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International Relations theory

Weltordnungspolitik. By Rüdiger Voigt.

Human rights and ethics

Studying human rights. By Todd Landman.

International law and organization

Staying together: the G8 summit confronts the 21st century. By Nicholas Bayne.

NATO renewed: the power and purpose of transatlantic cooperation. By Sten Rynning.

Foreign policy

The secret history of al-Qa'ida. By Abdel Bari Atwan.

Zarqawi: the new face of Al-Qaeda. By Jean-Charles Brisard.

Diplomacy and developing nations: post-Cold War foreign policy-making structures and processes. Edited by Justin Robertson and Maurice A. East.

The Atlantic alliance under stress: US–European relations after Iraq. Edited by David M. Andrews.

Conflict, security and armed forces

Knowing the enemy: jihadist ideology and the war on terror. By Mary Habeck.

Liberalism and war: the victors and the vanquished. By Andrew Williams.

The psychology of nuclear proliferation: identity, emotions and foreign policy. By Jacques E. C. Hymans.

Al Qaeda in Europe: the new battleground of international jihad. By Lorenzo Vidino.

Politics, democracy and social affairs

The rise of political lying. By Peter Oborne.

A better globalization: legitimacy, governance and reform. By Kemal Derviş with Ceren özer.

The politics of good intentions: history, fear and hypocrisy in the new world order. By David Runciman.

Independence from America: global integration and inequality. By Jon V. Kofas.

Ethnicity and cultural politics

Citizens abroad: emigration and the state in the Middle East and North Africa. By Laurie A. Brand.

Culture troubles: politics and the interpretation of meaning. By Patrick Chabal and Jean Pascal Daloz.

Energy and environment

Paths to a green world: the political economy of the global environment. By Jennifer Clapp and Peter Dauvergne.

The state and the global ecological crisis. Edited by John Barry and Robyn Eckersley.

Governing water: contentious transnational politics and global institution building. By Ken Conca.


Blind oracles: intellectuals and war from Kennan to Kissinger. By Bruce Kuklick.

The road to Jerusalem: Glubb Pasha, Palestine and the Jews. By Benny Morris.

Jordanian Jerusalem: holy places and national spaces. By Kimberly Katz.

The failure of American and British propaganda in the Arab Middle East 1945–1957: unconquerable minds. By James R. Vaughan.

Victims of Stalin and Hitler: the exodus of Poles and Balts to Britain. By Thomas Lane.


Governance in contemporary Germany: the semisovereign state revisited. Edited by Simon Green and William E. Paterson.

Oltre il declino. By Tito Boeri, Riccardo Faini, Andrea Ichino, Giuseppe Pisauro and Carlo Scarpa.

Russia and Eurasia

Russia and NATO since 1991: from Cold War through cold peace to partnership? By Martin A. Smith.

Middle East and North Africa

The‘great Satan'vs. the‘mad mullah’: how the United States and Iran demonize each other. By William O. Beeman.

Tehran rising: Iran's challenge to the United States. By Ilan Berman.

Saudi Arabia in the balance: political economy, society, foreign affairs. Edited by Paul Aarts and Gerd Nonneman.

A framework for a Palestinian national security doctrine. By Hussein Agha and Ahmed S. Khalidi.

Reaching for power: the Shi'a in the modern Arab world. By Yitzhak Nakash.

The Kurds of Syria: an existence denied. By Harriet Montgomery.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Conflict and collusion in Sierra Leone. By David Keen.

Dangers of co-deployment: UN co-operative peacekeeping in Africa. By David J. Francis, Mohammed Faal, John Kabia and Alex Ramsbotham.

Asia and Pacifi c

Power shift: China and Asia's new dynamics. Edited by David Shambaugh.

State growth and social exclusion in Tibet: challenges of recent economic growth. By Andrew Martin Fischer.

ASEAN and East Asian international relations: regional delusions. By David Martin Jones and M. L. R. Smith.

Latin America and Caribbean

Crafting civilian control of the military in Venezuela: a comparative perspective. By Harold Trinkunas.

From movements to parties in Latin America: the evolution of ethnic politics. By Donna Lee Van Cott.
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Document Type: Book Review

Publication date: July 1, 2006

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