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'Armed Attack' and Article 51 of the UN Charter

Evolutions in Customary Law and Practice

by Tom Ruys

This book examines to what extent the right of self-defence, as laid down in Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, permits States to launch military operations against other States. In particular, it focuses on the occurrence of an ...

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(Un)intended Consequences of EU Parliamentary Elections

by Wouter van der Brug & Claes H. de Vreese

When direct elections for the European Parliament were first organized in 1979, the idea was that such direct elections would increase the democratic legitimacy and accountability of the Parliament. Moreover, the elections were expected to raise

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‘Guilty Women’, Foreign Policy, and Appeasement in Inter-War Britain

by Julie V. Gottlieb

British women were deeply invested in foreign policy between the wars. This study casts new light on the turn to international affairs in feminist politics, the gendered representation and experience of the Munich Crisis, and the profound ...

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1995: A New Beginning for the NPT?

by J.F. Pilat & R.E. Pendley

As a follow-up to <em>Beyond 1995: The Future of NPT</em> published in 1990, this compilation presents the major issues to be addressed at the 1995 NPT Review and Extension Conference. Renowned academic and diplomatic authorities from around the

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20 Years of Asia-Europe Relations

by Peggy Kek

<p>This book celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) ...

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50 Years of Singapore and the United Nations

by Tommy Koh, Li Lin Chang & Joanna Koh

<p>In 2015, Singapore marks the 50th anniversary of its independence, and the United Nations (UN) the 70th anniversary of its founding. This book celebrates 50 years of a mutually beneficial relationship between Singapore and the UN.</p><p>In ...

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50 Years of Singapore-Europe Relations

Celebrating Singapore's Connections with Europe

by Lay Hwee Yeo & Barnard Turner

<p>As Singapore enters its 50th year of independence, it is a good time to reflect on its past as well as look to the future. <i>50 Years of Singapore-Europe Relations: Celebrating Singapore's Connections with Europe</i> is one such contribution

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A 'Macro-regional' Europe in the Making

Theoretical Approaches and Empirical Evidence

by Stefan Gänzle & Dr Kristine Kern

European Union (EU) macro-regional strategies, such as the ones composed for the Adriatic Ionian, Alpine, Baltic Sea and Danube regions, aim to improve transnational cooperation and coordination in a 'territorially defined' setting. These ...

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A Century of Spies

Intelligence in the Twentieth Century

by Jeffery T. Richelson

Here is the ultimate inside history of twentieth-century intelligence gathering and covert activity. Unrivalled in its scope and as readable as any spy novel, <em>A Century of Spies</em> travels from tsarist Russia and the earliest days of the ...

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A China Primer: An Introduction to a Culture and a Neighbour

by G S Iyer

<p>The China Primer is a compact but comprehensive review of China's history, the cultural traits of that country motivating its domestic and international conduct, its historical experiences of the last two centuries which shape its current ...

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A Congenial Conscript: A massive counterfeit of American dollars

by John Barabbas

<p>The fickle finger of fate falls upon of a very ordinary Englishman who is forced to become The Irish Republican Army’s pivotal linchpin in a massive undetectable forgery of US Dollars. Intrigue, secrecy, violence and the successful global ...

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A Cultural History of British Euroscepticism

by Dr. Menno Spiering

Britain is the cradle of Euroscepticism. The term is a British invention, reflecting the strong sentiments against continued membership of the European institutions. Instead of providing yet another overview of the politics of the troubled ...

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A Dangerous World?

Threat Perception and U.S. National Security

by Christopher A. Preble & John Mueller

In 2013, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey stated that the world is “more dangerous than it has ever been.” Is this accurate? Do we live in a world that is uniquely dangerous? Is it possible that the many threats and ...

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A Darkling Plain

Stories of Conflict and Humanity during War

by Kristen Renwick Monroe

How do people maintain their humanity during wars? Despite its importance, this question receives scant scholarly attention, perhaps because war is overwhelming. The generally accepted belief is that wars bring out the worst in us, pitting one ...

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A Farewell to Fragmentation

Reassertion and Convergence in International Law

by Mads Andenas & Eirik Bjorge

Fragmentation has been much discussed as a threat to international law as a legal system. This book contends that the fragmentation of international law is far exceeded by its convergence, as international bodies find ways to account for each ...

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A Feminist Voyage through International Relations

by J. Ann Tickner

J. Ann Tickner is ranked among the most influential scholars of international relations. As one of the founders of the field of feminist international relations, she is also among the most pioneering. In many ways her academic career has traced ...

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A Greener Faith

Religious Environmentalism and Our Planet's Future

by Roger S. Gottlieb

In a time of darkening environmental prospects, frightening religious fundamentalism, and moribund liberalism, the remarkable and historically unprecedented rise of religious environmentalism is a profound source of hope. In <em>A Greener ...

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A High Price

The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism

by Daniel Byman

The product of painstaking research and countless interviews, <em>A High Price</em> offers a nuanced, definitive historical account of Israel's bold but often failed efforts to fight terrorist groups. Beginning with the violent border disputes ...

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A History of Modern Palestine

One Land, Two Peoples

by Ilan Pappe

Ilan Pappe's book traces the history of Palestine from the Ottomans in the nineteenth century, through the British Mandate, the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948, and the subsequent wars and conflicts which have dominated this ...

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A Korean Conflict

The Tensions between Britain and America

by Ian McLaine

In 1950, just five years after the end of World War II, Britain and America again went to war - this time to try and combat the spread of communism in East Asia following the invasion of South Korea by communist forces from the North. This book ...

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