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The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods and Turning Points, edited by Lorenz M. Lüthi

The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East: Crucial Periods and Turning Points

The Regional Cold Wars in Europe, East Asia, and the Middle East systematically explores the crucial turning points in the Cold War on all of its diverse fronts and examines the mutual interconnections of events in diverse regional Cold War theaters.

Captive Society: The Basij Militia and Social Control in Iran by Saeid Golkar

Captive Society: The Basij Militia and Social Control in Iran

Author(s)
Saeid Golkar

In Captive Society, Saeid Golkar surveys Iran’s paramilitary Basij organization, from its history, structure, and relation with the Revolutionary Guard to its roles in society, the economy, and the educational system.

Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation by Gabriel Weimann

Terrorism in Cyberspace: The Next Generation

Author(s)
Gabriel Weimann

The war on terrorism has not been won, Gabriel Weimann argues in Terrorism in Cyberspace, the successor to his seminal 2006 book, Terror on the Internet. Weimann’s book looks at terrorism’s online reach, recent trends, future threats, and ways to mitigate or counter Internet terrorism.

The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War, edited by Leopoldo Nuti, Frédéric Bozo, Marie-Pierre Rey, and Bernd Rother

The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War

The Euromissile Crisis and the End of the Cold War explores the origins, unfolding, and consequences of the crisis surrounding the proposed deployment of new generations of nuclear missile delivery systems across Eastern and Western Europe in the later years of the Cold War.

Return to Sender: The Moral Economy of Peru's Migrant Remittances by Karsten Paerregaard

Return to Sender: The Moral Economy of Peru's Migrant Remittances

Author(s)
Karsten Paerregaard

Return to Sender: The Moral Economy of Peru’s Migrant Remittances is an anthropological account of how Peruvian emigrants raise and remit money and what that means for themselves and for their home communities.

Poland’s War on Radio Free Europe, 1950–1989 by Paweł Machcewicz

Poland's War on Radio Free Europe, 1950–1989

Author(s)
Paweł Machcewicz

For the Soviet bloc, the struggle against foreign radio was one of the principal fronts in the Cold War. Poland’s War on Radio Free Europe, 1950–1989 tells how Poland conducted this fight, a key part of the wider effort to control the flow of information and ideas.

Creating Kosovo: International Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions by Elton Skendaj

Creating Kosovo: International Oversight and the Making of Ethical Institutions

Author(s)
Elton Skendaj

In shaping the institutions of a new country, what interventions from international actors lead to success and failure? Creating Kosovo highlights efforts to build Kosovo's police force, the central government, courts, and a customs service, and challenges the premise that local “ownership” leads to more effective state bureaucracies.

Saddam Husayn and Islam, 1968–2003: Ba'thi Iraq from Secularism to Faith by Amatzia Baram

Saddam Husayn and Islam, 1968–2003: Ba'thi Iraq from Secularism to Faith

Author(s)
Amatzia Baram

Saddam Husayn and Islam, 1968–2003 offers an intellectual history of the Baʿth Party from the 1940s through 2003. Amatzia Baram focuses on the transition from its early insistence on “unity, freedom, and socialism” to its Islamization by the time it was toppled by US forces in 2003.

Beijing's Economic Statecraft during the Cold War, 1949–1991 by Shu Guang Zhang

Beijing's Economic Statecraft during the Cold War, 1949-1991

Author(s)
Shu Guang Zhang

Beijing’s Economic Statecraft during the Cold War, 1949–1991 describes China’s use of economic instruments in pursuit of foreign policy goals from the foundation of the People’s Republic to the end of the Cold War.

Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014 by Yair Hirschfeld

Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014

Author(s)
Yair Hirschfeld

Track-Two Diplomacy toward an Israeli-Palestinian Solution, 1978–2014 is an important insider account of a crucial set of negotiations aimed at settling a seemingly endless conflict.

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