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Building Hegemonic Order Russia's Way: Order, Stability, and Predictability in the Post-Soviet Space

by Michael O. Slobodchikoff Lexington Books (October 24, 2014)

This book examines Russia’s emergence after the collapse of the Soviet Union and its creation of a security architecture in the post-Soviet space. It explores how through building this security architecture,...

Indigenous Conflict Management Strategies: Global Perspectives

by Brandon D. Lundy, Jesse J. Benjamin, Akanmu G. Adebayo & Paul Paterson et al. Lexington Books (April 04, 2014)

This book presents a variety of traditional conflict management approaches as well as several cases of successful and unsuccessful integrations of indigenous and Western strategies. As it explores these methods,...

Managing Conflicts in India: Policies of Coercion and Accommodation

by Bidisha Biswas Lexington Books (February 14, 2014)

In Managing Conflicts in India, Bidisha Biswas analyzes how democratic states choose between policies of coercion and accommodation by addressing the under-studied topic of India’s approach to internal conflicts....

Civil-Military Relationships in Developing Countries

by Glen Segell, Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi, Mpho G. Molomo & Mary Jo Halder et al. Lexington Books (December 16, 2013)

Civil–Military Relationships in Developing Countries analyzes the crucial links between security, democratization, economic development, and state building institutions. With studies of fourteen countries...

Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf: Framing U.S. Energy and Security Policies for the Gulf of Guinea

by James J. F. Forest & Matthew V. Sousa Lexington Books (March 07, 2006)

Oil and Terrorism in the New Gulf promises to inform a lively debate over the future of U.S. foreign policies toward Africa. This coherent, integrated debate will engage policymakers and the academic community...

Japan in a Dynamic Asia: Coping with the New Security Challenges

by Yoichiro Sato & Satu Limaye Lexington Books (May 25, 2006)

This collection takes a unique country-by-country approach to examine Japan's relations with individual Asian countries and sub-regions. As Japan's activism increases under the Koizumi administration, Japan...

International Public Opinion and the Bosnia Crisis

by Eric Shiraev, Richard Sobel & Robert Shapiro Lexington Books (December 17, 2002)

International Public Opinion and the Bosnia Crisis examines-through U.S., Canadian, and European case studies-how public reaction impacted democratic governments' response to the ethnic and religious conflict...

From Deterrence to Engagement: The U.S. Defense Commitment to South Korea

by Terence Roehrig Lexington Books (February 20, 2006)

From Deterrence to Engagement provides a comprehensive examination of the U.S.-South Korea defense relationship from 1945 to the present. Using deterrence theory as its framework, this work explores the evolving...

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...

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...

Popular Mobilization and Empowerment in Georgia's Rose Revolution

by Kelli Hash-Gonzalez Lexington Books (October 18, 2012)

While other studies explain the Rose Revolution in terms of the contribution of the “power players,” Popular Mobilization and Empowerment in Georgia’s Rose Revolution, by Kelli Hash-Gonzalez, adds to our...

Beyond Realism: Human Security in India and Pakistan in the Twenty-First Century

by Rekha Datta & Paul Rich Lexington Books (February 15, 2008)

Focusing on India and Pakistan, this book adopts an innovative combination of realist analysis with a human security approach. It will be a valuable resource for a wide variety of scholars, practitioners, and...


by Nirode Mohanty Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Jihad (struggle) is a holy war to defend Islam against non-believers and non-Muslims. Jihadists are holy warriors. The intellectual father of jihadist Islamism, Sayyid Qutb, who was executed in Cairo in 1966,...

Eurasia on the Edge

by Richard Sakwa, Piotr Dutkiewicz, Andrei Kazantsev & Fyodor Lukyanov et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

Eurasia, wherever one draws the boundaries, is very much at the centre of discussions about today’s world. Security across Eurasia is a global concern and has been subject to a range of discussions and debate....

After the Fall

by Hanna S. Kassab, Dina Moulioukova, Bruce Bagley & Suzanne Loftus et al. Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

This edited volume examines the impacts of the 2014-2015 decline in the price of oil. Participants will examine the economic, social and political consequences on states and regions, along with their responses....

Contemporary Russo–Turkish Relations

by Ali Askerov, Sean Byrne, Chulpan Ildarhanova & Lasha Tchantouridzé et al. Lexington Books (June 20, 2018)

The Syrian Civil War started in March 2011 and still continues. It causes death, turmoil, humanitarian crisis, and mass migration in the region. Numerous state and non-state actors are involved in this multi-sided...

