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Balance SheetThe Iraq War and U.S. National Security

Balance Sheet: The Iraq War and U.S. National Security

John S. Duffield and Peter J. Dombrowski

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760133
eISBN:
9780804772044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The last six years have witnessed a virtually unending debate over U.S. policy toward Iraq, one that is likely to continue well into the new administration and perhaps the next, notwithstanding ... More

Better Safe Than SorryThe Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Better Safe Than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Michael Krepon

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760638
eISBN:
9780804770989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760638.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

In 2008, the iconic doomsday clock of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientistswas set at five minutes to midnight—two minutes closer to Armageddon than in 1962, when John F. Kennedy and Nikita ... More

Beyond Sacred and SecularPolitics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Beyond Sacred and Secular: Politics of Religion in Israel and Turkey

Sultan Tepe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758642
eISBN:
9780804763158
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The global rise of political religion is one of the defining and most puzzling characteristics of current world politics. Since the early 1990s, religious parties have achieved stunning electoral ... More

Beyond the EuromaidanComparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Beyond the Euromaidan: Comparative Perspectives on Advancing Reform in Ukraine

Henry E. Hale and Robert W. Orttung (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798457
eISBN:
9781503600102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book examines the prospects for advancing reform in Ukraine in the wake of the February 2014 Euromaidan revolution. It examines six crucial areas of reform: identity-memory divides, corruption, ... More

Britain and the BombNuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

Britain and the Bomb: Nuclear Diplomacy, 1964-1970

David James Gill

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804786584
eISBN:
9780804788588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804786584.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Drawing on primary sources from both sides of the Atlantic, Britain and the Bomb explores how economic, political, and strategic considerations have shaped British nuclear diplomacy. The book ... More

Chinese HegemonyGrand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History

Chinese Hegemony: Grand Strategy and International Institutions in East Asian History

Feng Zhang

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804793896
eISBN:
9780804795043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804793896.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the strategic and institutional dynamics of international relations in East Asian history when imperial China was the undisputed regional hegemon. It draws on both Chinese and ... More

Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Cities, Business, and the Politics of Urban Violence In Latin America

Eduardo Moncada

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780804794176
eISBN:
9780804796903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804794176.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This book argues that the interaction between urban political economies and patterns of armed territorial control shape the nature and trajectory of the ways in which developing world cities confront ... More

Coercion, Survival, and WarWhy Weak States Resist the United States

Coercion, Survival, and War: Why Weak States Resist the United States

Phil Haun

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804792837
eISBN:
9780804795074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792837.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This book considers why with its tremendous military advantage the United States so often fails to coerce much weaker states. The answer frequently resides in the large asymmetry in power which ... More

Constructing CassandraReframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Constructing Cassandra: Reframing Intelligence Failure at the CIA, 1947-2001

Milo Jones and Philippe Silberzahn

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785808
eISBN:
9780804787154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785808.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The CIA was created in 1947 in large part to prevent another Pearl Harbor. On at least four dramatic occasions, the Agency failed at this task: prior to in the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the ... More

Constructing International Relations in the Arab World

Constructing International Relations in the Arab World

Fred H. Lawson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753722
eISBN:
9780804768023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753722.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores the emergence of an anarchic states-system in the twentieth-century Arab world. Following the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, Arab nationalist movements first considered ... More

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