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States and Power in Africa: Comparative Lessons in Authority and Control

by Jeffrey Herbst

Theories of international relations, assumed to be universally applicable, have failed to explain the creation of states in Africa. There, the interaction of power and space is dramatically different from what...


Canada And The World: Agenda For The Last Decade Of The Millennium

by Anatol Rapoport & Anthony Rapoport

Studies of and analysis of public issues discussed at annual Science for Peace conferences, and some of the discussions have been edited and published.


Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific: Perspectives from China, India, and the United States

by Mohan Malik

In the twenty-first century, the Indo-Pacific has emerged as a crucial geostrategic region for trade, investment, energy supplies, cooperation, and competition. It presents complex maritime security challenges...


The Role of Intelligence in Ending the War in Bosnia in 1995

by Timothy R. Walton, Jonathan Keller, Anamaria Berea & Steven L. Burg et al.

Based on primary sources, this book examines the 1995 Dayton Peace agreement, which ended the fighting in Bosnia, to show how American decision-making works on a complex issue. It takes a multidisciplinary approach...


America's Search for Security: The Triumph of Idealism and the Return of Realism

by Sean Kay

In America's Search for Security, Sean Kay surveys major historical trends in American foreign policy and provides a new context for thinking about America’s rise to power from the founding period through...


What Diplomats Do: The Life and Work of Diplomats

by Sir Brian Barder & Sir Ivor Roberts

This text describes all aspects of the life of a diplomat through various stages of a typical career. Though following a fictional diplomat, each chapter contains case studies based on the author’s thirty...


The Accidental Diplomat: The Autobiography of Maurice Baker

by Maurice Baker & Edmund Baker

“For the life of a diplomat is often a variation of routine boredom and exhilarating crises.”

Maurice Baker is an academic and one of Singapore's pioneer diplomats. Growing up in colonial–governed Malaya...


The Art of War & The Prince

by Niccolo Machiavelli

Collected here in one omnibus edition are Niccolò Machiavelli's most important works, The Art of War and The Prince. It was Niccolò Machiavelli who essentially removed ethics from government. He did it with...


Military Soft Power: Public Diplomacy through Military Educational Exchanges

by Carol Atkinson

The military has long been associated with hard power, yet it is engaged in public diplomacy as it represents the U.S. abroad and facilitates the diffusion of ideas. Military Soft Power examines one such aspect...


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...


Dispatches from the Frontlines: Studies in Foreign Policy, Comparative Politics, and International Affairs

by Howard J. Wiarda

Dispatches from the Frontlines analyzes some of the world’s most contentious hotspots. It focuses on such compelling global issues as Third World development, the role of the state, corporatism, and foreign...


The Tommy Koh Reader: Favourite Essays and Lectures

by Tommy Koh

Professor Tommy Koh is Singapore's Ambassador-at-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Rector of Tembusu College, Special Adviser of the Institute of Policy Studies, and Chairman of the Centre for International...


Divided Dynamism: The Diplomacy of Separated Nations: Germany, Korea, China

by John J. Metzler

Divided Dynamism presents a comprehensive review of the political and unification policies of separated nations. Metzler provides an invaluable record of the dynamics of modern politics in the post-Cold War...


On the Boundaries: When International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Foreign Policy Meet

by Howard J. Wiarda

This book analyzes the connections between international relations, comparative politics, and foreign policy. Howard J. Wiarda points out where these fields have gone astray, indicates what must be done to correct...


Cold Peace: China-India Rivalry in the Twenty-First Century

by Jeff M. Smith

Jeff M. Smith’s Cold Peace: China–India Rivalry in the Twenty-Century updates and deepens our understanding of China-India relations by unraveling the complex layers of the contemporary rivalry between the...


U.S. National Security and Foreign Policymaking After 9/11: Present at the Re-creation

by Kent M. Bolton

U.S. National Security Policymaking: Present at the Re-Creation examines the external, societal, and governmental sources of change to U.S. national-security policymaking that were begun by 9/11, memorialized...


Holding the Line: Race, Racism, and American Foreign Policy Toward Africa, 1953-1961

by George White Jr.

The Eisenhower administration's confrontation with Africa demonstrates the significance of race in the creation and execution of American foreign policy. In this new work, historian George White, Jr., explores...


From Lenin to Castro, 1917-1959: Early Encounters between Moscow and Havana

by Mervyn J. Bain

This book utilizes a number of previously unused sources to examine the relationship between Moscow and Havana in the period between the Russian and Cuban Revolutions. It provides a number of important conclusions...


Military Resilience in Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide

by Rachel Suissa

Military Resilience in a Low-Intensity Conflict: A Comparative Study of New Directions Worldwide, by Rachel Suissa, studies states involved in low-intensity conflicts to offer a corrective to post-modern problems...


The Death Penalty and U.S. Diplomacy: How Foreign Nations and International Organizations Influence U.S. Policy

by Wesley Kendall & Joseph M. Siracusa

The Death Penalty and U.S. Diplomacy analyzes the institutional response to specific forms of foreign intervention and influence such as consular intervention, international litigation, and extradition negotiation....