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  1. The Baltic States in World Politics

    By Birthe Hansen, Bertel Heurlin

    This collaborative work focuses on the international dimension of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania's security challenges post their re-emergence as independent states in 1991. Given their specific geopolitical positioning between the 'old West and Russia', however, they are subjected to particularly...

    Published May 19th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Knowing Your Friends

    Intelligence Inside Alliances and Coalitions from 1914 to the Cold War

    Edited by Martin S. Alexander

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Little attention has been paid to the murky, ultra-business of gathering intelligence among and forming estimates about friendly powers, and friendly or allied military forces. How rarely have scholars troubled to discover when states entered into coalitions or alliances mainly and explicitly...

    Published May 1st 1998 by Routledge

  3. If War Comes Tomorrow?

    The Contours of Future Armed Conflict

    By General Makhmut Akhmetovich Gareev

    Edited by Jacob W. Kipp

    Series: Soviet (Russian) Military Theory and Practice

    Military affairs have been affected by major changes in recent years. The bipolar world of two superpowers has gone. The Cold War and the global military confrontation that accompanied it have ended. A new military and political order has emerged in the world, but the world has not become more...

    Published May 1st 1998 by Routledge

  4. The Politics and Economics of Defence Industries

    Edited by Efraim Inbar, Benzion Zilberfarb

    This volume provides a policy-relevant analysis of the complex web of contemporary economic trends, political developments and strategic considerations that are shaping the contours of the new post-Cold War world market for weaponry....

    Published March 1st 1998 by Routledge

  5. Arms Control

    New Approaches to Theory and Policy

    Edited by Nancy W. Gallagher

    Contents: Bridging the Gaps on Arms Control Nancy W. Gallagher. Arms Control in the Information Age Emily O. Goldman. A New Role for Transparency Ann M. Florini. Beyond Deterrence, Defence, and Arms Control Gloria Duffy. Nuclear Arms Control through Multilateral Negotiations Rebecca Johnson. The...

    Published February 28th 1998 by Routledge

  6. International Encyclopedia of Terrorism

    Edited by Martha Crenshaw, John Pimlott

    This timely reference book places the growing 20th century phenomenon of terrorism in an historical context. Starting with the use of assassination in Ancient Greece and including the recent bombing of the American military complex in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, this encyclopedia covers the globe in its...

    Published February 1st 1998 by Routledge

  7. Troubled Times

    Violence and Warfare in the Past

    Edited by David W. Frayer, Debra L. Martin

    Series: War and Society - ISSN 1069-8043

    Evidence amassed in Troubled Times indicates that, much like in the modern world, violence was not an uncommon aspect of prehistoric dispute resolution. From the civilizations of the American Southwest to the Mesolithic of Central Europe, the contributors examine violence in hunter-gatherer as well...

    Published January 23rd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Nothing Sacred

    Nazi Espionage Against the Vatican, 1939-1945

    By David Alvarez, Revd Robert A., SJ Graham

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Nazi Germany considered the Catholic Church to be a serious threat to its domestic security and its international ambitions. In Germany, informants provided intelligence, but in Rome, German attempts to penetrate the Papacy were less successful - except for the codebreaking work....

    Published December 31st 1997 by Routledge

  9. The Islamist Impasse

    By Ibrahim Karawan

    Series: Adelphi series

    Since the mid-1970s, Islamist groups have been important opposition forces in the Arab world and have posed a considerable challenge to regimes. However, their increased influence has not led to political power. Ibrahim A. Karawan argues that Islamist movements have been unable to form an effective...

    Published November 1st 1997 by Routledge

  10. Regional Security in the Middle East

    Past Present and Future

    Edited by Zeev Maoz

    Middle Eastern politics of the 1990s have been characterized by a drive towards peace. Whether this is successful or not will depend on the negotiating process. These articles discuss the challenges, and provide some practical advice on how risks of failure could be avoided....

    Published September 30th 1997 by Routledge