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  • Syria and the Chemical Weapons Tabooby Michelle Bentley

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 38.95

    Focusing on the Syria crisis, the book challenges the argument that a chemical weapons taboo is 'good' and demonstrates it may exacerbate conflict. more...

  • North Korea and Nuclear Weaponsby Sung Chull Kim; Michael D. Cohen

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 32.95

    North Korea is perilously close to developing strategic nuclear weapons capable of hitting the United States and its East Asian allies. Since their first nuclear test in 2006, North Korea has struggled to perfect the required delivery systems. Kim Jong-un’s regime now appears to be close, however. Sung Chull Kim, Michael D. Cohen, and the volume contributors... more...

  • Approaching the Nuclear Tipping Pointby James E. Goodby

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 28.50

    Technology is developing rapidly, greatly empowering individuals, groups, and nations. Reaching beyond the military issues of arms control, the text analyzes the impact on international security of changes in the international system and defines a unique cooperative security agenda. more...

  • Security at a Priceby Nicholas Khoo; Reuben Steff

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 71.00

    This text analyzes why some states have chosen to cooperate with the U.S. on Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) while others have adopted a non-cooperative posture, evidenced by diverse levels of balancing. It discusses the politics of unipolarity, deterrence policies of the U.S. and key states, WMD proliferation, balancing, and the security dilemma.... more...

  • The Indonesian Wayby Jürgen Rüland

    Stanford University Press 2017; US$ 65.00

    This book traces how ideas of regional integration have traveled from Europe to Indonesia, and how Indonesian foreign policy stakeholders have reinterpreted these ideas. more...

  • Red Cross Interventions in Weapons Controlby Ritu Mathur

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 85.50

    This book brings together humanitarianism, arms control, and disarmament in the field of global governance and focuses on the International Committee of the Red Cross as a leading humanitarian actor. The interdisciplinary approach articulates innovative tools crafted both contingently and strategically to engage with the problem of weapons. more...

  • Challenged Hegemonyby Steve A. Yetiv; Katerina Oskarsson

    Stanford University Press 2018; US$ 29.95

    This book examines how the rise of U.S. hegemony in the Persian Gulf, and changes in the position of China and Russia over 45 years, have boosted global oil security, even as American hegemony and influence continue to face challenges. more...

  • Curbing the spread of nuclear weaponsby Ian Bellany

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    With the 2005 Review Conference of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty in the background, this book provides a fully detailed but accessible and accurate introduction to the technical aspects of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons for the specialist and non-specialist alike. It considers nuclear weapons from varying perspectives, including the technology... more...

  • East German intelligence and Ireland, 1949-90by Jérôme aan de Wiel

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book is an in-depth examination of the relations between Ireland and the former East Germany between the end of the Second World War and the fall of the Berlin Wall. It explores political, diplomatic, economic, media and cultural issues. The long and tortuous process of establishing diplomatic relations is unique in the annals of diplomatic history.Central... 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...