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Arms Control

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Great Power Security Cooperationby Jr. David W. Kearn

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Focusing on the expected military impact of technological change and the capacity of states to confidently monitor the innovations of its neighbors, this book explains the conditions under which states may be able to successfully forge cooperative agreements that improve their security. more...

  • Doing Justice without the Stateby Ogbonnaya Oko Elechi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    This study examines the principles and practices of the Afikpo (Eugbo) Nigeria indigenous justice system in contemporary times. Like most African societies, the Afikpo indigenous justice system employs restorative, transformative and communitarian principles in conflict resolution. This book describes the processes of community empowerment, participatory... more...