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Arms Control

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  • 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...

  • Defending Americaby James M. Lindsay; Michael E. O'Hanlon

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 39.95

    Arms control and missile defense are once again at the forefront of the American national security agenda. Not surprisingly, the debate has broken down along well-worn lines. Arms control advocates dismiss the idea of missile defense as a dangerous and costly folly. Missile defense advocates argue that the U.S. should move aggressively to defend... more...

  • Engaging Indiaby Strobe Talbott

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 34.95

    On May 11, 1998, three nuclear devices detonated under the Thar Desert in India shook the surrounding villagesand the rest of the world. The immediate effect was to plunge U.S.-India relations, already vexed by decades of tension and estrangement, into a new crisis. The situation deteriorated further when Pakistan responded in kind two weeks later,... more...

  • Engaging Indiaby Strobe Talbott

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 20.95

    In this revised edition of the highly praised Engaging India, Strobe Talbott updates his bestselling diplomatic account of America's parallel negotiations with India and Pakistan over nuclear proliferation in the late 1990s. The update looks at recent nuclear dealings between India and the United States, including Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's... more...

  • The Future of Arms Controlby Michael A. Levi; Michael E. O'Hanlon

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 20.95

    Arms control, for decades at the core of the foreign policy consensus, today is among the more contentious issues in American politics. It is pilloried and considered out of mode in many conservative quarters, while being viewed as nearly sacrosanct in many liberal circles. In this new book, Michael Levi and Michael O'Hanlon argue that neither the... more...

  • Getting to 67by Patrick Homan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    All four post-Cold War presidents have attempted to negotiate and ratify at least one major arms control agreement. However, their experiences with arms control treaty ratification have differed greatly from those of their Cold War predecessors. The main theme of this book is that domestic politics have significantly impacted attempts to ratify arms... more...

  • Global Non-Proliferation and Counter-Terrorismby Olivia Bosch; Peter van Ham

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 26.95

    Adopted in April 2004, UN Security Council Resolution 1540 obliges all states to take steps to prevent non-state actors, especially terrorist organizations and arms traffickers, from acquiring weapons of mass destruction and related materials. The United Nations placed itself firmly in the center of one of the world's key international security challenges.... more...

  • Going Criticalby Joel S. Wit; Daniel B. Poneman; Robert L. Gallucci

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 24.95

    A decade before being proclaimed part of the "axis of evil," North Korea raised alarms in Washington, Seoul, and Tokyo as the pace of its clandestine nuclear weapons program mounted. When confronted by evidence of its deception in 1993, Pyongyang abruptly announced its intention to become the first nation ever to withdraw from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation... more...

  • 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. Goodbyeach with more than twenty years' experience in national security issues both in public and private capacitiesreview the main policy issues surrounding nonproliferation... more...

  • The Influence of Public Opinion on Post-Cold War U.S. Military Interventionsby Helene Dieck

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    Based on interviews with political decision-makers involved in post-Cold War case studies, this research reassesses the prevalent conclusion in the academic literature, according to which American public opinion has limited influence on military interventions, by including the level of commitment in the study of the decision-making process. more...