Pathological Counterinsurgency

by Samuel R. Greene Lexington Books (June 29, 2018)

Pathological Counterinsurgency critically examines the relationship between elections and counterinsurgency success in third party campaigns supported by the United States. From Vietnam to El Salvador to Iraq...

Israel’s Military Doctrine

by Ehud Eilam Lexington Books (May 25, 2018)

Israel’s military doctrine was aimed at defeating powerful Arab militaries, mostly those of Egypt, Syria and Jordan. In the years 1948-1982 Israel and Arab states had a series of wars i.e. high intensity wars....

Violence in the Americas

by Hanna S. Kassab, Jonathan D. Rosen, Bradford R. McGuinn & Acácio Augusto et al. Lexington Books (April 15, 2018)

Many countries throughout Latin America have experienced high levels of corruption, drug trafficking, and violence, which has created elements of fragility. The book is comprises case studies that explore the...

America’s War against Global Jihad

by William R. Nester Lexington Books (March 06, 2018)

A specter haunts America, the specter of Global Jihad, Islamic Holy War. This specter was never more horrific than on September 11, 2001, when nineteen fanatics hijacked four jetliners and used them as guided...

Gender, Conflict, Peace, and UNSC Resolution 1325

by Seema Shekhawat, Amanda Bennett, Antal Berkes & Elisabeth Porter et al. Lexington Books (January 15, 2018)

There is an increasing amount of literature on various aspects of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325. While appreciating this scholarship, this volume highlights some of the omissions and concerns...

The Assassination of William McKinley

by Cary Federman Lexington Books (December 06, 2017)

This book is an examination of the assassination of President William McKinley by Leon Czolgosz, an American-born purported anarchist. This work offers a new and different way to approach historical crime stories....

Security Governance in East Africa

by Kennedy Agade Mkutu, Tom Ogwang, Doreen Alusa & Laura Wunder et al. Lexington Books (December 15, 2017)

This collection of cases from East Africa, contributed largely by locally-based authors, explores the increasing security governance phenomenon in the region: that is, the mix of state and non-state actors,...

Red Cross Interventions in Weapons Control

by Ritu Mathur Lexington Books (October 24, 2017)

This book explores how the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a leading humanitarian actor, addresses the problem of weapons. A triangulation of strategies such as testimonialization, medicalization...

Strategic Intelligence–Community Security Partnerships

by Maiwa'azi Dandaura-Samu Lexington Books (October 24, 2017)

This book examines the need to bridge strategic intelligence and community collaboration. It explores intelligence collection, analysis, and operations as they relate to conflicts that can be solved through...

Ethnic Identity and Minority Protection: Designation, Discrimination, and Brutalization

by Thomas W. Simon Lexington Books (March 28, 2012)

In Ethnic Identity and Minority Protection: Designation, Discrimination, and Brutalization, Thomas W. Simon examines a new framework for considering ethnic conflicts. In contrast to the more traditional theories...

Engaged Neutrality

by Heinz Gärtner, Adrian Hyde-Price, Laurent Goetschel & Sandra Grafeneder et al. Lexington Books (February 08, 2017)

The notion that neutrality is a phenomenon only relevant to the Cold War is false in many ways. The Cold War was about building blocks, neutrality about staying out of them. From 1975 until the end of the Cold...

The US–India Nuclear Agreement

by Vandana Bhatia Lexington Books (June 23, 2017)

The United States–India nuclear cooperation agreement to resume civilian nuclear technology trade with India—a non-signatory of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) and a defacto nuclear weapon state—is...

Reconceptualizing Security in the Americas in the Twenty-First Century

by Hanna S. Kassab, Jonathan D. Rosen, Bruce M. Bagley & Bradford R. McGuinn et al. Lexington Books (February 19, 2015)

This book illustrates the plethora of security concerns of the Americas in the 21st century. It presents the work of a number of prolific scholars and analysts in the continents of America. The book provides...

China and North Africa since World War II

by Muhamad S. Olimat Lexington Books (December 11, 2014)

This manuscript examines Sino-North Africa relations on a bilateral level since World War II. It highlights the depth of China’s involvement in the region with each country on a five dimensional approach:...

