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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Contemporary Terror

    Studies in Sub-State Violence

    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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. US Foreign Policy and the War on Drugs

    Displacing the Cocaine and Heroin Industry

    By Cornelius Friesendorf

    This book examines the geographic displacement of the illicit drug industry as a side effect of United States foreign policy. To reduce the supply of cocaine and heroin from abroad, the US has relied on coercion against farmers, traffickers and governments, but this has only exacerbated the world's...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Cyber Warfare

    A Multidisciplinary Analysis

    Edited by James A. Green

    Series: Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

    This book is a multi-disciplinary analysis of cyber warfare, featuring contributions by leading experts from a mixture of academic and professional backgrounds. Cyber warfare, meaning interstate cyber aggression, is an increasingly important emerging phenomenon in international relations, with...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Liberal Wars

    Anglo-American Strategy, Ideology and Practice

    Edited by Alan Cromartie

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book addresses the relationship between the 'liberal' values of Anglo-Saxon cultures and the way that they conduct themselves when they are fighting - or preparing to fight - wars. The United States and the United Kingdom are characterised by a consensus that their social and political...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge