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Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific: Lessons from Conflict Management in Past Great Power Eras

by Michael R. Kraig Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 04, 2014)

Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific examines how U.S. Joint Forces should be used to face the threat of a rising China at a time when future crises and even wars are likely to be defined by relatively...


A War Like No Other: The Truth about China's Challenge to America

by Richard C. Bush & Michael E. O'Hanlon Wiley (April 01, 2007)

"Nobody approaches the objectivity and precision of Bush and O'Hanlon when it comes to analysis of the military and political dimensions of the Taiwan issue. This is one challenge that U.S. policymakers and...


How the End Begins

by Ron Rosenbaum Simon & Schuster (March 01, 2011)

The president loses control of fifty nukes for nearly an hour. Russian nuclear bombers almost bump wingtips with American fighter jets over the Pacific coast. North Korea detonates nuclear weapons underground....


E-Think: Iran the Bomb

by Vincent Gabriel Rank Books (January 25, 2014)

A new president is elected. This new president has not been described in the western media as a liberal or even a moderate but at best a realistic observer of the present day and long-term prospects of the politics...


The Legacy of the Cold War: Perspectives on Security, Cooperation, and Conflict

by Vojtech Mastny, Zhu Liqun, Lawrence S. Kaplan & Vincent Keating et al. Lexington Books (December 16, 2013)

In The Legacy of the Cold War Vojtech Mastny and Zhu Liqun bring together scholars to examine the worldwide effects of the Cold War on international security. Focusing on regions where the Cold War made the...


Peddling Peril

by David Albright Free Press (March 16, 2010)

"THE UNLEASHED POWER OF THE ATOM HAS CHANGED EVERYTHING SAVE OUR MODES OF THINKING, AND WE THUS DRIFT TOWARD UNPARALLELED CATASTROPHE." --ALBERT EINSTEIN

With the revelation of Iran's secret uranium enrichment...


America's Strategy in Southeast Asia: From Cold War to Terror War

by James A. Tyner Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 21, 2006)

Since the end of the Second World War, Southeast Asia has served as a surrogate space to further American imperial interests, which are economic, political, territorial, and moral in scope. America's Strategy...


Mortal Crimes: The Greatest Theft in History: The Soviet Penetration of the Manhattan Project

by Nigel West Enigma Books (July 01, 2007)

An in-depth investigation shows how the Soviet Union successfully infiltrated America's atomic bomb project.


National Security and Arms Control in the Age of Biotechnology: The Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

by Daniel M. Gerstein Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 23, 2013)

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...


Unthinkable

by Kenneth Pollack Simon & Schuster (September 10, 2013)

The world's foremost expert on Middle Eastern relations examines Iran's current nuclear potential and charts America's future course of action.


Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security

by Jody Williams, Stephen D. Goose & Mary Wareham Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 20, 2008)

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...


America Unbound: The Bush Revolution in Foreign Policy

by Ivo H. Daalder & James M. Lindsay Wiley (April 21, 2008)

"A splendidly illuminating book."

-The New York Times

Like it or not, George W. Bush has launched a revolution in American foreign policy. He has redefined how America engages the world, shedding the constraints...


Resurgent Russia

by R. Reed Anderson, Patrick J. Ellis, Antonio M. Paz & Kyle A. Reed et al. Skyhorse (November 21, 2017)

Relations between the United States and Russia have recently escalated from strained to outright aggressive. From imperial expansion in Ukraine to intervention in Syria to Russian hacking during the US election...


Above and Beyond

by Casey Sherman, Michael J. Tougias & Maxwell Hamilton Hachette Book Group (April 17, 2018)

From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours, the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America...


1983

by Taylor Downing & Ben Onwukwe Hachette Book Group (May 01, 2018)

A riveting, real-life thriller about 1983--the year tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union nearly brought the world to the point of nuclear ArmageddonThe year 1983 was an extremely dangerous...


Above and Beyond

by Casey Sherman PublicAffairs (April 16, 2018)

From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours comes the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America...


1983

by Taylor Downing Da Capo Press (April 23, 2018)

A riveting, real-life thriller about 1983--the year tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union nearly brought the world to the point of nuclear Armageddon

The year 1983 was an extremely dangerous...


Bioterror and Biowarfare

by Malcolm R. Dando Oneworld Publications (December 01, 2012)

In an age where anthrax can be produced in a garage and multilateral agreements among nations seem ever harder to reach, the threat of biowarfare could rapidly spiral out of control. In this authoritative guide,...


