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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

George W. Bush and China: Policies, Problems, and Partnerships

by Chi Wang Lexington Books (December 16, 2008)

This study analyzes United States policies regarding China during the administration of President George W. Bush. Chi Wang examines the relationship between the United States and China from its tense origins...

The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacebuilding: Stories and Lessons

by John W. McDonald Lexington Books (August 16, 2009)

The Shifting Grounds of Conflict and Peacemaking contains the professional life lessons of Ambassador John W. McDonald and offers his insight into international issues, providing frank and informed discussion...

Images for a Generation Doomed: The Films and Career of Gregg Araki

by Kylo-Patrick R. Hart Lexington Books (December 03, 2009)

Images for a Generation Doomed: The Films and Career of Gregg Araki provides an interpretive critical history of director Gregg Araki's career trajectory to date. In doing so, Kylo-Patrick R. Hart articulates...

Chinese Perceptions of the U.S.: An Exploration of China's Foreign Policy Motivations

by Biwu Zhang & Richard Herrmann Lexington Books (November 17, 2011)

The "China threat" has been one of hotly debated topics since the early 1990s. Chinese Perceptions of the U.S. is a book about what Chinese scholars said about the U.S. among themselves, their criticism and...

Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic in World Politics

by Ladislav Cabada & Šárka Waisová Lexington Books (November 21, 2011)

This book describes and analyzes the Czechoslovak and Czech positions in the international system during the course of the 20th century. The authors focus on the key periods and turning points in the role of...

New Frontiers in China's Foreign Relations: Zhongguo Waijiao de Xin Bianjiang

by Ren Xiao, Allen Carlson, Paul H. B. Godwin & Mark W. Frazier et al. Lexington Books (October 14, 2011)

The book presents the views of leading Chinese and American scholars working in the fields of Chinese foreign policy, national security and international political economy. It seeks to challenge the conventional...

Malfunctioning Democracy in Japan: Quantitative Analysis in a Civil Society

by Yoshiaki Kobayashi Lexington Books (December 16, 2011)

In many developed countries, democratic political systems have demonstrated significant shortcomings. Malfunctioning Democracy in Japan: Quantitative Analysis in a Civil Society, by Yoshiaki Kobayashi, investigates...

United City, Divided Memories?: Cold War Legacies in Contemporary Berlin

by Dirk Verheyen Lexington Books (February 03, 2010)

United City, Divided Memories? focuses on the basic question of how Berlin today deals with three specific Cold War era legacies: the presence of the four Great Powers, the East German Stasi, and the Berlin...

Dealing with a Juggernaut: Analyzing Poland's Policy toward Russia, 1989-2009

by Joanna A. Gorska Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Joanna A. Gorska's Dealing with a Juggernaut: Analyzing Poland's Policy towards Russia, 1989-2009 is the first substantial study of Poland's foreign policy interaction with its more powerful eastern neighbor,...

Multidimensional Diplomacy of Contemporary China

by Jean-Marc F. Blanchard, Simon Shen, Chien-peng Chung & Ghulam Ali et al. Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Multidimensional Diplomacy of Contemporary China covers the interaction between China's multidimensional dealings with various parts of the world in the 21st century. Covering from the ancient Taoism and a new...

Obama and the Emergence of a Multipolar World Order

by Chris J. Dolan Lexington Books (November 15, 2018)

This book argues that critical international and domestic crises, such as the U.S. war in Iraq and the Great Recession, forced President Barack Obama to readjust U.S. foreign policy after over 70 years of American...

The Strategic Defense Initiative

by Ralph L. Dietl Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

The Nuclear and Space Talks revolutionized arms control. The Cold War endgame commenced with the umbrella negotiations’ that linked START and INF negotiations to a regulation on the weaponization of space....

The Logic of the Cold War

by Tian-jia Dong Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

The Cold War revealed, for the first time in human history, the logic of human togetherness, which indicated that it was not only necessary for nation-states to live together but also possible for them to do...

The European Union's Influence in Central Asia

by Olga Alinda Spaiser Lexington Books (March 12, 2018)

Unknown yet highly strategic, Central Asia attracts the interest of major global powers due to its vast energy resources and crucial geographic position. Russia, China, and the European Union view this region...

Peace Corps and Citizen Diplomacy

by Stephen M. Magu Lexington Books (March 13, 2018)

For over 50 years, more than 225,000 Peace Corps volunteers have been placed in over 140 countries around the world, with the goals of helping the recipient countries need for trained men and women, to promote...

The Essence of Desperation

by Bryan Riddle Lexington Books (January 05, 2018)

Counterinsurgency is a doctrine premised on winning the population of a nation-state over to the government’s side. Counterinsurgency is also associated with a continuing presence of military forces for long...

