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Adelphi series

The Adelphi series is The International Institute for Strategic Studies' flagship contribution to policy-relevant, original academic research.

Eight books are published each year. They provide rigorous analysis of contemporary strategic and defence topics that is useful to politicians and diplomats, as well as academic researchers, foreign-affairs analysts, defence commentators and journalists.

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  1. The Security Implications of the New Taiwan

    By Bernice Lee

    Series: Adelphi series

    How can fresh conflict between China and Taiwan be avoided? This paper argues that unless the key players - Taiwan, China and the US - accept the existence of a new and increasingly democratic Taiwan, the conflict across the Taiwan Straits will remain one of the most contentious and...

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Nuclear Policies in Europe

    By Bruno Tertrais

    Series: Adelphi series

    While international security has radically changed since 1989, nuclear weapons remain a subject of debate and contention. This paper provides an analytical framework for understanding post-Cold War Europe's strategic debates. It offers insights into Europe's national nuclear policies and...

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  3. The Limits of Sino-Russian Strategic Partnership

    By Jennifer Anderson

    Series: Adelphi series

    Russia and China claim to have established a "strategic partnership". Jennifer Anderson argues that this relationship merely overlays a diplomatic agenda established in the late 1980s, and that China's pragmatic, limited approach (coupled with Russia's domestic economic and political difficulties)...

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Enhancing Indo-US Strategic Cooperation

    By Waheguru Pal Singh Sidhu

    Series: Adelphi series

    Argues that a carrot-and-stick policy is likely to be more effective than a stick-only approach in curbing India's nuclear ambitions. Increased strategic cooperation between India and the US is the ideal incentive, but the author argues that such cooperation is unlikely in the immediate future. &...

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Maintaining Nuclear Stability in South Asia

    By Neil Joeck

    Series: Adelphi series

    Argues that, while nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles cast a shadow over Indo-Pakistani relations, they do not create strategic stability. He asserts that the development of command and control mechanisms would enhance stability, but that diplomatic steps focused on missiles must also be...

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Responding to Crises in the African Great Lakes

    By G. Evans

    Series: Adelphi series

    Examines the international responses to the ethnic conflicts in Burundi and Rwanda from 1993-1997 and their overspill into Zaire. Concludes that the external reaction was impotent and incoherent, and urges a number of changes in response by the international community....

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Russia and North-East Asia

    By Chikahito Harada

    Series: Adelphi series

    Russia has recently strengthened its diplomatic relations with its North-East Asian neighbours - China, Japan, and North and South Korea. But without much more reform at home, Russia will be neither attractive as a partner nor live up to its full potential. Chikahito Harada assesses the reasons for...

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Asia's International Role in the Post-Cold War Era

    Part I

    Series: Adelphi series

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Maghreb in the 1990's

    By Spencer Claire

    Series: Adelphi series

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

  10. A US Strategy for the Asia-Pacific

    By Douglas T. Stuart, William T. Tow

    Series: Adelphi series

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 14th 2005 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Asia’s Power Dynamics: Military Change and its Geopolitical Effects
    By Desmond Ball, Raja C. Mohan, Tim Huxley, Adam Ward
    To Be Published July 31st 2015

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