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Canada And The World: Agenda For The Last Decade Of The Millennium

by Anatol Rapoport & Anthony Rapoport Dundurn (March 31, 2014)

Studies of and analysis of public issues discussed at annual Science for Peace conferences, and some of the discussions have been edited and published.


Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives from China, India, and the United States

by Mohan Malik Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

In the twenty-first century, the Indo-Pacific has emerged as a crucial geostrategic region for trade, investment, energy supplies, cooperation, and competition. It presents complex maritime security challenges...


The Role of Intelligence in Ending the War in Bosnia in 1995

by Timothy R. Walton, Jonathan Keller, Anamaria Berea & Steven L. Burg et al. Lexington Books (September 15, 2014)

Based on primary sources, this book examines the 1995 Dayton Peace agreement, which ended the fighting in Bosnia, to show how American decision-making works on a complex issue. It takes a multidisciplinary approach...


Outpost

by Christopher R. Hill Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2014)

A “candid, behind-the-scenes” (The Dallas Morning News) memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who—in his career of service to the country—was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts...


America's Search for Security: The Triumph of Idealism and the Return of Realism

by Sean Kay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 22, 2014)

In America's Search for Security, Sean Kay surveys major historical trends in American foreign policy and provides a new context for thinking about America’s rise to power from the founding period through...


What Diplomats Do: The Life and Work of Diplomats

by Sir Brian Barder & Sir Ivor Roberts Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 22, 2014)

This text describes all aspects of the life of a diplomat through various stages of a typical career. Though following a fictional diplomat, each chapter contains case studies based on the author’s thirty...


The Art of War & The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli SMK Books (July 04, 2014)

Collected here in one omnibus edition are Niccolò Machiavelli's most important works, The Art of War and The Prince. It was Niccolò Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with...


Between Ally and Partner: Korea-China Relations and the United States

by Jae Ho Chung Columbia University Press (November 28, 2006)

China and South Korea have come a long way since they were adversaries. The arc of their relationship since the late 1970s is an excellent model of East-West cooperation and, at the same time, highlights the...


Military Soft Power: Public Diplomacy through Military Educational Exchanges

by Carol Atkinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 26, 2014)

The military has long been associated with hard power, yet it is engaged in public diplomacy as it represents the U.S. abroad and facilitates the diffusion of ideas. Military Soft Power examines one such aspect...


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...


Dispatches from the Frontlines: Studies in Foreign Policy, Comparative Politics, and International Affairs

by Howard J. Wiarda UPA (May 08, 2014)

Dispatches from the Frontlines analyzes some of the world’s most contentious hotspots. It focuses on such compelling global issues as Third World development, the role of the state, corporatism, and foreign...


Divided Dynamism: The Diplomacy of Separated Nations: Germany, Korea, China

by John J. Metzler UPA (April 15, 2014)

Divided Dynamism presents a comprehensive review of the political and unification policies of separated nations. Metzler provides an invaluable record of the dynamics of modern politics in the post-Cold War...


Shifting Sands: The United States in the Middle East

by Joel S. Migdal Columbia University Press (February 18, 2014)

Joel S. Migdal focuses on the approach U.S. officials adopted toward the Middle East after World War II, one that paid scant attention to tectonic shifts in the region. The United States did not restrict its...


On the Boundaries: When International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Foreign Policy Meet

by Howard J. Wiarda UPA (December 27, 2013)

This book analyzes the connections between international relations, comparative politics, and foreign policy. Howard J. Wiarda points out where these fields have gone astray, indicates what must be done to correct...


Cold Peace: China-India Rivalry in the Twenty-First Century

by Jeff M. Smith Lexington Books (December 16, 2013)

Jeff M. Smith’s Cold Peace: China–India Rivalry in the Twenty-Century updates and deepens our understanding of China-India relations by unraveling the complex layers of the contemporary rivalry between the...


U.S. National Security and Foreign Policymaking After 9/11: Present at the Re-creation

by Kent M. Bolton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 24, 2007)

U.S. National Security Policymaking: Present at the Re-Creation examines the external, societal, and governmental sources of change to U.S. national-security policymaking that were begun by 9/11, memorialized...


Nuclear Nightmares: Securing the World Before It Is Too Late

by Joseph Cirincione Columbia University Press (November 12, 2013)

There is a high risk that someone will use, by accident or design, one or more of the 17,000 nuclear weapons in the world today. Many thought such threats ended with the Cold War or that current policies can...


Holding the Line: Race, Racism, and American Foreign Policy Toward Africa, 1953-1961

by George White Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 04, 2005)

The Eisenhower administration's confrontation with Africa demonstrates the significance of race in the creation and execution of American foreign policy. In this new work, historian George White, Jr., explores...


