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  • Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destructionby Thanos P Dokos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • The Islamic Law of Warby Ahmed Al-Dawoody

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    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 Robert Williams; Paul Viotti

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 208.00

    Arms Control: History, Theory, and Policy features in-depth, expert analysis and information on the full spectrum of issues relating to this critical topic. The first major reference on arms control in over a decade, the two-volume set covers historical context, contemporary challenges, and emerging approaches to diplomacy and human rights. Noted... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 43.99

    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...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 67.99

    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...

  • Politics and the Bombby Sara Z. Kutchesfahani

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    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...