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  • 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...

  • US National Security Concerns in Latin America and the Caribbeanby Gary Prevost; Harry E. Vanden; Carlos Oliva Campos; Luis Fernando Ayerbe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    In this edited volume, scholars from Latin America and the United States will analyze how US foreign policy making circles have applied the concepts to the creation of new US security initiatives in the Latin American region during the post September 11, 2001 era. 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...

  • Risk and Hierarchy in International Societyby William Clapton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    The English School of International Relations has traditionally maintained that international society cannot accommodate hierarchical relationships between states. This book employs a unique theoretical and conceptual approach challenging this view and arguing that hierarchies are formed on Western states' need to manage globalised risks. 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...

  • 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...

  • The Edgeby Mark Urban

    Little, Brown Book Group 2015; Not Available

    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...

  • Turkey's Nuclear Futureby Sinan Ülgen; George Perkovich

    Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 2015; US$ 15.95

    Turkey, with a robust modern economy and growing energy needs, is pursuing a switch to nuclear power. But that shift is occurring in an environment fraught with security challenges: Turkey borders Iraq, Syria, and Iran?all states with nuclear or WMD ambitions or capabilities. As a NATO member, Turkey also hosts U.S. nuclear bombs on its territory,... more...

  • 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...

  • The Search for Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destructionby Graham S. Pearson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00

    This authoritative account explores the facts that lie behind the Weapons of Mass Destruction programmes in Iraq. Graham Pearson shows how these programmes were gradually uncovered through the efforts of UN specialist exerts, then by UNSCOM and UNMOVIC and finally by the Iraq Survey Group. The book analyses why there was no stockpile of chemical or... more...