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- Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 29.17
HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE… BANKING? DRUG REGULATION? NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT? PROSTITUTION? PENSIONS? It?s no secret that a myriad of long-term problems facing our society are not effectively dealt with by our current system of government; indeed, many are simply set aside and disappear completely from the short-term political agenda. Why? Because... more...
- Dundurn 1990; US$ 9.99
This book constitutes the Proceedings of a meeting held in Pugwash, Nova Scotia, 18-20 July 1989, which was the eighteenth in a series of Workshops on Nuclear Forces held in the framework of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs. more...
- ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 185.00
Using newly released documents, the author presents an integrated look at American nuclear policy and diplomacy in crises from the Berlin blockade to Vietnam. The book answers the question why, when the atomic bomb had been used with such devastating effect against the Japanese Empire in 1945, American leaders put this most apocalyptic of weapons back... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99
Acting Alone offers an unprecedented scientifically-based answer to the question of why presidents, regardless of political party, make decisions to use unilateral military force. By using three methods to test U.S. crisis behavior since 1937, the author of Acting Alone makes the case that presidents are realists and make a unilateral decision... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 6.95
In Acts of Aggression three distinguished activist scholars examine the background and ramifications of the U.S. conflict with Iraq. Through three separate essays, the pamphlet provides an in-depth analysis of U.S./Arab relations, the contradictions and consequences of U.S. foreign policy toward "rogue states," and how hostile American actions abroad... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 21.99
For the first time, the Nobel Prize laureate and "man in the middle" of the planet's most explosive confrontations speaks out?on his dealings with America, negotiations with Iran, reform and democracy in the Middle East, and the prospects for a future free of nuclear weapons. For the past two decades, Mohamed ElBaradei has played a key role in... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
As one of South Asia's oldest democracies Sri Lanka is a critical case to examine the limits of a liberal peace, peacebuilding and external engagement in the settlement of civil wars. Based on nine years of research, and more than 100 interviews with those affected by the war, NGOs, and local and international elites engaged in the peace process. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 124.95
Providing new empirical data valuable to our understanding of NATO's post-Cold War evolution, this book offers a unique perspective on alliance management and maintenance. It sheds light on the continuing debate surrounding NATO's role in security, how the alliance will fight and whether NATO is properly structured to continue providing security... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 36.99
Since the end of the Second World War, Southeast Asia has served as a surrogate space to further American imperial interests, which are economic, political, territorial, and moral in scope. America's Strategy in Southeast Asia contends that the construction of Southeast Asia as a geographic entity has been a crucial component in the creation... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 139.95
National security poses a dilemma to our democratic desire for political transparency. If the government gives away information about its covert operations then it will jeopardize national security. The paradox is that without national security agencies in a free society democracy will be threatened externally, and with them democracy is threatened... more...