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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
Arms control remains a major international issue as the twentieth century closes, but it is hardly a new concern. The effort to limit military power has enjoyed recurring support since shortly after World War I, when the United States, Britain, and Japan sought naval arms control as a means to insure stability in the Far East, contain naval expenditure,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19
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$ 44.99
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 2008; US$ 22.99
"Iraq is rapidly descending into all-out civil war. Unfortunately, the United States probably will not be able to just walk away from the chaos. Even setting aside the humanitarian nightmare that will ensue, a full-scale civil war would likely consume more than Iraq: historically, such massive conflicts have often had highly deleterious effects on... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2013; US$ 24.99
India has long been motivated to modernize its military, and it now has the resources. But so far, the drive to rebuild has lacked a critical componentstrategic military planning. India's approach of arming without strategic purpose remains viable, however, as it seeks great-power accommodation of its rise and does not want to appear threatening.... 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...