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  • 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 The Economist; Benjamin Sutherland

    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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • Arms Control After Iraqby Sidhu Singh Waheguru Pal; Thakur Ramesh

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    The stated reason for invading Iraq was its alleged clandestine pursuit of weapons of mass destruction in defiance of UN resolutions. Even though the allegation was proven false, the international community remains preoccupied with the threat of the proliferation and use of such terrible weapons. This has three interlinked components: non-proliferation,... more...

  • Nuclear Weapons, Scientists, And The Post-cold War Challengeby Sidney D Drell

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 193.00

    This volume includes a representative selection of Sidney Drell's recent writings and speeches (circa 1993 to the present) on public policy issues with substantial scientific components. Most of the writings deal with national security, nuclear weapons, and arms control and reflect the author’s personal involvement in such issues dating back... more...

  • Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destructionby Thanos P Dokos

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 158.00

    Examining the accuracy of predictions and perceptions about a possible military threat from the Southern Mediterranean world, this book assesses the impact of such a threat on NATO's political and military posture and the Alliance's key options for dealing with the problem. more...

  • Postinternationalism and Small Arms Controlby Damien Rogers

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Damien Rogers examines how the international community has responded to the challenge of controlling small arms and light weapons since the early 1990s. He focuses on the maturing relationships between particular actors of world affairs and identifies how arms brokers and users of these weapons are able to mitigate, resist or elude the intended effects... more...

  • The Iran Threatby Alireza Jafarzadeh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 19.99

    From the controversial expert who brought Iran's nuclear program to the attention of the world in 2002 comes a searing exposé of the inner workings and plans of Iran's mullahs. With access to dissident groups inside Iran, Alireza Jafarzadeh traces President Ahmadinejad's radical roots and involvement in terror attacks to his impact on Iran's weapons... more...

  • The Islamic Law of Warby Ahmed Al-Dawoody

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00

    Al-Dawoody examines the justifications and regulations for going to war in both international and domestic armed conflicts under Islamic law. He studies the various kinds of use of force by both state and non-state actors in order to determine the nature of the Islamic law of war, specifically, whether Islamic law sanctions "holy war", offensive war,... more...

  • Arms Controlby Robert E. Williams; Paul R. Viotti

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 189.00

    Set against a backdrop of terrorism, rogue states, non-conventional warfare, and deteriorating diplomacy, this encyclopedia offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, up-to-date reference on the recent history and contemporary practice of arms control and nonproliferation. more...