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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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 2010; US$ 9.99
Iran is aggressively seeking nuclear technology that could be used for making weaponsand its quest has set off alarms throughout the world. This widespread concern stems in part from Iran's uncertain intentions and recent history. Will it remain a revolutionary power determined to subvert its Sunni Arab neighbors, destroy Israel, and spread theocratic... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 39.99
Never before have world order and global security been threatened by so many destabilizing factorsfrom the collapse of macroeconomic stability to nuclear proliferation, terrorism, and tyranny. Corruption, Global Security, and World Order reveals corruption to be at the very center of these threats and proposes remedies such as positive leadership,... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.99
Space has been militarized for over four decades. Should it now be weaponized? This incisive and insightful book argues that it should not. Since the cold war, space has come to harbor many tools of the tactical warfighter. Satellites have long been used to provide strategic communication, early warning of missile launch, and arms control verification.... 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...