Asian Tradition and Cosmopolitan Politics

by Han Sang-Jin, Baek Jeong-Hun, Chang Won-Seok & Choe Soo-Young et al. Lexington Books (November 08, 2017)

The book is a collection of texts by the late former President of the Republic of Korea and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Kim Dae-jung, along with contributions by other authors including the late former President...

Slovenian Politics and the State

by Miro Haček, Simona Kukovič & Marjan Brezovšek Lexington Books (November 22, 2017)

Slovenia is regarded today as a free country and consolidated democracy, with some problems with corruption, independent media, and independent judiciary. Since its independence in 1991, Slovenia has put in...

The European Union and the Arab Spring: Promoting Democracy and Human Rights in the Middle East

by Joel Peters Lexington Books (March 16, 2012)

The Arab Spring has swept away decades old authoritarian regimes in the Middle East, and has captured the imagination of international community. The European Union and the Arab Spring: Promoting Democracy and...

Liberal Interventionism and Democracy Promotion

by Dursun Peksen Lexington Books (March 16, 2012)

Liberal Interventionism and Democracy Promotion, edited by Dursun Peksen, explores the extent to which various forms of foreign interventions and policy actors contribute to the spread of democracy. The contributors...

Advocating for Israel: Diplomats and Lobbyists from Truman to Nixon

by Natan Aridan Lexington Books (August 16, 2017)

This study examines the triangular relationship between Israel’s diplomatic corps, the pro-Israel lobby, and various US administrations. Based on a wealth of primary source material, the author analyzes how...

Eurasia's Shifting Geopolitical Tectonic Plates

by Alexandros Petersen & S. Frederick Starr Lexington Books (July 16, 2017)

This anthology of articles, short studies, and interviews by Alexandros Petersen were written over the span of ten years, starting in 2004. Yet they are even more relevant today in their prescient analysis....

China's Soft Power Diplomacy in South Asia

by B. M. Jain Lexington Books (June 06, 2017)

China's Soft Power Diplomacy: Myth or Reality? examines the Chinese version of soft power both in conceptual and operational terms, and explores its myriad implications for India, in particular, and South Asia...

Political Communication in the Anglophone World

by Theodore F. Sheckels Lexington Books (October 05, 2012)

Political Communication in the Anglophone World: Case Studies, by Theodore F. Sheckels, extends political communication scholarship—primarily rhetorical scholarship—into the extensive English language arena...

Japan in the World

by Klaus Schlichtmann Lexington Books (April 16, 2009)

The twentieth century is as remarkable for its world wars as it is for its efforts to outlaw war in international and constitutional law and politics. Japan in the World examines some of these efforts through...

Politics of the European Union in Bosnia-Herzegovina

by Doga Ulas Eralp Lexington Books (April 05, 2012)

Politics of the European Union in Bosnia-Herzegovina: Between Conflict and Democracy, by Doga Ulas Eralp, evaluates the European Union's ability to transform the escalating political tensions at a period where...

The Rhetoric of Soft Power: Public Diplomacy in Global Contexts

by Craig Hayden Lexington Books (November 15, 2011)

The Rhetoric of Soft Power: Public Diplomacy in Global Contexts provides new insight into the global growth of the soft power concept, through a comprehensive, comparative analysis of public diplomacy and strategic...

Political Action in Václav Havel's Thought: The Responsibility of Resistance

by Delia Popescu Lexington Books (December 16, 2011)

Political Action in Vaclav Havel’s Thought: The Responsibility of Resistance, by Delia Popescu, explores the Czech dissident’s theory of individual opposition, resistance to oppression, and individual responsibility....

Brazilian Foreign Policy in Changing Times: The Quest for Autonomy from Sarney to Lula

by Gabriel Cepaluni, Tullo Vigevani, Phillippe C. Schmitter & Leandro Moura Lexington Books (December 30, 2009)

Brazilian Foreign Policy in Changing Times contributes both empirically and theoretically to the study of international relations. The book illuminates Brazilian foreign policy in the democratic era, a subject...

Italy's Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century: The New Assertiveness of an Aspiring Middle Power

by Bertjan Verbeek & Giampiero Giacomello Lexington Books (November 16, 2011)

Italy’s Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century: The New Assertiveness of an Aspiring Middle Power, edited by Giampiero Giacomello and Bertjan Verbeek, fills a gap in the middle powers literature in general...

U.S.-Cuba Relations: Charting a New Path

by Jonathan D. Rosen & Hanna S. Kassab Lexington Books (November 02, 2016)

This book examines United State foreign policy toward Cuba, focusing on critical junctures and key strategic shifts. It argues that the recent restoration of diplomatic relations marks a fundamental departure...

Dangerous Democracies and Partying Prime Ministers: Domestic Political Contexts and Foreign Policy

by Chad Atkinson Lexington Books (January 05, 2010)

This book examines the powerful effect of the inner political structures (political parties and electoral systems) and processes (electoral cycles) of democratic states upon leaders' foreign policy decisions...