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Jihadi Groups, Nuclear Pakistan, and the New Great Game

Author: Dr M Ehsan Ahrari For the United States and other nations concerned with security in South and Central Asia, one of the most ominous trends has been the growing influence of Jihadist groups in Pakistan which feel obligated to wage holy war against everything that they perceive as non-Islamic. Their objective would be a …

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Chinese Arms Exports: Policy, Players and Process

Author: Dr Bates Gill, Mr Evan S Medeiros Global arms proliferation continues to be a key concern for the United States, particularly the export role of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Although China experienced a significant decline in its arms exports in the 1990s (down from the boom times of the 1980s), the PRC …

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Prevailing in a Well-Armed World: Devising Competitive Strategies Against Weapons Proliferation

Editor: Mr Henry D Sokolski This book provides insights into the competitive strategies methodology. Andrew Marshall notes that policymakers and analysts can benefit by using an analytical tool that stimulates their thinking about strategy in terms of long-term competition between nations with conflicting values, policies, and objectives. The book also demonstrates the strengths of the …

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Transnational Threats from the Middle East: Crying Wolf or Crying Havoc?

Author: Prof Anthony H Cordesman There is no doubt that the Middle East can present significant potential threats to the West. The author of this monograph examines these threats in order to put them into perspective–to distinguish between “crying wolf” and “crying havoc.” After thorough analysis, he contends that the problems caused by narcotics and …

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Searching for Stable Peace in the Persian Gulf

Author: Dr Kenneth Katzman, Dr Stephen C Pelletiere Congressional Research Staffer Kenneth Katzman reviews the history of dual containment, and shows how adherence to the policy has eroded. He suggests it is time for Washington to change course in the Gulf, and lays out a course of action the United States should follow to maintain …

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Proliferation and Nonproliferation in Ukraine: Implications for European and U.S. Security

Author: Dr Stephen J Blank Limiting nuclear proliferation is a vital goal of U.S. security policy. With this in mind, the Strategic Studies Institute cosponsored a conference at the University of Pittsburgh on March 16-17, 1994 to deal with the issues involved in achieving this objective. An additional U.S. objective is the stabilization of relationships …

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Nuclear Threats from Small States

Author: Mr Jerome H Kahan That are the policy implications regarding proliferation and counterproliferation of nuclear weapons among Third World states? How does deterrence operate outside the parameters of superpower confrontation as defined by the cold war’s elaborate system of constraints enforced by concepts like mutual assured destruction, and counter-value and counter-force targeting? How can …

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Alternative World Scenarios for a New Order of Nations

Author: Dr Charles W Taylor This futures book reflects the global trends and events of the recent past and those of today that are bringing about change to the world’s political, economic, social, technological, and military environments. The forecasts found throughout the book are derived from analysis of the open literature and other media, the …

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