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  • Corruption, Global Security, and World Orderby Robert I. Rotberg

    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...

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

    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...

  • Managing India's Nuclear Forcesby Verghese Koithara

    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...

  • Failed Diplomacyby Charles L. Pritchard

    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...

  • Beyond Nuclear Deterrenceby Alexei Arbatov; Vladimir Dvorkin; John D. Steinbruner

    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...

  • U.S. Nuclear Weapons Policyby George Bunn; Christopher F. Chyba; William J. Perry

    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...

  • Turkey's Nuclear Futureby Sinan Ülgen; George Perkovich

    Brookings Institution Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Turkey, with a robust modern economy and growing energy needs, is pursuing a switch to nuclear power. But that shift is occurring in an environment fraught with security challenges: Turkey borders Iraq, Syria, and Iranall states with nuclear or WMD ambitions or capabilities. As a NATO member, Turkey also hosts U.S. nuclear bombs on its territory,... more...

  • Energy and Security in South Asiaby Charles K. Ebinger

    Brookings Institution Press 2011; US$ 26.99

    Economic growth and burgeoning populations have put South Asia's energy security in a perilous state. Already energy and power shortages are stunting development in some of the region's least developed locations spurring political insurgences and social dislocation. Should this trend continue, Ebinger argues the Subcontinent will face dire economic,... more...

  • Mao's China and the Cold Warby Jian Chen

    The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 29.99

    This comprehensive study of China's Cold War experience reveals the crucial role Beijing played in shaping the orientation of the global Cold War and the confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union. The success of China's Communist revolution in 1949 set the stage, Chen says. The Korean War, the Taiwan Strait crises, and the Vietnam... more...

  • Who Wins?by Patricia Sullivan

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 30.99 US$ 27.89

    Why are states with tremendous military might so often unable to attain their objectives when they use force against weaker adversaries? Who Wins? by Patricia L. Sullivan argues that the key to understanding strategic success in war lies in the nature of the political objectives states pursue through the use of military force. more...