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Great Powers, Small Wars: Asymmetric Conflict since 1945 by Larisa Deriglazova

Great Powers, Small Wars: Asymmetric Conflict since 1945

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Larisa Deriglazova

Great Powers, Small Wars uses quantitative research and two in-depth case studies to examine factors of asymmetric conflicts since the end of World War II.

Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region: Cartography, Sovereignty, and Conflict by Asher Kaufman

Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region: Cartography, Sovereignty, and Conflict

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Asher Kaufman

Contested Frontiers in the Syria-Lebanon-Israel Region studies one of the flash points of the Middle East—a region of roughly 100 square kilometers where Syria, Lebanon, and Israel come together but where the borders have never been clearly marked. Asher Kaufman analyzes this geopolitical conflict, and reflects on the meaning of borders and frontiers today.

The Other Population Crisis: What Governments Can Do about Falling Birth Rates by Stephen Philip Kramer

The Other Population Crisis: What Governments Can Do about Falling Birth Rates

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Steven Philip Kramer

In many developed countries, population decline poses economic and social strains and may even threaten national security. Through case studies of Sweden, France, Italy, Japan, and Singapore, The Other Population Crisis explores national efforts to promote births and the significant government role in stopping declines in birth rates. 

Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition, edited by Jan H. Kalicki and David L. Goldwyn

Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition

The second, completely updated edition of this widely read and respected guide is the most authoritative survey available on the perennial question of energy security. Energy and Security: Strategies for a World in Transition gathers today's topmost foreign policy and energy experts and leaders to assess how the United States can integrate its energy and national security interests. 

Globalization and America's Trade Agreements by William Krist

Globalization and America's Trade Agreements

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William Krist

Globalization and America's Trade Agreements reviews the impact of the United States' complex trade agreements of the past 25 years, and examines the issues in recent rounds of GATT/WTO negotiations and numerous free trade agreements.

New Security Challenges in Asia, edited by Michael Wills and Robert M. Hathaway

New Security Challenges in Asia

Asian nations have found it difficult to respond effectively to new transnational security challenges. Resources and technical capacity are scarce, as are cooperation and coordination within governments, and between governments, the private sector, and civil society. New Security Challenges in Asia shows how these threats are less susceptible to traditional diplomacy or military resolution and recommends ways the United States still can help Asian nations address them constructively.

Cities without Suburbs: A Census 2010 Perspective by David Rusk

Cities without Suburbs: A Census 2010 Perspective

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David Rusk

Cities without Suburbs, first published in 1993, has influenced analysis of America’s cities by city planners, scholars, and citizens alike. David Rusk, the former mayor of Albuquerque, argues that America must end the isolation of the central city from the suburbs if it is to solve its urban problems.

Origins of the Suez Crisis: Postwar Development Diplomacy and the Struggle over Third World Industrialization, 1945–1956, by Guy Laron

Origins of the Suez Crisis: Postwar Development Diplomacy and the Struggle over Third World Industrialization, 1945–1956

Author(s)
Guy Laron

Origins of the Suez Crisis describes the long run-up to the 1956 Suez Crisis and the crisis itself by focusing on politics, economics, and foreign policy decisions in Egypt, Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union.

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America, edited by Katherine Hite and Mark Ungar

Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-First Century: Strategies from Latin America

In Sustaining Human Rights in the Twenty-first Century, some of the Western Hemisphere’s leading human rights experts shape and bolster new approaches, from the concepts of rights to transnational efforts, by placing the struggle for rights in historical and comparative perspective.

Battleground Africa: Cold War in the Congo, 1960–1965 by Lise Namikas

Battleground Africa: Cold War in the Congo, 1960–1965

Author(s)
Lise Namikas

Battleground Africa traces the Congo Crisis from post-World War II decolonization efforts through Mobutu's second coup in 1965 from a radically new vantage point.

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