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New and Published Books

  1. Masquerades of War

    Edited by Christine Sylvester

    Series: War, Politics and Experience

    This collection explores the concepts and practices of masquerade as they apply to concepts and practices of war. The contributors insist that masquerades are everyday aspects of the politics, praxis, and experiences of war, while also discovering that finding masquerades and tracing how they work...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Moral Responsibility, Statecraft and Humanitarian Intervention

    The US Response to Rwanda, Darfur, and Libya

    By Cathinka Vik

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book explores the moral complexity of statecraft in the context of decision-making on armed intervention in the post-Cold War era. This book adds to the debate on humanitarian intervention by analyzing the moral complexity of statecraft when confronted with situations of severe human rights...

    Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Armed Conflict Survey

    Edited by The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Armed Conflict Survey is a new annual publication from the International Institute for Strategic Studies, publisher of yearly reference work on national defence capabilities The Military Balance and annual review of world affairs Strategic Survey. The book is edited by Nigel Inkster, Director...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Iran's Nuclear Diplomacy

    Power politics and conflict resolution

    By Bernd Kaussler

    Series: Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

    This book examines the dynamics of relations and the substance of the negotiations between the international community and Iran over the latter's nuclear programme. Iran’s nuclear programme and the alleged threat to international peace and security remains one of the most important issues in the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Nuclear Exits

    Countries foregoing the nuclear option

    Edited by Ilkka Taipale, Vappu Taipale

    Many countries have the capacity to construct nuclear weapons - even relatively poor and small ones, as the North Korean example shows us. So far, only one country - South Africa – has voluntarily given up its nuclear weapons programme. Three others - Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Belarus - gave up the...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Terror

    Studies in Sub-State Violence

    Edited by David Carlton, Carlo Schaerf

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1981, this book contains papers on terrorism, presented to the International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts (ISODARCO). The subject is a complex one as ‘one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom-fighter’. No simple solution exist to the threat to domestic and...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The US, NATO and Military Burden-Sharing

    By Stephen J. Cimbala, Peter Forster

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This study establishes that the political, economic and military-technological changes that transform the international system also alter the way in which a state views its and others' responsibilities and burdens for responding to international crises. It assesses the distribution of the costs of...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Intelligence in the Cold War: What Difference did it Make?

    Edited by Michael Herman, Gwilym Hughes

    Intelligence was a major part of the Cold War, waged by both sides with an almost warlike intensity. Yet the question 'What difference did it all make?' remains unanswered. Did it help to contain the Cold War, or fuel it and keep it going? Did it make it hotter or colder? Did these large...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Violence in Post-Conflict Societies

    Remarginalization, Remobilizers and Relationships

    By Anders Themnér

    Series: Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

    This book compares post-civil war societies to look at the presence or absence of organized violence, analysing why some ex-combatants return to organised violence and others do not. Even though former fighters have been identified as a major source of insecurity, there have been few efforts to...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Future of Biological Disarmament

    Strengthening the Treaty Ban on Weapons

    By Nicholas A. Sims

    This book examines the politics of biological disarmament, focusing on the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) as a treaty regime and the cornerstone of biological disarmament efforts. Biological weapons have long been banned, but the ban needs strengthening. The 1972 Biological Weapons Convention...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge