of the political and technical issues that have affected the implementation of arms control agreements from the 1960s to the present. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 176.00
Fundamental changes in internationalrelations during 1989-90 toppled the pillars of the security policy paradigm which had characterised the Cold War. That convulsion swept aside the last of many nuclear debates to rend NATO. Immediately the nuclear problems which had plagued the 1980s were tossed aside. Yet many important and interesting elements... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 41.00
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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 36.95
In October 2002 the United States confronted North Korea with suspicions that Pyongyang was enriching uranium in violation of the Agreed Framework that the nations had worked out during the Clinton administration. North Korea subsequently evicted international monitors and resumed its nuclear weapons program. The Peninsula Question chronicles the resulting... more...
- Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
Provides a fully detailed but accessible and accurate introduction to the technical aspects of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons Demonstrates that international security is unlikely to benefit from encouraging the spread of nuclear weapons Includes a full discussion of the phenomenon of nuclear-free zones, with particular emphasis on the zone covering... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
With the collapse of the USSR, fifteen fledgling sates inherited a massive Soviet arsenal, unstable political systems, and desperate economies. A "sell everything" mentality threatens to result in the largest arms bazaar in human history, and this potential "fire sale" includes weapons of mass destruction. This book addresses the challenges the new... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 24.95
India has long been motivated to modernize its military, and it now has the resources. But so far, the drive to rebuild has lacked a critical component?strategic military planning. India's approach of arming without strategic purpose remains viable, however, as it seeks great-power accommodation of its rise and does not want to appear threatening.... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2013; US$ 12.95
In this edition of the Munk Debates, four of the world?s leading thinkers square off to debate one of the most important geopolitical issues of the time: are Iran?s nuclear ambitions a global threat? The Munk Debates are Canada?s premier public policy event. Held semi-annually, the debates provide leading thinkers with a global forum to discuss the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Military power is now the main vehicle for regime change. The US army has been used on more than 30 different occasions in the post-Cold War world compared with just 10 during the whole of the Cold War era. Leading scholar Andrew Williams tackles contemporary thinking on war with a detailed study on liberal thinking over the last century about... more...