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Arms Control

  • The New Nuclear Disorderby Stephen J. Cimbala

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    In the twenty-first century, the United States confronts an international system of great complexity and shifting security challenges. This book’s relevance lies in its assessment of certain large-looming cases, including the possible acquisition and deployment of nuclear weapons by Iran and the continuing tensions created by North Korea’s... more...

  • WMD Arms Control in the Middle Eastby Harald Müller; Daniel Müller

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    The Middle East is a hot spot of proliferation and it is the world region that witnessed the most frequent and severe employment of chemical weapons since the end of World War I. Notwithstanding, not a single arms control regime concerning weapons of mass destruction (WMD) covers the region as a whole. This volume, written under the auspices of the... 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...

  • 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...

  • Arms Transfers under Nixonby Lewis Sorley

    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...

  • International Conflict and Collective Securityby Willard N. Hogan

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The control of man's violence against man presents to modern society its greatest problem. A capacity to deal with the most devastating type of conflict -- international war -- is crucial to human welfare and even to the survival of civilization. Nations have become interdependent in technology and economy, but world political organization is based... more...

  • Deterrence in the Second Nuclear Ageby Keith B. Payne

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Keith Payne begins by asking, "Did we really learn how to deter predictably and reliably during the Cold War?" He answers cautiously in the negative, pointing out that we know only that our policies toward the Soviet Union did not fail. What we can be more certain of, in Payne's view, is that such policies will almost assuredly fail in the Second... more...

  • Strategic Studies and Public Policyby Colin S. Gray

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Strategic studies as a field of civilian scholarship has developed along distinctive lines in the United States since World War II. The rapid proliferation and increasing sophistication of weapons technology have required constant revision of strategic theory, while the shifting political climate, both internationally and in the United States, has... more...

  • V.K. Wellington Koo and the Emergence of Modern Chinaby Stephen G. Craft

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Chinese diplomat V.K. Wellington Koo (1888-1985) was involved in virtually every foreign and domestic crisis in twentieth-century China. After earning a Ph.D. from Columbia University, Koo entered government service in 1912 intent on revising the unequal treaty system imposed on China in the nineteenth century, believing that breaking the shackles... more...

  • Chain Reaction and Chaosby Sadegh Shajari

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 79.99

    In this new perspective, Iran?s quest for nuclear power?in the context of the global energy challenge and the Cold War-era nuclear arms race?takes on new dimension. This study goes beyond current affairs and analyzes interactions between the complex evolution of U.S. policy toward Iran and events in modern Iranian history that shape the determinants... more...