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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 189.00
The suspected weaponization of nuclear power in North Korea and Iran underscores the potential dangers of arms proliferationâ??and the pressing need for arms control. Indeed, one of the rationales behind the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003 was a military foray into arms control, designed to destroy Saddam Hussein's "weapons of mass destruction." more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
Since 2003, when the world learned that the Islamic Republic of Iran had succeeded in secretly developing a capability to enrich uranium and separate plutonium, the question of Iran?s nuclear program has ranked high on the international political and arms control agenda. This book studies the IRI?s diplomatic operations in the issue area of arms control... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 59.99
Daniel M. Gerstein, a former Army Colonel and current Under Secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, traces the origins of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention while prescribing ways for the world?s military leaders to move forward with regards to (what Gerstein calls) ?the most important arms control treaty of the 21 st Century.?... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Since the end of the Cold War, the Middle East has been the focus of various projects for the establishment of arms control (including CBMs) regimes. Whereas some of these projects were initiated at the global level, others were discussed and debated at the regional level. This book analyses the global and regional dynamics of arms control in the Middle... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2014; US$ 26.99
The threat of nuclear terrorism and weapons of mass destruction has never been greater, yet, as this devastating exposé makes clear, America?s leaders, including the last two Presidential administrations, have been shockingly lax and often chillingly reckless when it comes to protecting the United States?and the world?from the spreading threat of... more...