Category: Political Science

Book Review: “Negotiating the New START Treaty” by Rose Gottemoeller

“A compelling first-hand account … provides critical perspective on negotiations with the Russians, as well as the U.S. government, particularly the U.S. Senate. … offers important context of the strategic logic behind the tussles over technical issues by various actors and stakeholders. … By explaining why Russians and Americans held different approaches to how to undertake such seemingly mundane things...

Book Excerpt from Foreword by Peter Feaver in “Party, Politics, and the Post-9/11 Army”

Below is an excerpt from the foreword by Peter Feaver in the new book Party, Politics, and the Post-9/11 Army by Dr. Heidi A. Urben: American leaders from George Washington to Lloyd Austin have, from time to time, expressed concern about the caliber and conduct of the people serving in uniform. These concerns are usually balanced, even overmatched, by strong...

POLITICO Magazine article by the Honorable Rose Gottemoeller—the first woman to to lead a major nuclear arms negotiation and the first female NATO Deputy Secretary General

Read this POLITICO Magazine article by the Honorable Rose Gottemoeller—the first woman to to lead a major nuclear arms negotiation and the first female NATO Deputy Secretary General—which includes an excerpt from her new book Negotiating the New START Treaty released this week. What the experts are saying about the book: Future negotiators would benefit from reading @Gottemoeller‘s memoir of...

ISSS-IS 2019 Annual Conference, Denver

Cambria Press is proud to be a silver sponsor for the 2019 ISSS-IS Annual Conference, which will be held at the Sié Center at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, in Denver, Colorado, October 18–19. Be sure to browse the Cambria Press table for new and noteworthy books in the Rapid Communications in Conflict and Security Series, headed by...

China’s Response to the Sino–U.S. Trade War→The Gathering Pacific Storm

Taiwan’s Central News Agency (CNA) has reported that Rear Admiral Lou Yuan, deputy head of the Chinese Academy of Military Sciences, declared during a Dec. 20 speech delivered in Shenzhen, China, that the ongoing disputes over the ownership of the East and South China Seas could be resolved by sinking two US super carriers. This statement appears to run counter...

Asian Security – 3 Essential Books

The Gathering Pacific Storm Emerging US-China Strategic Competition in Defense Technological and Industrial Development Tai Ming Cheung and Thomas G. Mahnken The U.S. has enjoyed overwhelming military technological superiority in the post-Cold War era, but China has begun to chip away at this dominance. As distrust and strategic rivalry becomes more prominent in US-China relations, this is helping to turn...

Cambria Press Publication Review – A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia

Congratulations to Brigadier General Thomas Drohan on another outstanding journal review of his book, A New Strategy for Complex Warfare: Combined Effects in East Asia. The Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs commends the book because it “provides comprehensive and insightful analysis over a new strategy in complex warfare that bridges the gap among different theories, military doctrines and...

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