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  • Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Eraby Vipin Narang

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 31.95 US$ 29.07

    The world is in a second nuclear age in which regional powers play an increasingly prominent role. These states have small nuclear arsenals, often face multiple active conflicts, and sometimes have weak institutions. How do these nuclear states—and potential future ones—manage their nuclear forces and influence international conflict? Examining the... more...

  • The Search for Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destructionby Graham S. Pearson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 135.00

    This authoritative account explores the facts that lie behind the Weapons of Mass Destruction programmes in Iraq. Graham Pearson shows how these programmes were gradually uncovered through the efforts of UN specialist exerts, then by UNSCOM and UNMOVIC and finally by the Iraq Survey Group. The book analyses why there was no stockpile of chemical or... more...

  • Arms Control After Iraqby Sidhu Singh Waheguru Pal; Thakur Ramesh

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    The stated reason for invading Iraq was its alleged clandestine pursuit of weapons of mass destruction in defiance of UN resolutions. Even though the allegation was proven false, the international community remains preoccupied with the threat of the proliferation and use of such terrible weapons. This has three interlinked components: non-proliferation,... more...

  • Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destructionby Thanos P Dokos

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    As counter-profileration is expected to become the central element in the new national security policy of the US, such actions will constitute a central element of every major international conflict in the first decades of the 21 st century. One of the most important geostrategic phenomena of the past decade has been the extraordinary diffusion of... more...

  • The Iran Threatby Alireza Jafarzadeh

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 6.79

    From the controversial expert who brought Iran's nuclear program to the attention of the world in 2002 comes a searing exposé of the inner workings and plans of Iran's mullahs. With access to dissident groups inside Iran, Alireza Jafarzadeh traces President Ahmadinejad's radical roots and involvement in terror attacks to his impact on Iran's weapons... more...

  • The Islamic Law of Warby Ahmed Al-Dawoody

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00

    Al-Dawoody examines the justifications and regulations for going to war in both international and domestic armed conflicts under Islamic law. He studies the various kinds of use of force by both state and non-state actors in order to determine the nature of the Islamic law of war, specifically, whether Islamic law sanctions "holy war", offensive war,... more...

  • Arms Control: History, Theory, and Policy [2 volumes]by Robert Williams; Paul Viotti

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 208.00

    Arms Control: History, Theory, and Policy features in-depth, expert analysis and information on the full spectrum of issues relating to this critical topic. The first major reference on arms control in over a decade, the two-volume set covers historical context, contemporary challenges, and emerging approaches to diplomacy and human rights. Noted... more...

  • Banning Landminesby Jody Williams; Stephen D. Goose; Mary Wareham

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 45.50

    Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security looks at accomplishments and setbacks in the crucial first decade of the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty. Edited by Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams and two other long-time leaders of the mine ban movement, Stephen Goose and Mary Wareham, this book features contributions by grassroots activists,... more...

  • Implications of the Reykjavik Summit on Its Twentieth Anniversaryby Sidney D. Drell; George P. Shultz

    Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Drawn from presentations at the Hoover Institution's conference on the twentieth anniversary of the Reykjavik summit, this collection of essays examines the legacy of that historic meeting between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. The contributors discuss the new nuclear era and what the lessons of Reykjavik can mean for today's nuclear arms... more...

  • National Security and Arms Control in the Age of Biotechnologyby Daniel M. Gerstein

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 72.00

    Daniel M. Gerstein, a former Army Colonel and current Under Secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, traces the origins of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention while prescribing ways for the world’s military leaders to move forward with regards to (what Gerstein calls) “the most important arms control treaty of the 21 st Century.”... more...