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New Dimensions of the International Security System after the Cold War

April 1996

Executive SummaryThis paper considers the emerging structure of the international security system after the end of the Cold War.

Alchemy for a New World Order: Overselling Preventive Diplomacy

May 1995

The tasks of preventive diplomacy and conflict prevention are neither self-evident nor value-neutral, as some of their proponents seem to believe.

Report of the third Russian-American Entrepreneurial Workshop on Defense Technology Conversion held at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

January 1995

This report comprises a description, summary, and analysis of an entrepreneurial training workshop for Russian nuclear scientists held at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), May 9-20...

Nationalism, Regionalism and Federalism: Dilemmas of State-Building in Post-Communist Russia

December 1994

In this book, distinguished U.S. and Russian scholars analyze the great challenges confronting post-Communist Russia and examine the Yeltsin government's attempts to deal with them.

Privatization, Conversion, and Enterprise Reform in Russia

May 1994

The papers in this volume are revised versions of presentations made by the authors at a conference on economic reform in Russia, which was held at Stanford University on November 22 and 23, 1993....

Role of U.S. Nuclear Weapons in Regional Conflict, The

April 1994

With the ending of the Cold War, regional conflicts have come increasingly to the fore.  U.S. foreign policy goals in such areas continue to involve a mix of U.S.

New Interventionists, The

April 1993

From Union to Commonwealth: Nationalism and Separatism in the Soviet Republics

December 1992

The dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991 and the emergence of 15 independent states on its territory mark the end not only of the Soviet system itself but also of a centuries-long...

Soviet Defense Conversion - Problems and Opportunities

September 1991

In August 1991, the people of Moscow and Leningrad demonstrated to the world that democracy is an idea whose time had come for the Soviet Union.

Do We Need Arms Control If Peace Breaks Out?

September 1990

The world is facing truly breathtaking changes, in particular from the socialist countries.

Defense Resource Allocation in the 1990s: A Rational Approach

July 1990

This paper addresses the steps that the United States should take to insure the continuation of its position of influence and involvement in world commerce and geopolitics in light of the...

Defense Investment: A Strategy for the 1990s

December 1989

The national security strategy of the United States since World War II has changed frequently during the course of eight administrations and two wars.

Japanese Defense Technology and the FS-X Controversy

July 1988

It is the American view that Japan has been totally dependent on the United States for its national security, and that this favorable condition has enabled the Japanese to dedicate themselves fully...

Banning Poison Gas and Germ Warfare: Should the United States Agree?

December 1969

This article will consider whether the principles of the Geneva Protocol have become so widely accepted that they apply to the United States even though it is not a party.
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