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Are Muslims Distinctive?

A Look at the Evidence

by M. Steven Fish

<p><em>Are Muslims Distinctive?</em> represents the first major scientific effort to assess how Muslims and non-Muslims differ--and do not differ--in the contemporary world. Using rigorous methods and data drawn from around the globe, M. Steven ...

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Armed Drones and Globalization in the Asymmetric War on Terror

Challenges for the Law of Armed Conflict and Global Political Economy

by Fred Aja Agwu

<p>This book is a critical exploration of the war on terror from the prism of armed drones and globalization. It is particularly focused on the United States’ use of the drones, and the systemic dysfunctions that globalization has caused to ...

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Armed Non-State Actors in International Relations

A Study of ISIS

by ASHIM DHAKAL

<p>In the vocabulary of International Relations (IR), States had traditionally been the centre of the discourse; such State-Centric elucidation concentrates on Westphalian model of Nation-State that laid down the foundation of contemporary state

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Arming Asia

Technonationalism and its Impact on Local Defense Industries

by Richard Bitzinger

<p>Bitzinger examines the phenomenon of attempted self-reliance in arms production within Asia, and assesses the extent of success in balancing this independence with the growing requirements of next-generation weapons systems. He analyzes ...

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Arming for the Apocalypse: Assembling Your Survival Arsenal ... While You Still Can

by James Ballou

<p>Global economic meltdown. Widespread natural disaster. Disease pandemic. It doesn't matter the cause. In the coming Dark Age, the delicate supply infrastructures of modern society will collapse, and you will no longer have access to ...

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Arms Diffusion

The Spread of Military Innovations in the International System

by THomas W. Zarzecki

<p>Weapons proliferation is one of the most pressing global concerns following the end of the Cold War. Despite the absence of an overarching superpower conflict, armaments and related technologies have continued to spread throughout the ...

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As Terrorism Evolves

Media, Religion, and Governance

by Philip Seib

<p>Some of the world's most lethal terrorist organizations have become media-centric enterprises, while also hijacking a major world religion, holding large swathes of physical territory, and governing their own virtual states. In this concise ...

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Asia First

China and the Making of Modern American Conservatism

by Joyce Mao

<p>After Japanese bombs hit Pearl Harbor, the American right stood at a crossroads. Generally isolationist, conservatives needed to forge their own foreign policy agenda if they wanted to remain politically viable. When Mao Zedong established ...

ISBN: 9780226252858

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Asia's Quest for Balance

China's Rise and Balancing in the Indo-Pacific

by Jay L. Batongbacal, Elliot Brennan, Tetsuo Kotani & others

<p>In recent years the narrative surrounding China’s “peaceful rise” has given way to a more ominous story of friction, ambition, and great-power rivalry. As Chinese foreign policy has grown more nationalist and assertive, its intensifying ...

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Asia's Regional Architecture

Alliances and Institutions in the Pacific Century

by Andrew Yeo

<p>During the Cold War, the U.S. built a series of alliances with Asian nations to erect a bulwark against the spread of communism and provide security to the region. Despite pressure to end bilateral alliances in the post-Cold War world, they ...

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Asian Designs

Governance in the Contemporary World Order

by Saadia M. Pekkanen

<p>Asian nations are no longer &quot;rising&quot; powers in the world order; they have risen. How will they conduct themselves in world politics? How will they deploy their considerable and growing power individually and collectively? These ...

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Asian Tradition and Cosmopolitan Politics

Dialogue with Kim Dae-jung

by Baek Jeong-Hun, Chang Won-Seok, Choe Soo-Young & others

<p>The book is a collection of texts by the late former President of the Republic of Korea and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Kim Dae-jung, along with contributions by other authors including the late former President of the Federal Republic of ...

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Assessing Maritime Disputes in East Asia

Political and Legal Perspectives

by Barthelemy Courmont, Frederic Lasserre & Eric Mottet

<p>Combining practical and theoretical approaches, this book addresses the political, legal and economic implications of maritime disputes in East Asia.</p> <p>The maritime disputes in East Asia have multiplied over the past few years, in ...

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Assessing Maritime Power in the Asia-Pacific

The Impact of American Strategic Re-Balance

by Greg Kennedy & Harsh V. Pant

<p>Leading academics from around the world, who specialize in analysing maritime strategic issues, deliberate the impact of the American 'pivot' or 're-balance' strategy, and the 'Air-Sea Battle' operational concept, on the maritime power and ...

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Assessing the War on Terror

Western and Middle Eastern Perspectives

by Charles Webel & Mark Tomass

<p>This volume is a collection of articles that critically examine the efficacy, ethics, and impact of the War on Terror as it has evolved since 9/11.</p> <p>During the decade and a half of the Global War on Terror (GWOT), numerous books have ...

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Asylum after Empire

Colonial Legacies in the Politics of Asylum Seeking

by Lucy Mayblin

<p>Asylum seekers are not welcome in Europe. But why is that the case? For many scholars, the policies have become more restrictive over recent decades because the asylum seekers have changed. This change is often said to be about numbers, ...

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Asylum Seekers, Sovereignty, and the Senses of the International

A Politico-corporeal Struggle

by Eeva Puumala

<p>The confrontation between asylum seeking and sovereignty has mainly focused on ways in which the movement and possibilities of refugees and migrants are limited. In this volume, instead of departing from the practices of governance and ...

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Asymmetry and International Relationships

by Womack, Brantly

Power is real, but it does not always prevail. This book explores how disparity structures international relationships. Beginning at the bilateral level, the relationship between the smaller side and the larger side can be normal as long as the ...

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Australian and US Military Cooperation

Fighting Common Enemies

by Christopher Hubbard

<p>Australia and the United States have found themselves fighting common enemies on the battlefields of the world for over half a century. Australian ground forces have repeatedly stood shoulder-to-shoulder with American troops in conflicts from

ISBN: 9781351162821

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Australian Policies and Attitudes Toward China

by Albinski, Henry Stephen

<p>Australia, confronted by the rise of Communist China, the pressures of United States policy, and articulate interest groups within its own boundaries is attempting to adjust to its role as a &#8220;Middle Power&#8221; among major powers. All ...

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