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  • The Gravest Dangerby Sidney D. Drell; James E. Goodby; George P. Shultz

    Hoover Institution Press 2003; US$ 14.99

    The mortal danger of nuclear weapons is unique in its terrifying potential for devastation on an unprecedented and unimaginable scale. In this book, Sidney D. Drell and James E. Goodby—each with more than twenty years' experience in national security issues both in public and private capacities—review the main policy issues surrounding nonproliferation... more...

  • Somalia: State Collapse, Terrorism and Piracyby Brian J. Hesse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The situation in Somalia today embodies some of the most pressing issues in international relations. How should the international community deal with the collapsed state that is Somalia? From the presence of al-Qaeda operatives to pirates, to what extent is Somalia a threat to global peace and commerce? Which aspects of Somalia's economic, social... more...

  • Operation Shakespeareby John Shiffman

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    On today?s high-tech battlefields, the most lethal weapons are not the big ones, but rather the ones that are small enough to be smuggled inside a pack of chewing gum. Microchips. Gyroscopes. Radar-cloaking and night-vision technology. Developed and manufactured in the United States at extraordinary cost, these tiny weapons of war?which can guide missiles,... 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...

  • Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Eraby Vipin Narang

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The world is in a second nuclear age in which regional powers play an increasingly prominent role. These states have small nuclear arsenals, often face multiple active conflicts, and sometimes have weak institutions. How do these nuclear states?and potential future ones?manage their nuclear forces and influence international conflict? Examining the... more...

  • Modern Warfare, Intelligence and Deterrenceby Benjamin Sutherland; The Economist

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 18.99

    The Panzerfaust-3, a German shoulder-fired heat-seeking antitank missile, can punch through a metre of solid steel-far more than any armoured vehicle could carry. The MPR-500, an Israeli precision bomb, can hammer through several storeys of a building and explode on a chosen floor. These and myriad other military and intelligences technologies are... more...

  • Maoism, Democracy and Globalisationby Ajay Gudavarthy

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 39.95

    Maoism, democracy and globalization  are three distinct but inseparable currents marking Indian politics today. They are distinct in terms of their goals, direction, and modalities of forging social, political, economic and even cultural change, while mutually influencing each other in the emergent political process. This book is an attempt to precisely... more...

  • Ways Out of the Arms Raceby J. Hassard; T. Kibble; P. Lewis

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1989; US$ 98.00

    This congress gathers together scientists from all over the world to analyse the problems of, and possible solutions to, the arms race. Speakers: A Arbatov, E Ash, V Baranovsky, P Deák, H-P Dürr, S Elworthy, R Ennals, R Fieldhouse, R Forsberg, V Gamba-Stonehouse, R Garwin, V Goldanskii, F Heisbourg, F von Hippel, D Hodgkin, S Kapitza,... more...

  • South Asia's Nuclear Securityby Bhumitra Chakma

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    South Asia is often viewed as a potential nuclear flashpoint and a probable source of nuclear terrorism. But, how valid are such perceptions? This book seeks to address this question and assesses the region?s nuclear security from two principal standpoints. First, it evaluates the robustness of the Indo-Pakistani mutual deterrence by analysing the... more...

  • Endangered Speciesby PhD Stephen M. Younger

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    A former nuclear weapons designer, Stephen M. Younger understands, as few others can, humankind's potential for violence. He knows that the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction means that any nation, group, or even individual could cause unimaginable carnage?and the accelerating pace of communications and transportation means that things can... more...