An Impossible Dream

by Guillaume Serina Pegasus Books (July 02, 2019)

When Reagan and Gorbachev sat down in Reykjavik in 1986, George Shultz said that it was “the poker game with the highest stakes ever played.” It was the last time the world had a chance to do away entirely...


The Bomb

by Fred Kaplan Simon & Schuster (January 28, 2020)

From the author the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war--and Presidents’ actions in nuclear crises--from Truman to Trump....


Great Again

by Donald J. Trump & Jeremy Lowell Simon & Schuster Audio (July 12, 2016)

In this book (previously published as Crippled America), we’re going to look at the state of the world right now. It’s a terrible mess, and that’s putting it mildly. There has never been a more dangerous...


The Bomb

by Fred Kaplan & Edward Bauer Simon & Schuster Audio (January 28, 2020)

From the author the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war--and Presidents’ actions in nuclear crises--from Truman to Trump....


Almighty

by Dan Zak & Michael Quinlan Blackstone Publishing (July 12, 2016)

On a tranquil summer night in July 2012, a trio of peace activists infiltrated the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Nicknamed the "Fort Knox of Uranium," Y-12 was reputedly one of the...


Russia and the Soviet Union

by Ralph Raico, Peter Hackes, Wendy McElroy & Pat Childs Knowledge Products (February 24, 2006)

Recent events have made it clear that the Soviet Union is not a monolith; it’s a collection of nationalities, many with serious objection to union. The demise of communism holds great promise and great danger...


The Rise of Nuclear Iran

by Dore Gold & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (September 10, 2009)

Former UN Ambassador Dore Gold shows why engaging Iran through diplomacy is not only futile but also could be deadly.

In the West, liberal politicians and pundits are calling for renewed diplomatic engagement...


The Atomic Bazaar

by William Langewiesche & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2006)

In his shocking and revelatory new work, celebrated journalist William Langewiesche investigates the burgeoning threat of nuclear-weapons production and the inexorable drift of nuclear-weapons technology from...


India and Pakistan

by Gregory Kozlowski, Peter Hackes, Mike Hassell & Pat Childs Knowledge Products (January 24, 2006)

As one of the world's most ancient civilizations, India presents a rich mosaic of political, religious, and cultural influences. In 1947, this vast region was split; Pakistan was created to separate Muslims...


Central America

by Joseph Stromberg, Harry Reasoner, Wendy McElroy & Pat Childs Knowledge Products (April 27, 2006)

A cluster of five countries; Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica; are commonly referred to as Central America. Although these nations differ in their histories and politics, they share...


The Greatest Threat

by Richard Butler & Simon Vance Blackstone Publishing (August 03, 2010)

Civilization may face no greater enemy than Saddam Hussein, and yet the major powers allowed Saddam to face them down. Here, Richard Butler tells the inside story of the UN’s failed attempt to stop Saddam...


Treachery

by Bill Gertz & Alan Sklar Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

In this explosivebook, New York Times bestselling author Bill Gertz uncovers the most significantthreat to US national security today: America's enemies--including radicalterrorist groups--are arming themselves...


Building Militaries in Fragile States

by Mara E. Karlin University of Pennsylvania Press (December 08, 2017)

Combining rigorous academic scholarship with the experience of a senior Pentagon policymaker, Mara E. Karlin explores the key national security issue of our time: how to effectively build partner militaries....


Sinai

by Mohannad Sabry The American University in Cairo Press (November 30, 2015)

Enclosed by the Suez Canal and bordering Gaza and Israel, Egypt's rugged Sinai Peninsula has been the cornerstone of the Egyptian-Israeli peace accords, yet its internal politics and security have remained largely...


The Bias Against Guns

by John R. Lott Regnery Publishing (February 01, 2003)

"If you want the truth the anti-gunners don't want you to know…you need a copy of The Bias Against Guns" --Sean Hannity of Fox News Channel's Hannity & Colmes


The Rise of Nuclear Iran

by Dore Gold Regnery Publishing (August 24, 2009)

In the West, liberal politicians and pundits are calling for renewed diplomatic engagement with Iran, convinced that Tehran will respond to reason and halt its nuclear weapons program. Yet countries have repeatedly...


