Tag: International Relations

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...

Cambria Press Author Ivan Sascha Sheehan is the Recipient of the 2015 President’s Faculty Award

Cambria Press is proud and pleased to congratulate author Ivan Sascha Sheehan, Associate Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Baltimore, was honored today for being selected by President Kurt Schmoke to receive the 2015 President’s Faculty Award for outstanding contributions related to teaching, research, and service in support of the university’s mission. The award is the highest honor bestowed on a faculty...

Cambria Press New Publication: New, Highly Accessible Book on Bilateral Aid to #LatinAmerica

Cambria Press New Publication Bilateral Aid to Latin America: Foreign Economic Assistance from Major Donor Nations Cambria Press announces the release of this comprehensive, detailed account of the bilateral economic assistance of six major donor nations—the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Spain, Japan, and China—to the nations of Latin America. This important, accessible resource will be very useful in understanding...

“United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific is an important book about an important subject.” – Tommy Koh

Cambria Press forthcoming book: United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific “United States Engagement in the Asia Pacific is an important book about an important subject.  Will the U.S. continue to maintain its engagement with the Asia Pacific?  Is Obama’s Asia policy intended to contain the rise of China?  What role will Japan, India, and the middle powers play in...

#ISA2015 Essential Titles

NEW TITLE: International Relations and the Arctic Increased global interest in the Arctic poses challenges to contemporary international relations, and many questions surround exactly why and how Arctic countries are asserting their influence and claims over their northern reaches and why and how non-Arctic states are turning their attention to the region. This first systematic study of Arctic international relations,...

International Relations and the Arctic: “A Fantastic and Elaborate Collection” – Polar Record

Congratulations to Robert W. Murray and Anita Dey Nuttall on the glowing review their book International Relations and the Arctic has earned in the prestigious journal Polar Record. The book review praises the massive 742-page tome for being “right on time” and “a fantastic and elaborate collection.” The review states that “The good news about the present volume is that...

International Relations and the Arctic coeditor Robert Murray’s interview on Alberta Primetime

  Robert Murray, Vice President of Research at the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, was on Alberta Primetime and interviewed about International Relations and the Arctic, a book he coedited with Anita Dey Nuttall, the associate director of the Canadian Circumpolar Institute at the University of Alberta. As the interviewer noted, “Eight countries have claims but there hasn’t been a...

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