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  • The 'Too Difficult' Boxby Charles Clarke

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 28.99

    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.... more...

  • Accidental Nuclear Warby Derek Paul; Michael D. Intriligator; Paul Smoker

    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...

  • Ace in the Hole: Why the United States Did Not Use Nuclear Weapons in the Cold War, 1945 to 1965by Timothy Botti

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 145.00

    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... more...

  • Acting Aloneby Bradley F. Podliska

    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...

  • Acts of Aggressionby Noam Chomsky; Edward W. Said; Ramsey Clark

    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...

  • The Aesthetic Dimensionby Herbert Marcuse

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 19.00

    Developing a concept briefly introduced in Counterrevolution and Revolt , Marcuse here addresses the shortcomings of Marxist aesthetic theory and explores a dialectical aesthetic in which art functions as the conscience of society. Marcuse argues that art is the only form or expression that can take up where religion and philosophy fail and contends... more...

  • Afghanistan after the Western Drawdownby Rohan Gunaratna; Douglas Woodall

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 84.99

    Al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban, and their allies are poised to return to Afghanistan and the Mujahidin in Pakistan may once again draw the support of pools of fighters. Experts from the countries discussed explain the post-2014 key strategic decisions that face policymakers in Afghanistan, the United States, and the region. more...

  • The Age of Deceptionby Mohamed ElBaradei

    Henry Holt and Co. 2011; US$ 21.99

    Introduction 1 1. Iraq, 1991-1998: Unmasking a Hidden Program 9 2. North Korea, 1992-2002: The Case of the Missing Plutonium 37 3. Iraq, 2002 and After: A Needless War 48 4. North Korea, 2003 and After: The Nuclear Weapons Club Adds a Member 89 5. Iran, 2003-2005: The Riddle of Taqqiya 112 6. Libya: Discovery and Dismantlement ... more...

  • Aid, Peacebuilding and the Resurgence of Warby Dr Sarah Holt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • Alliance Management and Maintenanceby Mr John R Deni

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The maintenance and management of the NATO alliance is a delicate balancing act between responding to security threats and navigating the bargaining positions of the member states. This book highlights how the alliance managed to maintain that balance in an area critical to its operations today around the world - changing its Cold War-era doctrine... more...