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Twilight of the TitansGreat Power Decline and Retrenchment

Twilight of the Titans: Great Power Decline and Retrenchment

Paul K. MacDonald and Joseph M. Parent

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717093
eISBN:
9781501717109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717093.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

How do great powers respond to decline? The conventional wisdom is preventive war or domestic dysfunction. This book argues that declining states are neither more prone to aggression nor political ... More

Stopping the BombThe Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy

Stopping the Bomb: The Sources and Effectiveness of US Nonproliferation Policy

Nicholas L. Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501717802
eISBN:
9781501717819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501717802.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines the historical development and effectiveness of US efforts to prevent the spread of nuclear weapons. Drawing on hundreds of declassified documents, the first part of the book shows ... More

The End of Grand StrategyUS Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Policy makers and pundits debate the utility and desirability of various forms of grand strategy. They advocate one specific approach, chosen from a spectrum that stretches from global primacy to ... More

Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Democracy and Displacement in Colombia's Civil War

Abbey Steele

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713736
eISBN:
9781501709753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713736.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Civilian displacement is a regular, massive feature of civil war violence. This book provides a new way to think about displacement, by connecting it to how armed groups target violence against ... More

Over the HorizonTime, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

Over the Horizon: Time, Uncertainty, and the Rise of Great Powers

David M. Edelstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707568
eISBN:
9781501709449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707568.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book examines how existing great powers in international relations respond to the rise or resurgence of other great powers. More specifically, it seeks to account for why existing powers often ... More

Inside the Enemy's ComputerIdentifying Cyber Attackers

Inside the Enemy's Computer: Identifying Cyber Attackers

Clement Guitton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190699994
eISBN:
9780190848507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699994.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Attribution — tracing those responsible for a cyber attack — is of primary importance when classifying it as a criminal act, an act of war, or an act of terrorism. Three assumptions dominate current ... More

The Politics of AttackCommuniqués and Insurrectionary Violence

The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Michael Loadenthal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The politics of attack is an exploration of insurrectionary anarchist praxis, with a particular focus on the rhetoric, discourse, and theory found in communiqués. This book challenges the reader to ... More

The Arab World and Western IntelligenceAnalysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

The Arab World and Western Intelligence: Analysing the Middle East, 1956-1981

Dina Rezk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748698912
eISBN:
9781474435253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698912.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book addresses a critical question embedded within a heated debate about the ‘failure’ of American intelligence in a post 9/11 age: have Western experts in some fundamental way failed to ... More

Rebel PowerWhy National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win

Rebel Power: Why National Movements Compete, Fight, and Win

Peter Krause

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501708558
eISBN:
9781501712678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501708558.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Many of the world's states—from Algeria to Ireland to the United States—are the result of robust national movements that achieved independence. Many other national movements have failed in their ... More

Security/MobilityPolitics of Movement

Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement

Matthias Leese and Stef Wittendorp (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526107459
eISBN:
9781526124258
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107459.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This book brings together a number of contributions that look into the political regulation of movement and analyses that engage the material enablers of and constraints on such movement. It attempts ... More

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