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Arms Control

  • Nuclear Asymmetry and Deterrenceby Jan Ludvik

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a broader theory of nuclear deterrence and examines the way nuclear and conventional deterrence interact with non-military factors in a series of historical case studies. The existing body of literature largely leans toward the analytical primacy of nuclear deterrence and it is often implicitly assumed that nuclear weapons are so... more...

  • Space Warfare in the 21st Centuryby Joan Johnson-Freese

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 42.95

    This book examines the recent shift in US space policy and the forces that continually draw the US back into a space-technology security dilemma. The dual-use nature of the vast majority of space technology, meaning of value to both civilian and military communities and being unable to differentiate offensive from defensive intent of military hardware,... more...

  • Iraqby Jeremy Greenstock

    Random House 2016; US$ 36.65

    Tony Blair's decision to back George W. Bush in his attack on Iraq will go down as a defining moment for Blair, and for Britain. As Ambassador to the UN, Sir Jeremy Greenstock was centre stage in the dramatic months leading up to the Iraq war. After the war he was Special Envoy for Iraq, the UK?s highest authority on the ground, and he worked side... more...

  • Able Archer 83by Nate Jones; Thomas S. Blanton

    The New Press 2016; US$ 27.99

    In November 1983, Soviet nuclear forces went on high alert. After months nervously watching increasingly assertive NATO military posturing, Soviet intelligence agencies in Western Europe received flash telegrams reporting alarming activity on U.S. bases. In response, the Soviets began planning for a countdown to a nuclear first strike by NATO on Eastern... more...

  • The Evolving U.S. Nuclear Narrativeby Rebecca K.C. Hersman; Clark Murdock; Shanelle Van

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2016; US$ 34.99

    This report tracks the changing conceptual and political landscape of U.S. nuclear deterrence to illuminate the gap in prioritizing the nuclear arsenal and to build a compelling rationale for tactical personnel explaining the role and value of U.S. nuclear weapons. more...

  • Countering Weapons of Mass Destructionby Albert J. Mauroni

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 49.99

    This book uses a public policy framework to examine how the U.S. government, and in particular the U.S. military, should address the potential use of unconventional weapons in the 21st century. It discusses past policy efforts before offering a critical review of current strategies and proposes new national framework for countering WMD. more...

  • Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treatyby Roland Popp; Liviu Horovitz; Andreas Wenger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This volume offers a critical historical assessment of the negotiation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and of the origins of the nonproliferation regime. The NPT has been signed by 190 states and was indefinitely extended in 1995, rendering it the most successful arms control treaty in history. Nevertheless, little... more...

  • Indefensibleby Paul Holden; Bridget Conley-Zilkic; Alex de Waal; Sarah Detzner; John Paul Dunne; Andrew Feinstein; William Hartung; Paul Holtom; Laura Lumpe; Nic Marsh; Sam Perlo-Freeman; Hennie van Vuuren; Leah Wawro

    Zed Books 2016; US$ 14.95

    An essential handbook for all those seeking to debunk the myths that underpin the global arms trade.  more...

  • Iran's Nuclear Program and International Lawby Daniel H. Joyner

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.69

    This book provides an international legal analysis of the most important questions regarding Iran's nuclear program since 2002. Setting these legal questions in their historical and diplomatic context, this book aims to clarify how the relevant sources of international law - including primarily the 1968 Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty and IAEA treaty... more...

  • Origins of the Warfare Stateby Carl Boggs

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    The post-World War II emergence of a full-blown state of perpetual war is arguably the most important feature of contemporary American politics. This book examines the "warfare state" in terms of a broad ensemble of structures, policies, and ideologies: permanent war economy, national security-state, global expansion of military bases, merger of state,... more...