George H. Quester, ISCS Visting Scholar, argues that the possibility of nuclear war continues to loom despite the reduction in stockpiles by the major powers.
Eric Grynaviski, Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
Are the best international agreements products of mutual understanding? The conventional wisdom in economics, sociology, and political science is that accurate perceptions of others' interests, beliefs, and ideologies promote cooperation. Obstacles to international cooperation therefore emerge from misperception and misunderstanding.
This textbook, co-authored by Caitlin Talmadge, provides an accessible overview of U.S. defense politics for upper-level students. This new edition has been fully updated and revised, with a new chapter on intelligence and new material on unmanned drones, women in the military, the Tea Party, and other key issues.