North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa

by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr. The University Press of Kentucky (July 18, 2018)

North Korea has posed a threat to stability in Northeast Asia for decades. Since Kim Jong-un assumed power, this threat has both increased and broadened. Since 2011, the small, isolated nation has detonated...


Peacebuilding with Women in Ukraine: Using Narrative to Envision a Common Future

by Maureen Flaherty Lexington Books (July 23, 2012)

Peacebuilding with Women in Ukraine: Using Narrative to Envision a Common Future, by Maureen P. Flaherty, explores the process and outcome of a participatory action study that invited women from two diverse...


Atomic Assurance

by Alexander Lanoszka Cornell University Press (November 15, 2018)

Do alliances curb efforts by states to develop nuclear weapons? Atomic Assurance looks at what makes alliances sufficiently credible to prevent nuclear proliferation; how alliances can break down and so encourage...


Building Your IR Theory Toolbox

by Eric K. Leonard Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 12, 2018)

This concise and accessible text provides a balanced introduction to international relations theory, recognizing that theories are the framework students use to understand the world around them. When exploring...


Selling Reagan's Foreign Policy

by N. Stephen Kane Lexington Books (March 15, 2018)

This book examines President Reagan’s and his administration’s efforts to mobilize public and congressional support for seven of the president’s controversial foreign policy initiatives. Each chapter deals...


Volatile State

by David Oualaalou Indiana University Press (January 22, 2018)

In an age of nuclear experimentation, military conflicts, and ISIS, the Middle East is unstable, and the Iranian nuclear deal is shrouded in controversy and mistrust. How will this agreement impact US relations...


Dark Beyond Darkness

by James G. Blight & janet M. Lang Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 22, 2017)

In Dark Beyond Darkness, James Blight and janet Lang, among the world’s foremost authorities on the Cuban missile crisis, synthesize the findings from their thirty-year project on the most dangerous moment...


The Economics of Arms

by Keith Hartley Agenda Publishing (July 27, 2017)

With an estimated 2.7 per cent of world GDP spent on arms, the industry is of huge importance to the global economy. It is also a business sector with a reputation for secrecy and lack of transparency. In this...


Xi Jinping's China

by Mr Jayadeva Ranade KW Publishers (September 15, 2017)

The book examines how since his appointment to China’s three top posts – simultaneously for the first time in 30 years – Xi Jinping has deftly used ideology and nationalism to accumulate power and ensure...


Protest and the State in Eurasia and West Asia

by Ms Priya Singh, Ms Anita Sengupta & Ms Suchandana Chatterjee KW Publishers (August 15, 2016)

The twenty-first century has witnessed disaffection and protest across Eurasia and West Asia, triggering debates questioning the state of governance as well as looking at a redefinition of the ‘arc of crisis.’...


Contemporary West Asia: Perspectives on Change and Continuity

by Assistant Professor Sujata Ashwarya & Assistant Professor Mujib Alam KW Publishers (September 15, 2016)

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the complexities of change and continuity in West Asia, its society, religion and politics. An overview of the region’s political, social and economic characteristics...


China's Approach Towards Territorial Disputes: Lessons and Prospects

by Ms Sana Hashmi KW Publishers (June 15, 2016)

China’s territorial disputes have been a matter of debate since the 1950s. While China has amicably resolved boundary disputes with 12 out of 14 neighbouring countries, it is yet to resolve its boundary disputes...


Asian Defence Review 2016

by Air Marshal Vinod Patney KW Publishers (May 15, 2016)

Last year, the war in Syria became a melee––the US, Russia, NATO, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Lebanon and some others struggled to bring peace to the region. But each stakeholder hankered after a different...


Terrorist Organizations and Weapons of Mass Destruction

by Alethia H. Cook Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 25, 2017)

Weapons of Mass Destruction are diverse and pose unique challenges to governments attempting to keep them out of the wrong hands and preparing to respond to an attack. This text analyzes Chemical, Biological,...


Israel and the Bomb

by Avner Cohen Columbia University Press (September 30, 1998)

Until now, there has been no detailed account of Israel's nuclear history. Previous treatments of the subject relied heavily on rumors, leaks, and journalistic speculations. But with Israel and the Bomb, Avner...


Stopping the Bomb

by Nicholas L. Miller Cornell University Press (April 15, 2018)

Stopping the Bomb examines the historical development and effectiveness of American efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. Nicholas L. Miller offers here a novel theory that argues changes in American...