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Arms Control

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  • 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

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 20.99

    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 Control: History, Theory, and Policy [2 volumes]by Jr. Robert E. Williams

    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...

  • Leadership and Policy Innovations ? From Clinton to Bushby Joseph R. Cerami

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    Throughout the Cold War there were longstanding efforts to control the spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) through extensive arms control, deterrence, and defense programs. Since then counterproliferation efforts by the U.S. and international community have accelerated. Given the attention to counterproliferation in the last decade, how effective... more...

  • Arms Control and Iranian Foreign Policyby Bobi Pirseyedi

    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...

  • Investing in Peaceby James K. Boyce

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    This book analyzes the provision of aid to countries that have undergone negotiated settlements to civil wars, drawing on recent experiences in Bosnia, Cambodia, El Salvador, and Guatemala. It focuses on the potential for peace conditionality, linking aid to steps to implement accords and consolidate the peace. The book explores how aid can encourage... more...

  • Continuity and Change in Israeli Security Policyby Mark A. Heller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    How should Israel respond to the changing external threats that confront it? This paper argues that the country's traditional security concept is obsolete and must be reformulated. How this is achieved depends on developments within the Middle East and on the outcome of current shifts in Israel's politics and society. more...

  • The Bombby PhD Stephen M. Younger

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    ?Younger has provided an insightful guide, especially for the general reader, into today?s array of nuclear powers and their capabilities.? ?James Schlesinger, former Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Energy, former     Director of Central Intelligence In The Bomb, Stephen Younger, former Los Alamos weapons designer and author... more...

  • Banning Landminesby Jody Williams; Stephen D. Goose; Mary Wareham

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 36.99

    Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security looks at accomplishments and setbacks in the crucial first decade of the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty. Edited by Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams and two other long-time leaders of the mine ban movement, Stephen Goose and Mary Wareham, this book features contributions by grassroots activists,... more...