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Arms Control

  • 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...

  • The Political Use of Military Force in US Foreign Policyby James David Meernik

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 54.95

    From the Quasi War with France and the opening of Japan, to the numerous interventions of the 1990s, these events have been situated at the heart of US foreign policy. There are four different explanations as to why the US, throughout its history, has used military force just short of war. Some scholars have suggested that nations use military force... more...

  • The Military Balance 2009by IISS

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 482.95

    The Military Balance is The International Institute for Strategic Studies? annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 170 countries worldwide. It is an essential resource for those involved in security policymaking, analysis and research.The book is a region-by-region analysis of the major military and economic developments... more...

  • Dark Beyond Darknessby James G. Blight; janet M. Lang

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 33.00

    Dark Beyond Darkness is the first book to take readers deeply inside the experience and calculations of leaders during the Cuban Missile Crisis and to connect that crisis to the nuclear risk today, whether from war between superpowers, climate catastrophe following a regional nuclear war or a nuclear conflict sparked by an accident. 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...

  • The Doomsday Machineby Daniel Ellsberg

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 18.99

    Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Non-Fiction From the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, the first insider exposé of the awful dangers of America's hidden, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that is chillingly still extant At the same time former presidential advisor Daniel Ellsberg... more...

  • Armed Drones and Globalization in the Asymmetric War on Terrorby Fred Aja Agwu

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    This book is a critical exploration of the war on terror from the prism of armed drones and globalization. It is particularly focused on the United States’ use of the drones, and the systemic dysfunctions that globalization has caused to international political economy and national security, creating backlash in which the desirability of globalization... more...

  • When Proliferation Causes Peaceby Michael D. Cohen

    Georgetown University Press 2017; US$ 34.95

    Does state acquisition of nuclear weapons lead to stability and peace or instability and crises? This is one of the great debates in international relations scholarship. Michael D. Cohen argues that nuclear weapons acquisition often does dangerously embolden the acquiring state to undertake coercion and aggression, but that this behavior moderates... more...

  • Armed Conflicts in South Asia 2011by D. Suba Chandran; P. R. Chari

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    Fourth in the annual series, this volume reviews the transformative changes which have emerged in the armed conflicts in South Asia in 2010, several of these with long and convoluted histories, including the conflicts in Jammu & Kashmir, northeast India and the Naxalite movement in central India; as also issues of autonomy in Balochistan, the FATA... 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...