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Arms Control

  • British Nuclear Weapons and the Test Ban 1954?1973by John R. Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 154.95

    In 1962 Dean Acheson famously described Britain as having lost an Empire but not yet found a role. Perhaps nowhere is this more apparent than in the realms of nuclear weapons. An increasingly marginal world power, successive post-war British governments felt that an independent nuclear deterrent was essential if the country was to remain at the top... more...

  • Surviving Amid Chaosby Louis René Beres

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 84.99

    Now facing a genuinely unprecedented configuration of existential threats, Israel's leaders must decide whether to continue their deliberate nuclear ambiguity policy (the "bomb in the basement") as they consider such urgent and overlapping survival issues as regional nuclear proliferation, Jihadist terror-group intersections with enemy states, rationality... more...

  • United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justiceby Zachary D. Kaufman

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99

    In United States Law and Policy on Transitional Justice: Principles, Politics, and Pragmatics , Zachary D. Kaufman explores the U.S. government's support for, or opposition to, certain transitional justice institutions. By first presenting an overview of transitional justice options (such as war crimes tribunals) and then analyzing six historical... more...

  • Culture and Propagandaby Sarah Ellen Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    Throughout the twentieth century governments came to increasingly appreciate the value of soft power to help them achieve their foreign policy ambitions. Covering the crucial period between 1936 and 1953, this book examines the U.S. governmentâ??s adoption of diplomatic programs that were designed to persuade, inform, and attract global public opinion... more...

  • Vanguard of the Imamby Afshon Ostovar

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    Iran's Revolutionary Guards are one of the most important forces in the Middle East today, but remain poorly understood to outside observers. In Vanguard of the Imam , Afshon Ostovar has written the first comprehensive history of the organization. Situating the rise of the Guards in the contexts of Shiite Islam, Iranian history, and international... more...

  • Nuclear Terrorismby Brecht Volders; Tom Sauer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume aims to improve understanding of nuclear security and the prevention of nuclear terrorism. Nuclear terrorism is perceived as one of the most immediate and extreme threats to global security today. While the international community has made important progress in securing fissile material, there are still important steps to be made with... more...

  • Law and Practice of the United Nationsby Simon Chesterman; Ian Johnstone; David M. Malone

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    Law and Practice of the United Nations: Documents and Commentary combines primary materials with expert commentary, demonstrating the interaction between law and practice in the UN organization, as well as the possibilities and limitations of multilateral institutions in general. Each chapter begins with a short introductory essay that describes... more...

  • International Cooperation on WMD Nonproliferationby Jeffrey W. Knopf

    University of Georgia Press 2016; US$ 64.95

    International efforts to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD)—including nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons—rest upon foundations provided by global treaties such as the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) and the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). Over time, however, states have created a number of other mechanisms... more...

  • The Industries of the Futureby Alec Ross

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 28.00

    Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what?s next for the world: the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years, and how we can navigate them. While Alec Ross was working as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, he traveled to forty-one countries, exploring the latest advances coming out of every... more...

  • Arms Races in International Politicsby Thomas Mahnken; Joseph Maiolo; David Stevenson

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99

    The first comprehensive history of the arms racing phenomenon in modern international politics, drawing on European, Asian, and Middle Eastern examples from throughout the twentieth century and addressing the key questions - what causes arms races, and what is the connection between arms races and the outbreak of wars? more...