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Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific: Lessons from Conflict Management in Past Great Power Eras

by Michael R. Kraig

Shaping U.S. Military Forces for the Asia-Pacific examines how U.S. Joint Forces should be used to face the threat of a rising China at a time when future crises and even wars are likely to be defined by relatively...


A War Like No Other: The Truth about China's Challenge to America

by Richard C. Bush & Michael E. O'Hanlon

"Nobody approaches the objectivity and precision of Bush and O'Hanlon when it comes to analysis of the military and political dimensions of the Taiwan issue. This is one challenge that U.S. policymakers and...


E-Think: Iran the Bomb

by Vincent Gabriel

A new president is elected. This new president has not been described in the western media as a liberal or even a moderate but at best a realistic observer of the present day and long-term prospects of the politics...


The Legacy of the Cold War: Perspectives on Security, Cooperation, and Conflict

by Zhu Liqun, Vojtech Mastny, Lawrence S. Kaplan & Vincent Keating et al.

In The Legacy of the Cold War Vojtech Mastny and Zhu Liqun bring together scholars to examine the worldwide effects of the Cold War on international security. Focusing on regions where the Cold War made the...


America's Strategy in Southeast Asia: From Cold War to Terror War

by James A. Tyner

Since the end of the Second World War, Southeast Asia has served as a surrogate space to further American imperial interests, which are economic, political, territorial, and moral in scope. America's Strategy...


Mortal Crimes: The Greatest Theft in History: The Soviet Penetration of the Manhattan Project

by Nigel West

An in-depth investigation shows how the Soviet Union successfully infiltrated America's atomic bomb project.


National Security and Arms Control in the Age of Biotechnology: The Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention

by Daniel M. Gerstein

Daniel M. Gerstein, a former Army Colonel and current Under Secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, traces the origins of the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention while prescribing ways for the...


Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security

by Jody Williams, Stephen D. Goose & Mary Wareham

Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security looks at accomplishments and setbacks in the crucial first decade of the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty. Edited by Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams...


America Unbound: The Bush Revolution in Foreign Policy

by Ivo H. Daalder & James M. Lindsay

"A splendidly illuminating book."

-The New York Times

Like it or not, George W. Bush has launched a revolution in American foreign policy. He has redefined how America engages the world, shedding the constraints...


America Through the Spectacles of an Oriental Diplomat

by Wu Tingfang

America Through the Spectacles of an Oriental Diplomat While this book is by no means famous, it is a remarkable chance to look at America of 1914 through the eyes of an outsider. Wu Tingfang shows evidence...


Ukraine and the Art of Strategy

by Lawrence Freedman

The Russian invasion of Crimea in 2014, subsequent war in Eastern Ukraine and economic sanctions imposed by the West, transformed European politics. These events marked a dramatic shift away from the optimism...


Complex Battlespaces

by Ltc Winston S. Williams & Ltc Christopher M. Ford

The conduct of warfare is constantly shaped by new forces that create complexities in the battlespace for military operations. As the nature of how and where wars are fought changes, new challenges to the application...


Building Militaries in Fragile States

by Mara E. Karlin

Combining rigorous academic scholarship with the experience of a senior Pentagon policymaker, Mara E. Karlin explores the key national security issue of our time: how to effectively build partner militaries....


Indian Nuclear Policy

by Harsh V. Pant & Yogesh Joshi

India has come a long way from being a nuclear pariah to a de facto member of the nuclear club. The transition in its nuclear identity has been accompanied by its transformation into a major economic power and...


Sinai

by Mohannad Sabry

Enclosed by the Suez Canal and bordering Gaza and Israel, Egypt's rugged Sinai Peninsula has been the cornerstone of the Egyptian-Israeli peace accords, yet its internal politics and security have remained largely...


Before Intelligence Failed

by Mark Wilkinson

In the wake of the 2003 Iraq War, the term 'intelligence failure' became synonymous with the Blair Government and how it had used intelligence to construct a case for war. This book examines British secret intelligence...


North Korean Military Proliferation in the Middle East and Africa

by Bruce E. Bechtol Jr.

North Korea has posed a threat to stability in Northeast Asia for decades. Since Kim Jong-un assumed power, this threat has both increased and broadened. Since 2011, the small, isolated nation has detonated...


Brokering Peace in Nuclear Environments

by Moeed Yusuf

One of the gravest issues facing the global community today is the threat of nuclear war. As a growing number of nations gain nuclear capabilities, the odds of nuclear conflict increase. Yet nuclear deterrence...


Recollections

by Phyl Amadi

Phyl Amadi looks back at life growing up in Nigeria in this collection of essays that celebrates a time of simplicity when tribes lived in harmony.

But that idyllic life did not last: He also lived through the...


Gun Control

by Beverly L. Norwood

This book is an exploration of the gun control debate. The pros and cons of the gun control controversy are examined. The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution is reviewed. Gun Violence Statistics...