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Arms Control

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  • Neither Star Wars nor Sanctuaryby Michael E. O'Hanlon

    Brookings Institution Press 2004; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • No End in Sightby Nathan E. Busch

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    The global threat of nuclear weapons is one of today's key policy issues. Using a wide variety of sources, including recently declassified information, Nathan E. Busch offers detailed examinations of the nuclear programs in the United States, Russia, China, Iraq, India, and Pakistan, as well as the emerging programs in Iran and North Korea. He also... more...

  • Nuclear Weapons, Scientists, And The Post-cold War Challengeby Sidney D Drell

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 56.00

    This volume includes a representative selection of Sidney Drell's recent writings and speeches (circa 1993 to the present) on public policy issues with substantial scientific components. Most of the writings deal with national security, nuclear weapons, and arms control and reflect the author’s personal involvement in such issues dating back... more...

  • Opposing Perspectives on the Drone Debateby Bradley Jay Strawser; Lisa Hajjar; Steven Z. Levine; Feisal H. Naqvi; John Fabian Witt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    In this book, five scholars square off in a lively debate over the ethics of drones and their contentious use. more...

  • Peace And Disarmamentby Richard Fanning

    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...

  • 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...

  • Postinternationalism and Small Arms Controlby Dr Damien Rogers

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Even though impacts generated by the widespread availability and ongoing use of small arms and light weapons have not reached a magnitude sufficient to radically reorder contemporary world affairs, awareness of the nature and extent of these impacts has compelled some international actors to take decisive action. Damien Rogers examines how the international... more...

  • Protracted Refugee Situationsby Gil Loescher; James Milner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Protracted refugee populations not only constitute over 70% of the world's refugees but are also a principal source of many of the irregular movements of people around the world today. The long-term presence of refugee populations in much of the developing world has come to be seen by many host states in these regions as a source of insecurity. In... more...

  • The Search for Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destructionby Graham S. Pearson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00

    This authoritative account explores the facts that lie behind the Weapons of Mass Destruction programmes in Iraq. Graham Pearson shows how these programmes were gradually uncovered through the efforts of UN specialist exerts, then by UNSCOM and UNMOVIC and finally by the Iraq Survey Group. The book analyses why there was no stockpile of chemical or... more...

  • The Security Implications of the New Taiwanby Bernice Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    How can fresh conflict between China and Taiwan be avoided? This paper argues that unless the key players - Taiwan, China and the US - accept the existence of a new and increasingly democratic Taiwan, the conflict across the Taiwan Straits will remain one of the most contentious and dangerous in East Asia. more...