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A World Divided Militarism and Development after the Cold War

A World Divided: Militarism and Development after the Cold War

1st Edition

Edited By Geoff Tansey, Kath Tansey, Paul Rogers
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1994, analyses the changing world order at the end of the Cold War. As the East-West military axis was replaced by North-South economic polarization and global insecurity, it became clear that future wars were likely to stem from resource and environmental conflict and...

Anti-personnel Weapons

Anti-personnel Weapons

1st Edition

By Sipri
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1978, analyses the development, uses and effects of conventional anti-personnel weapons such as rifles and machine guns, grenades, bombs, shells and mines. It provides the historical, military, technical and clinical background to the international legal discussions as...

Antiballistic Missile Defence in the 1980s

Antiballistic Missile Defence in the 1980s

1st Edition

Edited By Ian Bellany, Coit D. Blacker
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1983, analyses the technical and political developments in the two decades after the 1972 Soviet-American ABM treaty. It signposts the route for discussion of the antiballistic missile question – with its shared tacit assumption that nuclear war is for deterring and ...

Arms Control Agreements A Handbook

Arms Control Agreements: A Handbook

1st Edition

By Jozef Goldblat
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1982, provides a well-informed historical overview, insightful analysis and searching critique of arms control agreements and negotiations from the Hague Declaration of 1899 to the SALT Treaties and Conventions of the 1970s and 1980s. Arms control agreements of ...

Arms Control and East-West Relations

Arms Control and East-West Relations

1st Edition

By Philip Towle
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1983, examines the role that arms control has to play, alongside defence and deterrence, in stabilising East-West relations and reducing tensions during the Cold War. Arms control agreements were designed in the attempt to achieve parity between the nuclear forces of ...

Between McAlpine and Polaris

Between McAlpine and Polaris

1st Edition

By George Giacinto Giarchi
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1984, examines the impact of the US Polaris base at Holy Loch, Scotland, upon the people of Cowal in Argyll, and its imposition upon them by powers outside the locality. It evaluates the ecological, economic, political and cultural effects of the Base from its ...

British Security Policy The Thatcher Years and the End of the Cold War

British Security Policy: The Thatcher Years and the End of the Cold War

1st Edition

Edited By Stuart Croft
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1991, examines Britain’s defence and foreign policy of the 1980s , and explores a variety of alternative roles for Britain in the radically changed circumstances of the 1990s. The authors analyse the full range of major British security issues and developments, ...

Burden-sharing in NATO

Burden-sharing in NATO

1st Edition

By Simon Lunn
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1983, analyses the debate around burden-sharing in NATO, where the main issue is the distribution amongst the allies of the burden of maintaining the security arrangement. This raises problems of defining, measuring and comparing the defence efforts of the various ...

By Fire and Ice Dismantling Chemical Weapons While Preserving the Environment

By Fire and Ice: Dismantling Chemical Weapons While Preserving the Environment

1st Edition

By David A. Koplow
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1997, examines the forced merger between national security interests and environmental policy makers arising from the Chemical Weapons Convention and its requirement to safely dismantle the world’s chemical weapons stockpiles. The two groups had to find a way to ...

Central European Security Concerns Bridge, Buffer or Barrier?

Central European Security Concerns: Bridge, Buffer or Barrier?

1st Edition

Edited By Jacob Kipp
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1993, examines the security concerns of the Central European countries in the immediate aftermath of the Cold War. The collapse of the Soviet Union brought considerable uncertainty and instability to its satellite states, now free from Moscow’s influence. This ...

Chemical Warfare Arms Control A Framework for Considering Policy Alternatives

Chemical Warfare Arms Control: A Framework for Considering Policy Alternatives

1st Edition

By Julian Perry Robinson
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1985, examines thinking around chemical weapons from the standpoint of national policy-making in a manner that integrates both defence and arms-control aspects. The process of multilateral negotiations on chemical warfare arms control is not simple, nor are the issues ...

Chemical Weapons Destruction and Conversion

Chemical Weapons: Destruction and Conversion

1st Edition

By Sipri
January 27, 2021

This book, first published in 1980, presents the findings of the SIPRI-organized 1979 international symposium on the destruction and conversion of chemical weapons. Thirty experts from 14 countries discussed the destruction and conversion of present stockpiles of chemical warfare agents and ...

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