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- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99
Set against the backdrop of an ever-changing international landscape, this Very Short Introduction explores both the history and politics of nuclear weapons. In this new edition, Joseph M. Siracusa includes a new concluding chapter, highlighting the significant lessons to be learnt from the history of the nuclear weapons era. more...
- Vij Books India Private Limited 2015; US$ 45.00
Since soft power is an intangible component of a state?s power, it is difficult to measure its actual impact. The advantages of hard power such as military and economic resources are that they can be measured and compared, and their direct effects are more or less palpable. It is easy for example to compare Indian and Chinese military expenditures.... more...
- Primento Digital 2013; US$ 5.99
This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Robert D. Kaplan in his book ?Imperial Grunts: The American Military on the Ground?. This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Robert D. Kaplan?s book. Kaplan shows how... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 35.00
Since 2001, the United States has endured a tumultuous period, one dominated by the 9/11 attacks and all that has followed: the war on terrorism, the Afghan and Iraqi campaigns, looming confrontations with known or suspected proliferators of weapons of mass destruction, and episodic explosions of mass violence in chronically unstable regions. In this... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
This book is a comprehensive study of how the United States and India engaged one another to work on the common goals of promoting peace and stability, combating terrorist threats, and carefully collaborating in climate change, trade, investment, science, technology, agriculture, and nuclear energy to establish a strategic alliance. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 33.99
The Drone Debate offers a thorough investigation of the where, why, how, and when of the U. S.'s use of UAVs. Beginning with a historical overview of the use of drones in warfare, it then addresses whether targeted killing operations are strategically wise, whether they are permissible under international law, and the related ethical issues. It... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 59.99
India is now enmeshed in the deterrence gameactively with its traditional adversary Pakistan, and potentially with China. At the same time it is finding easier access to fissile materials and strategic technologies. In order to deal with these developments safely and wisely, the nation needs a much more sophisticated and multidisciplinary understanding... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 29.99
North Korea's development of nuclear weapons raises fears of nuclear war on the peninsula and the specter of terrorists gaining access to weapons of mass destruction. It also represents a dangerous and disturbing breakdown in U.S. foreign policy. Failed Diplomacy: The Tragic Story of How North Korea Got the Bomb offers an insider's view of what went... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 9.99
For nearly fifty years, including the decade and a half since the end of the Cold War, deterrence has remained the central nuclear arms control policy between the United States, Russia, and other principal nuclear powers. The question today is: Has the concept of deterrence outlived its usefulness? In Beyond Nuclear Deterrence, two of Russia's... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 29.99
A Brookings Institution Press and the Center for International Security and Cooperation publication What role should nuclear weapons play in today's world? How can the United States promote international security while safeguarding its own interests? U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policy informs this debate with an analysis of current nuclear weapons policies... more...