Tag: International Relations

Deterrence by Denial: Introduction

Deterrence by Denial is a collection of essays that Professor Jeffrey W. Knopf praises because it “provides a long overdue exploration of deterrence by denial, which has always received less attention than deterrence by punishment.” The book by “stellar collection of contributors,” as commended by Sir Lawrence Freedman, is and will continue to be a critical resource for students and...

Deterrence by Denial: Chapter 1

A year ago, we published Deterrence by Denial, a highly acclaimed collection of essays that, according to Professor Jeffrey W. Knopf, “provides a long overdue exploration of deterrence by denial, which has always received less attention than deterrence by punishment.” The book, which assembles what Sir Lawrence Freedman calls a “stellar collection of contributors,” is and will continue to be...

Excerpt from Negotiating the New START Treaty by Rose Gottemoeller

On Anatoly Antonov, her Russian counterpart in negotiating the treaty, Rose Gottemoller reveals: We had a wary mutual respect. That mutual respect was almost upended, though, by the “tough-girl negotiator” incident. After the April meeting of the presidents, we were driving a hard pace to complete the new treaty. As we entered June and were preparing for a July encounter...

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...

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...

Publication Excerpts from “Security Forces in African States: Cases and Assessment”

The following are publication excerpts from Security Forces in African States: Cases and Assessment, edited by Paul Shemella and Nicholas Tomb. Order this book on Amazon today. Excerpt from chapter 1, “The Larger Context” “Armed forces can be used to help governments improve human security along the difficult road to prosperity, literacy, political stability, and domestic tranquility. But that is...

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