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The Future of Extended Deterrence

Are NATO's mutual security commitments strong enough today to deter all adversaries? Is the nuclear umbrella as credible as it was during the Cold War?

Mexico's Illicit Drug Networks and the State Reaction

Mexican drug networks are large and violent, engaging in activities like the trafficking of narcotics, money laundering, extortion, kidnapping, and mass murder.

China in the Era of Xi Jinping

Since becoming president of China and general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party, Xi Jinping has emerged as China's most powerful and popular leader since Deng Xiaoping.

Asia-Pacific Security

This new textbook gathers an international roster of top security studies scholars to provide an overview of Asia-Pacific's international relations and pressing contemporary security issues.

Mission Creep

Mission Creep: The Militarization of US Foreign Policy? examines the question of whether the US Department of Defense (DOD) has assumed too large a role in influencing and implementing US fo

The Indian Ocean and US Grand Strategy

The Indian Ocean, with its critical routes for global commerce, is a potentially volatile location for geopolitical strife.

Reconsidering the American Way of War

Challenging several longstanding notions about the American way of war, this book examines US strategic and operational practice from 1775 to 2014.

Power and Restraint

At the end of the nineteenth century, the United States emerged as an economic colossus in command of a new empire.

The Global Village Myth

According to security elites, revolutions in information, transport, and weapons technologies have shrunk the world, leaving the United States and its allies more vulnerable than ever to violent th

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