Category: Freedom Security
By Timothy R. Walton,Jonathan R. Alger,Pia Antolic-Piper,Anamaria Berea,Steven L. Burg,Bob de Graaff,Frances Flannery,William Hawk,John Hulsey,Bernd Kaussler,Jonathan Keller,David McGraw,Mark Piper,John A. Scherpereel,Jonathan Smith,Cees Wiebes,Yi Edward Yan
Download e-book for iPad: Naval Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Operations: Stability by James J. Wirtz,Jeffrey A. Larsen
By James J. Wirtz,Jeffrey A. Larsen
This edited quantity explores balance, defense, transition and reconstruction operations (SSTR), highlighting the demanding situations and possibilities they bring about for the USA Navy.
The booklet argues that SSTR operations are difficult simply because they bring about new missions and basing modes, and sign a go back to conventional naval equipment of operation. undertaking accomplishment calls for collaboration with quite a lot of actors representing governmental, non-governmental and advertisement agencies, which frequently creates politically and bureaucratically charged matters for these concerned. even if, even if from a conventional warfighting point of view, balance operations should be seen as having little to do with getting ready for high-intensity traditional wrestle, all these operations actually correspond to standard missions on the topic of international relations, engagement, maritime area know-how, piracy and smuggling, and intervention to quell civil disturbances. SSTR operations will be as a result depicted as a go back to standard naval operations, albeit operations that would now not be universally welcomed in all quarters.
By Nicholas Papanicolaou
By Paul Shemella
Global Responses to Maritime Violence is a whole dialogue of maritime defense wanting struggle that is going past the present literature in either scope and viewpoint. The chapters during this quantity learn terrorism, piracy, armed theft at sea, unlawful maritime trafficking, unlawful fishing, and different maritime crimes. individuals discover either threats and responses as a posh environment that demanding situations even the most powerful nationwide and local associations. coping with the program is a "wicked challenge" that has no final resolution. however the booklet deals strategic precepts to steer the efforts of any govt that seeks to enhance its responses to maritime violence.
The final analysis is that maritime violence may be controlled successfully adequate to guard electorate and nationwide economies that depend upon the ocean. complete in scope, the amount coheres round the premise that solid governance within the maritime area, although tricky, is well worth the enormous assets required.
By Richard R.E. Kania,Richards P. Davis
By Antoni Kapcia
In this ground-breaking paintings, Antoni Kapcia focuses as a substitute on a much broader forged of characters. in addition to the extra noticeable, albeit usually misunderstood, contributions from Che Guevara and Raúl Castro, Kapcia appears to be like on the many others who, over the many years, were fascinated about decision-making and feature usually made an important distinction. He translates their a number of roles inside a much broader strategy of nation-building, demonstrating that Cuba has passed through an strange, if now not precise, means of change.
Essential analyzing for somebody attracted to Cuba's historical past and its future.
Download e-book for iPad: The KGB File of Andrei Sakharov (Annals of Communism Series) by Joshua Rubenstein,Dr. Alexander Gribanov
By Joshua Rubenstein,Dr. Alexander Gribanov
By Arthur Benavie
Using the simplest medical proof, Drugs: America's Holy War explores the influence and price of America’s "War on medicines" – either in tax spending and in human phrases. Is it attainable that US drug guidelines are aiding to proliferate, no longer hinder, a large number of social ills together with: murder, estate crime, the unfold of AIDS, the infection of substances, the erosion of civil liberties, the punishment of hundreds of thousands of non-violent humans, the corruption of public officers, and the spending of billions of tax cash in an try and hinder sure medicines from getting into the country?
In this debatable new ebook, award-winning economist Arthur Benavie analyzes the learn findings and argues that an finish to the battle on medicines, a lot as we ended alcohol prohibition, may yield huge, immense overseas merits, break harmful and unlawful drug cartels, and make allowance the yankee govt to refocus its realization on public healthiness.
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By Tom Kelley,Jon Zeck
By Robert Muggah
This booklet offers a critical analysis of the altering discourse and perform of post-conflict security-promoting interventions because the chilly struggle, reminiscent of disarmament, demobilization and reintegration (DDR), and security-sector reform (SSR)
Although the overseas reduction and safety sectors show an increasing urge for food for peace-support operations within the 21st Century, the effectiveness of such interventions are mostly untested. This e-book goals to fill this evidentiary hole and matters a problem to 'conventional' techniques to protection merchandising as at present conceived through army and peace-keeping forces, drawing on state-of-the-art statistical and qualitative findings from war-torn components together with Afghanistan, Timor Leste, Sudan, Uganda, Colombia and Haiti. by way of concentrating on particular situations the place the United countries and others have sought to include the (presumed) assets of post-conflict violence and lack of confidence, it lays out a brand new learn time table for measuring luck or failure.
This e-book can be of a lot curiosity to scholars of peacebuilding, peacekeeping, clash answer, clash and improvement and safeguard reviews in general.