American Statecraft

by J. Robert Moskin St. Martin's Press (November 19, 2013)

This magisterial work on American diplomacy by a veteran journalist and historian is the first complete history of the U.S. Foreign Service

American Statecraft is a fascinating and comprehensive look at the unsung...


From Lenin to Castro, 1917-1959: Early Encounters between Moscow and Havana

by Mervyn J. Bain Lexington Books (May 09, 2013)

This book utilizes a number of previously unused sources to examine the relationship between Moscow and Havana in the period between the Russian and Cuban Revolutions. It provides a number of important conclusions...


Military Resilience in Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide

by Rachel Suissa Lexington Books (June 14, 2012)

Military Resilience in a Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide, by Rachel Suissa, studies states involved in low-intensity conflicts to offer a corrective to post-modern problems...


The Death Penalty and U.S. Diplomacy: How Foreign Nations and International Organizations Influence U.S. Policy

by Wesley Kendall & Joseph M. Siracusa Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 12, 2013)

The Death Penalty and U.S. Diplomacy analyzes the institutional response to specific forms of foreign intervention and influence such as consular intervention, international litigation, and extradition negotiation....


Gunboat Democracy: U.S. Interventions in the Dominican Republic, Grenada, and Panama

by Russell Crandall Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 30, 2006)

In this balanced and thought-provoking study, Russell Crandall examines the American decision to intervene militarily in three key episodes in American foreign policy; the Dominican Republic, Grenada, and Panama....


Moral Reflections on Foreign Policy in a Religious War

by Ronald H. Stone Lexington Books (May 02, 2008)

Stone argues that religion must be understood in its connections with world politics for the successful conduct of foreign policy. Without peace among religions, there can be no peace, and without understanding...


Iraq and Rupert Hay's Two Years in Kurdistan

by Paul J. Rich Lexington Books (April 29, 2008)

Detailing two years in the life of a British political officer charged with establishing and maintaining British rule in the Kurdish district of Arbil in Iraq, this personal account provides a thorough discussion...


Iraq and Gertrude Bell's The Arab of Mesopotamia

by Paul J. Rich Lexington Books (February 19, 2008)

To understand contemporary Iraq and the ongoing crisis in the Middle East, no book provides a surer guide or more unsettling experience, written as it was for another war, another army, and another time. Gertrude...


The Art of War & the Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli Sublime Books (August 15, 2013)

Collected here in one omnibus edition are Niccolò Machiavelli's most import works, The Art of War and The Prince. It was Niccolò Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with The...


NATO 1948: The Birth of the Transatlantic Alliance

by Lawrence S. Kaplan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 21, 2007)

This compelling history brings to life the watershed year of 1948, when the United States reversed its long-standing position of political and military isolation from Europe and agreed to an "entangling alliance"...


Lessons from a Diplomatic Life: Watching Flowers from Horseback

by Marshall P. Adair Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 23, 2012)

This first-hand account of the author’s work with foreign governments and populations provides a unique outlook that has critical policy implications today. Through this retelling, Adair illuminates how the...


New Dimensions of Chinese Foreign Policy

by Sujian Guo & Shiping Hua Lexington Books (July 19, 2007)

The concept 'peaceful development' has become the new thinking in Chinese foreign policy under the fourth-generation leadership. But what are the new dimensions of Chinese foreign policy and how do they impact...


Handbook of Canadian Foreign Policy

by Patrick James, Nelson Michaud & Marc O'Reilly Lexington Books (May 04, 2006)

Handbook of Canadian Foreign Policy is the most comprehensive book of its kind, offering an updated examination of Canada's international role some 15 years after the dismantling of the Berlin Wall ushered in...


The United States and Northeast Asia: Debates, Issues, and New Order

by G. John Ikenberry & Chung-in Moon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 24, 2007)

This authoritative book provides a comprehensive and penetrating analysis of the emerging security terrain in Northeast Asia. Leading American and Asian scholars explore the shifting power configurations in...


Warlords Rising: Confronting Violent Non-State Actors

by Troy S. Thomas, Stephen D. Kiser & William D. Casebeer Lexington Books (August 09, 2005)

As non-state armed groups gain greater access to resources and networks through global interconnectivity, they have come to dominate the terrain of illegal trade in drugs, guns, and humans. Warlords Rising arms...


A Million Truths: A Decade in China

by Linda Jakobson M. Evans & Company (November 06, 2000)

Income levels have risen sharpley in China during the last two decades. Although just 2% of all Chinese have hot, running water, virtually all households have televisions. This personal, intelligent book addresses...


Religion and Politics in a Global Society: Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese-Speaking World

by Clyde Wilcox, Alynna Lyon, Paul Christopher Manuel & José Damião Rodrigues et al. Lexington Books (November 12, 2012)

Religion and Politics in a Global Society: Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese Speaking World, edited by Paul Christopher Manuel, Alynna Lyon, and Clyde Wilcox, explores the legacy of the Portuguese...


Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Revolution to Secession

by Debra J. Allen Scarecrow Press (September 13, 2012)

The Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from the Revolution to Secession relates the events of this crucial period in American history through a chronology, an introductory essay, and several hundred cross-referenced...


The Changing Landscape of Global Health Diplomacy

by Katherine E. Bliss Center for Strategic & International Studies (May 08, 2013)

In late 2012, the CSIS Global Health Policy Center organized a working group to analyze the opportunities for global health diplomacy in Barack Obama’s second term. This volume presents those analyses. Taken...


Fear, Power, and Politics: The Recipe for War in Iraq after 9/11

by Mary Cardaras Lexington Books (May 16, 2013)

The book explores the dynamic and dysfunctional relationships between the executive and legislative branches of government and the news media after the attacks of September 11, 2001. Their collective behavior...


From Mediation to Nation-Building: Third Parties and the Management of Communal Conflict

by William J. Lahneman, Joseph R. Rudolph Jr., Dijon Jones & Mieczyslaw P. Boduszynski et al. Lexington Books (May 10, 2013)

The volume is unique in both design and some of its entries, and in the mix of practitioners and scholars writing its chapters. Although there are numerous specialized works that treat the individual options,...


Strategic Cooperation: Overcoming the Barriers of Global Anarchy

by Michael O. Slobodchikoff Lexington Books (April 18, 2013)

By examining the bilateral relationships between Russia and each of the former Soviet republics, this book answers how and why states that are in power asymmetry and have mistrust of one another are able to...


A Calculated Risk: The U.S. Decision to Recognize Israel

by Evan M. Wilson & William B. Quandt Clerisy Press (September 01, 2009)

In the aftermath of World War II and the Holocaust, the Truman White House led the effort to establish the state of Israel. But, was it inevitable that the U.S. would endorse the concept of a Jewish state? Was...


Historical Dictionary of United States-Africa Relations

by Robert Anthony Waters Jr. Scarecrow Press (March 20, 2009)

The Historical Dictionary of United States-Africa Relations encompasses the relationship between the two from the trans-Atlantic slave trade to the George W. Bush administration, with particular emphasis on...


The Normalization of War in Israeli Discourse, 1967-2008

by Dalia Gavriely-Nuri Lexington Books (December 19, 2012)

The Normalization of War in Israeli Discourse, 1967–2008, by Dalia Gavriely-Nuri, provides intensive research on various manifestations of the Israeli “war-normalizing discourse,” a set of linguistic,...


Historical Dictionary of British Foreign Policy

by Peter Neville Scarecrow Press (March 05, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of British Foreign Policy provides an overview of the conduct of British diplomacy since the setting up of the Foreign Office in 1782. This is done through a chronology, an introductory...


Debating Security in Turkey: Challenges and Changes in the Twenty-First Century

by Ebru Canan-Sokullu Lexington Books (December 15, 2012)

Debating Security in Turkey: Challenges and Changes in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Ebru Canan-Sokullu, maps out Turkish security policy and politics entangling hard power and soft power dynamics, reflecting...


Blaming No One

by Dan Inc. Whitman New Academia Publishing/VELLUM Books (February 21, 2013)

This collection of published blog postings from a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer offers a perspective challenging facile suppositions, and notes historic moments of interest for the general reader.

This...


Taiwan and the Rise of China: Cross-Strait Relations in the Twenty-first Century

by Chung-chian Teng, Baogang Guo, Helen Xiaoyan Wu & Shaocheng Tang et al. Lexington Books (August 09, 2012)

Taiwan and the Rise of China examines one of the fast evolving, yet very volatile, fragile and asymmetric, bilateral relations in East Asia. The insightful analyses provided by the experts of China studies should...


Going to Tehran

by Flynt Leverett & Hillary Mann Leverett Henry Holt and Co. (January 08, 2013)

An eye-opening argument for a new approach to Iran, from two of America's most informed and influential Middle East experts

Less than a decade after Washington endorsed a fraudulent case for invading Iraq, similarly...


Under the Color of Law: The Bush Administration Subversion of U.S. Constitutional and International Law in the War on Terror

by Martin Henn Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Under the Color of Law constitutes a full and critical scholarly commentary to the text of five key Bush administration legal memoranda formative of U.S. counterterrorism policy from 2001 to 2009. This volume...


Israel: The Will to Prevail

by Danny Danon St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2012)

Danny Danon has been a vocal opponent of disengaging in the Gaza Strip and West bank, and transforming the stalemate "two state/one state" dialogue to include regional partners, at times standing in direct opposition...