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- 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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2008; US$ 22.95
"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 2015; US$ 15.95
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...
- Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 29.95
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 and strategies, including those for deterring, preventing, or preempting nuclear attack; preventing... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 20.00
Developing a concept briefly introduced in Counterrevolution and Revolt , Marcuse here addresses the shortcomings of Marxist aesthetic theory and explores a dialectical aesthetic in which art functions as the conscience of society. Marcuse argues that art is the only form or expression that can take up where religion and philosophy fail and contends... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 53.00
Arms Control Policy: A Guide to the Issues examines the history of the major arms control treaties since the early 1960s. It offers readers a broad understanding of the ways in which arms control agreements were negotiated and implemented during the Cold War, the international and national events that affected treaty negotiation and implementation,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Since 2003, when the world learned that the Islamic Republic of Iran had succeeded in secretly developing a capability to enrich uranium and separate plutonium, the question of Iran?s nuclear program has ranked high on the international political and arms control agenda. This book studies the IRI?s diplomatic operations in the issue area of arms control... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
A model of policy analysis, Arms Transfers under Nixon provides a lucid and lively demonstration of how the Nixon administration combined skillful diplomacy and the adroit use of arms transfers to bring about a remarkable series of American foreign policy achievements. The Middle East provides the most dramatic example. Here, the Arab-Israeli military... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 124.95
This study contributes to the debate on whether defense spending encourages or hinders economic growth. The effect of politics on economic growth in developing societies is assessed, with a focus on the Middle East. The study is the first to add conflict variables to the production function defense-growth model and test them empirically across countries... more...