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  • 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...

  • Politics and the Bombby Sara Z. Kutchesfahani

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Epistemic communities represent networks of knowledge-based experts that help articulate cause-and-effect relationships of complex problems, define the self-interests of a state, or formulate specific policies for state decision makers.   However, the role of these scientists and knowledgeable professionals in nuclear policy formulation is poorly... more...

  • National Security and Arms Control in the Age of Biotechnologyby Daniel M. Gerstein

    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...

  • Implications of the Reykjavik Summit on Its Twentieth Anniversaryby Sidney D. Drell; George P. Shultz

    Hoover Institution Press 2007; US$ 14.99

    Drawn from presentations at the Hoover Institution's conference on the twentieth anniversary of the Reykjavik summit, this collection of essays examines the legacy of that historic meeting between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. The contributors discuss the new nuclear era and what the lessons of Reykjavik can mean for today's nuclear arms... more...

  • Global and Regional Approaches to Arms Control in the Middle Eastby Gamal M. Selim

    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...

  • Dealing with the Threat of Cruise Missilesby Dennis M Gormley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    How can the core transatlantic Allies make coalitions more effective?  One year on from Kosovo, disparities in the capabilities of the coalition partners, as well as uneven levels of prior coordination, persist.  To address these problems will require much greater force planning in peacetime. This stimulating and influential work offers one of the... more...

  • The Security Implications of the New Taiwanby Bernice Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    How can fresh conflict between China and Taiwan be avoided? This paper argues that unless the key players - Taiwan, China and the US - accept the existence of a new and increasingly democratic Taiwan, the conflict across the Taiwan Straits will remain one of the most contentious and dangerous in East Asia. more...

  • Disintegrating Indonesia?by Tim Huxley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    Since the collapse of President Suharto's New Order regime in 1998 and the international intervention in East Timor in 1999, there has been much speculation in South-east Asia and the West over whether Indonesia - weakened by economic difficulties, social distresses and political instability - has a future as a coherent nation-state. This paper argues... more...

  • The Samson Optionby Seymour M. Hersh

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 23.00

    An investigation into Israel's nuclear capabilities discloses information about the country's rush toward nuclear status, its collaboration with South Africa and Iran, and its espionage activities. more...

  • Protracted Refugee Situationsby Gil Loescher; James Milner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Protracted refugee populations not only constitute over 70% of the world's refugees but are also a principal source of many of the irregular movements of people around the world today. The long-term presence of refugee populations in much of the developing world has come to be seen by many host states in these regions as a source of insecurity. In... more...