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Afghanistan:Transition under Threat
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edited by Mark Sedra, fl. 2008 and Geoffrey Hayes, 1947- (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008), 346 page(s)
Many have questioned the wisdom of the international intervention in Afghanistan in light of the escalation of violence and instability in the country in the past few years. Particularly uncertain are Canadians, who have been inundated with media coverage of an increasingly dirty war in southern Afghanistan, one i...
edited by Mark Sedra, fl. 2008 and Geoffrey Hayes, 1947- (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008), 346 page(s)
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Asia's Regional Architecture
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written by Andrew Yeo, fl. 2008 (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2019), 264 page(s)
During the Cold War, the U.S. built a series of alliances with Asian nations to erect a bulwark against the spread of communism and provide security to the region. Despite pressure to end bilateral alliances in the post-Cold War world, they persist to this day, even as new multilateral institutions have sprung up...
written by Andrew Yeo, fl. 2008 (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2019), 264 page(s)
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Big Picture Realities:Canada and Mexico at the Crossroads
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edited by Daniel Drache, fl. 1980 (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008), 309 page(s)
In the post-NAFTA era, Canada and Mexico face dramatic and irreversible changes from the Bush revolution in foreign public policy, the rising economic power of China and India, new concerns about border security and human rights, and the trends of economic integration. The essays in Big Picture Realities: Canada a...
edited by Daniel Drache, fl. 1980 (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008), 309 page(s)
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Canada and the Middle East:In Theory and Practice
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written by Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI); edited by Bessma Momani, fl. 2015 and Paul Heinbecker, 1941- (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007), 243 page(s)
Canada and the Middle East: In Theory and Practice provides a unique perspective on one of the world’s most geopolitically important regions. From the perspective of Canada’s diplomats, academics, and former policy practitioners involved in the region, the book offers an overview of Canada’s relationship wit...
written by Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI); edited by Bessma Momani, fl. 2015 and Paul Heinbecker, 1941- (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2007), 243 page(s)
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Challenged Hegemony: The United States, China, and Russia in the Persian Gulf
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written by Katerina Oskarsson and Steve A. Yetiv (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018), 253 page(s)
Few issues in international affairs and energy security animate thinkers more than the classic topic of hegemony, and the case of the Persian Gulf presents particularly fertile ground for considering this concept. Since the 1970s, the region has undergone tumultuous changes, with dramatic shifts in the diplomatic,...
written by Katerina Oskarsson and Steve A. Yetiv (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018), 253 page(s)
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Democracy from Above?: The Unfulfilled Promise of Nationally Mandated Participatory Reforms
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written by Stephanie L. McNutty (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2019), 250 page(s)
People are increasingly unhappy with their governments in democracies around the world. In countries as diverse as India, Ecuador, and Uganda, governments are responding to frustrations by mandating greater citizen participation at the local and state level. Officials embrace participatory reforms, believing that...
written by Stephanie L. McNutty (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2019), 250 page(s)
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For the War Yet to Come: Planning Beirut's Frontiers
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written by Hiba Bou Akar, fl. 2011 (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018), 264 page(s)
Beirut is a city divided. Following the Green Line of the civil war, dividing the Christian east and the Muslim west, today hundreds of such lines dissect the city. For the residents of Beirut, urban planning could hold promise: a new spatial order could bring a peaceful future. But with unclear state structures a...
written by Hiba Bou Akar, fl. 2011 (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018), 264 page(s)
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From Civil Strife to Peace Building: Examining Private Sector Involvement in West African Reconstruction
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edited by Hany Besada (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2009), 313 page(s)
From Civil Strife to Peace Building examines peace-building efforts in the fragile West African states of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Côte d’Ivoire, with a focus on the role of the private sector in leading the reconstruction initiatives. Given that aid and debt relief, the traditional remedies for dependency an...
edited by Hany Besada (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2009), 313 page(s)
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Global Data Shock : Strategic Ambiguity, Deception, and Surprise in an Age of Information Overload
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written by Robert Mandel, 1945- (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2019), 270 page(s)
Intelligence and security communities have access to an overwhelming amount of information. More data is better in an information-hungry world, but too much data paralyzes individual and institutional abilities to process and use information effectively. Robert Mandel calls this phenomenon "global data shock." He...
written by Robert Mandel, 1945- (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2019), 270 page(s)
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The Independence of South Sudan: The Role of Mass Media in the Responsibility to Prevent
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written by E. Donald Briggs and Walter E. Soderlund (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014), 183 page(s)
The Responsibility to Protect, the report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS), focused on three international responsibilities in the area of human security: the responsibility to prevent, the responsibility to react, and the responsibility to rebuild. The report acknowled...
written by E. Donald Briggs and Walter E. Soderlund (Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2014), 183 page(s)
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