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Rabkin, Jeremy A.

Summary: Threats to international peace and security include the proliferation of weapons of mass destructions, rogue nations, and international terrorism. The United States must respond to these challenges to its national security and to world stability by embracing new military technologies such as drones, autonomous robots, and cyber weapons. These weapons can provide more precise, less destructive...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Encounter Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 341 RAB

Moyn, Samuel

Summary: "A history of how an international effort to outlaw war gave way to an effort to regulate it, with an emphasis on the role played by the United States"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021

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Colley, Linda

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Summary: "A groundbreaking work that retells modern history through the rise and spread of written constitutions-some enlightened, many oppressive-to every corner of the globe. Filling a crucial void in our understanding of world history, Linda Colley reconfiguresthe rise of the modern world over three centuries through the advent of written constitutions. Her absorbing work challenges accepted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a Division of W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 COL

Brooks, Rosa

Summary: A former top Pentagon official, daughter of anti-war activists, wife of an Army Green Beret and human rights activist presents a scholarly examination of how a constant state of war is contrary to America's founding values, undermines international rules and compromises future security. --Publisher

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 355 BRO

Kinzer, Stephen.

Summary: "Regime change" did not begin with the administration of George W. Bush, but has been part of U.S. foreign policy for more than one hundred years. Starting with the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893 and continuing into our own time, the United States has not hesitated to overthrow governments that stood in the way of its political and economic goals. The invasion of Iraq in 2003 is the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 327.73 Kinzer 2006

Slahi, Mohamedou Ould.

Summary: "This is the first and only diary written by a still-imprisoned Guantánamo detainee. Since 2002, Mohamedou Slahi has been imprisoned at the detainee camp at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. In all these years, the United States has never charged him with a crime. Although he was ordered released by a federal judge, the U.S. government fought that decision, and there is no sign that the United States plans...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 365 SLA

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