A Converging Post-War European Discourse

by Thomas C. Hoerber Lexington Books (December 24, 2014)

This book explores the most important components and contributing factors to the European integration process during the 1950s. It seeks to combine comparative politics and political history to examine core...

Great Power Security Cooperation

by David W. Kearn Jr. Lexington Books (December 18, 2014)

This book explains the conditions under which great powers are likely to cooperate to improve their security by engaging in qualitative arms control. In agreeing to limit or proscribe certain classes of weapons,...

China and the Middle East Since World War II

by Muhamad S. Olimat Lexington Books (October 27, 2014)

This book examines Sino-Middle Eastern relations on a bilateral level since World War II. It highlights the depth of China’s involvement in the region with each country on a five dimensional approach: energy...

Why South Vietnam Fell

by Anthony James Joes Lexington Books (October 16, 2014)

Between 1954 and 1963, President Ngo Dinh Diem, against great odds but with U.S. assistance, built a functioning South Vietnamese state. But gravely misled by American journalists in Saigon, the U.S. embassy,...

Volatile Social Movements and the Origins of Terrorism

by Christine Sixta Rinehart Lexington Books (December 15, 2012)

Although many scholars have studied terrorism, few scholars have ever studied terrorism from the aspect of its initial origins in social movements. Not only is research concerning this phenomenon outdated, but...

Growth against Democracy

by H. L. T. Quan Lexington Books (August 20, 2012)

Growth against Democracy: Savage Developmentalism in the Modern World, by H.L.T. Quan is a compelling interrogation of the ways in which we have thought about modernity, capitalism, and democracy, and how those...

Human Security and Sierra Leone's Post-Conflict Development

by Francis Wiafe-Amoako & Ali A. Mazrui Lexington Books (July 22, 2014)

Achieving security and development in the post-conflict era is a challenge with which stakeholders have to grapple. While stakeholders are quick to claim success when physical hostilities cease between the belligerents,...

China's Cyber Warfare

by Jason R. Fritz Lexington Books (March 21, 2017)

The turn of the century was accompanied by two historically significant phenomena. One was the emergence of computer networks as a vital component of advanced militaries and interdependent global economic systems....

Israeli Prisoner of War Policies

by Alexander Bligh Lexington Books (March 16, 2017)

Israeli Prisoner of War Policies: From the 1949 Armistice to the 2006 Kidnappings examines the development of Israel’s policies toward prisoners of war across multiple conflicts. Taking POWs is an indication...

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...

China and Central Asia in the Post-Soviet Era: A Bilateral Approach

by Muhamad S. Olimat Lexington Books (August 27, 2015)

This comprehensive work addresses China’s increasing reliance on Central Asian energy resources and its pivoting in, and the United States’ pivoting out of Central Asia. It examines Sino-Central Asian relations...

Counterterrorism and Threat Finance Analysis during Wartime

by J. Edward Conway, David M. Blum, Brian A. Gordon & Benjamin Bahney et al. Lexington Books (January 22, 2015)

This book details the intellectual and bureaucratic challenges that intelligence analysts disrupting terrorist and insurgent finances encounter. Each chapter uses analytic methods via a case study drawn from...

Africa in the New World Order: Peace and Security Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

by Olayiwola Abegunrin, Alem Hailu, Olusoji Akomolafe & Christopher L. Daniels et al. Lexington Books (July 08, 2014)

Since 9/11, international security has been redefined and new challenges have been identified. Africa is facing new security challenges, and the continent has become an important battleground in the fight against...

Cooperation and Drug Policies in the Americas: Trends in the Twenty-First Century

by Jonathan D. Rosen, Roberto Zepeda, Barnett S. Koven & Lilian Bobea et al. Lexington Books (December 18, 2014)

The book examines the role of cooperation and drug policies in the Americas in the twenty-first century, focusing on the major trends and challenges. It argues that one country cannot solve drug trafficking...

NATO: From Regional to Global Security Provider

by Richard Prosen, Yonah Alexander, Patrick Murphy & Georgiana Cavendish et al. Lexington Books (August 15, 2015)

The book serves as a relevant and timely study of the most pressing issues facing NATO today – including recent lessons gained. It provides recommendations for consideration and further discussion (i.e., the...

Indo-US Relations: Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Nuclear Energy

by Nirode Mohanty Lexington Books (December 18, 2014)

This book is a comprehensive study of how the United States and India engaged one another to work on the common goals of promoting peace and stability, combating terrorist threats, and carefully collaborating...