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  • Global Non-Proliferation and Counter-Terrorismby Olivia Bosch; Peter van Ham

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 26.99

    A Brookings Institution Press, Chatham House, and Clingendael Institute publication Adopted in April 2004, UN Security Council Resolution 1540 obliges all states to take steps to prevent non-state actors, especially terrorist organizations and arms traffickers, from acquiring weapons of mass destruction and related materials. The United Nations... more...

  • Rising Starby Bates Gill

    Brookings Institution Press 2010; US$ 22.99

    China's diplomatic strategy has changed dramatically since the mid-1990s, creating both challenges and opportunities for other world powers. Through a combination of pragmatic security policies, growing economic clout, and increasingly deft diplomacy, China has established productive and increasingly solid relationships throughout Asia and around... more...

  • A Journey through the Cold Warby Raymond L. Garthoff

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 22.99

    In this memoir, Ambassador Ray Garthoff paints a dynamic diplomatic history of the cold war, tracing the life of the conflict from the vantage points of an observant insider. His intellectually formative years coincided with the earliest days of the cold war, and during his forty-year career, Garthoff participated in some of the most important policymaking... more...

  • The Peninsula Questionby Yoichi Funabashi

    Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 36.99

    In October 2002 the United States confronted North Korea with suspicions that Pyongyang was enriching uranium in violation of the Agreed Framework that the nations had worked out during the Clinton administration. North Korea subsequently evicted international monitors and resumed its nuclear weapons program. The Peninsula Question chronicles the... more...

  • Governing Guns, Preventing Plunderby Asif Efrat

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 32.99 US$ 28.37

    From human trafficking to smuggling small arms to looting antiquities, illicit trade poses significant threats to international order. So why is it difficult to establish international cooperation against illicit trade? Governing Guns, Preventing Plunder offers a novel, thought-provoking answer to this crucial question.Conventional wisdom holds that... more...

  • Who Wins?by Patricia Sullivan

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 30.99 US$ 26.65

    Why are states with tremendous military might so often unable to attain their objectives when they use force against weaker adversaries? Who Wins? by Patricia L. Sullivan argues that the key to understanding strategic success in war lies in the nature of the political objectives states pursue through the use of military force. more...

  • Surviving Amid Chaosby Louis René Beres

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    Now facing a genuinely unprecedented configuration of existential threats, Israel's leaders must decide whether to continue their deliberate nuclear ambiguity policy (the "bomb in the basement") as they consider such urgent and overlapping survival issues as regional nuclear proliferation, Jihadist terror-group intersections with enemy states, rationality... more...

  • East German intelligence and Ireland, 1949-90by Wiel Jerome

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 109.99 US$ 94.59

    This book is an in-depth examination of the relations between Ireland and the former East Germany between the end of the Second World War and the fall of the Berlin Wall. It explores political, diplomatic, economic, media and cultural issues. The long and tortuous process of establishing diplomatic relations is unique in the annals of diplomatic history.Central... more...

  • Thinking about the Unthinkable in a Highly Proliferated Worldby Clark Murdock; Thomas Karako; Ian Williams; Michael Dyer

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2016; US$ 34.99

    This study explores how a world with numerous nuclear states might function and what it would mean for our present conceptions of deterrence, for the place of the United States in the international order, and for international order itself. more...

  • The United Kingdom and the Future of Nuclear Weaponsby Andrew Futter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    This volume provides an up-to-date study of the current UK nuclear program and related issues that reflect the complexity of the Trident weapons system and the changing nature of deterrence in the 21st century. In 2016, the United Kingdom will decide on whether to go ahead and build the next generation of nuclear submarines that will allow the UK... more...