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Description - Security at a Price by Nicholas Khoo

This volume in the Weapons of Mass Destruction series makes the case that the United States' expansive missile defence policy has eroded both its own security and that of its allies. These findings are based on an examination of the response of a number of key states to U.S. policy, including Russia, China, North Korea and Iran. Situating their argument in the theoretical debate on balancing in unipolarity, the authors contrast their view to influential perspectives that see little evidence of hard balancing against the U.S. in the post-Cold War era. Adopting a neorealist perspective, the authors demonstrate the clear presence of this inter-state practice, providing insight into the international politics of unipolarity, showing how hard balancing and security dilemma-related dynamics operate in the contemporary strategic environment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781442254572
ISBN-10: 1442254572
Format: Hardback
(239mm x 158mm x 19mm)
Pages: 174
Imprint: Rowman & Littlefield
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Nicholas Khoo

Nicholas Khoo is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics at the University of Otago, New Zealand. Reuben Steff is a Lecturer in the Political Science and Public Policy Programme at the University of Waikato, Hamilton.

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