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Arms Control

  • Reimagining Hiroshima and Nagasakiby N.A.J. Taylor; Robert Jacobs

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume reconsiders the importance of the attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki from a post-Cold War perspective. It has been argued that during the Cold War era scholarship was limited by the anxiety that authors felt about the possibility of a global thermonuclear war, and the role their scholarship could play in obstructing such an event.... more...

  • World Peace Through Lawby James Taylor Ranney

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 25.00

    This book deals with the history and future of the concept of ‘world peace through law’ (WPTL), which advocates replacing the use of international force with the global rule of law. WPTL calls for replacing war with the global rule of law by arms reductions, including the abolition of nuclear weapons, global alternative dispute resolution mechanisms,... more...

  • Approaching the Nuclear Tipping Pointby James E. Goodby

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 27.99

    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...

  • Terrorist Organizations and Weapons of Mass Destructionby Alethia H. Cook

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 61.00

    This text analyzes Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) weapons and terrorist groups with a known interest in them. It combines weapons and policy information in one comprehensive and comparative resource for researchers and students interested in key issues in modern terrorism and international security. more...

  • North Korea, Iran and the Challenge to International Orderby Patrick McEachern; Jaclyn O’Brien McEachern

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines and compares the political situations in North Korea and Iran, and the contemporary security challenges posed by their illicit nuclear aspirations. While government officials, including a series of American presidents, strategic policy documents and outside analysts have repeatedly noted that North Korea and Iran occupy a similar... more...

  • Humanization of Arms Controlby Daniel Rietiker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Despite clear legal rules and political commitments, no significant progress has been made in nuclear disarmament for two decades. Moreover, not even the use of these weapons has been banned to date. New ideas and strategies are therefore necessary. The author explores an alternative approach to arms control focusing on the human dimension rather... more...

  • Indian Power Projectionby Shashank Joshi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.95

    India is growing into one of Asia’s most important military powers. Its defence budget has more than doubled in the past decade, and it imports more arms than anyone else in the world. But India is still seen as a land power focused on long, disputed and militarised borders with Pakistan and China rather than the global military force it was in the... more...

  • The US–India Nuclear Agreementby Vandana Bhatia

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 85.00

    This book analyzes the 2008 US–India nuclear cooperation agreement. Employing the regime theory, it argues that the agreement was not an impromptu overturn of the US nuclear nonproliferation policy or of the NPT-centric regime but, rather, a strategic move to accommodate the anomaly within the regime based on a long process of bilateral dialogue.... more...

  • Strategic Cyber Deterrenceby Scott Jasper

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 38.00

    This book offers a systematic analysis of the various existing strategic cyber deterrence options and introduces active cyber defense as a technically capable and legally viable alternative strategy for the deterrence of cyber attacks. It examines the array of malicious actors operating in the domain and their methods of attack and motivations. more...

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold Warby David Tal

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979. The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major change in the history of arms control negotiations.... more...