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- 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...
- 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 authors personal involvement in such issues dating back... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 158.00
As counter-profileration is expected to become the central element in the new national security policy of the US, such actions will constitute a central element of every major international conflict in the first decades of the 21 st century. One of the most important geostrategic phenomena of the past decade has been the extraordinary diffusion of... 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...