Diplomacy

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Catch Up: Why Poor Countries Are Becoming Richer, Democratic, Increasingly Peaceable, and Sometimes More Dangerous

August 1999

Why Poor Countries Are Becoming Richer, Democratic, Increasingly Peaceable, and Sometimes More Dangerous It is easy to be confused about the world’s prospect.

China and the U.S.-Japan Alliance at a Time of Strategic Change and Shifts in the Balance of Power

October 1997

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

Madman Nuclear Alert: Secrecy, Signaling, and Safety in the October 1969 Crisis, The

April 2003

The history of the October 1969 alert demonstrates that even in this high-politics arena of nuclear diplomacy, presidential orders were actively fought against, sometimes manipulated or ignored,...

Degradation of Biological Weapons Agents in the Environment: Implications for Terrorism Response

December 2005

We investigate the impact on effective terrorism response of the viability degradation of biological weapons agents in the environment.

Chinese Perspectives on the South Asian Nuclear Tests

January 1999

India's nuclear tests in May 1998 shocked the world. On May 11 and 13, India conducted a total of five tests.

Airborne Laser: Shooting Down What's Going Up, The

September 1997

Future regional conflicts will almost certainly involve politically less stable nations or other regional actors using theater ballistic missiles armed with either nuclear, biological, or chemical...

Impact of "Comitology" - Committees on Policy Implementation within the European Union: An Institutional Choice Perspective

November 1999

Biological Terrorism and Public Health

April 2001

A biological terrorist attack probably would first be detected by doctors or other health-care workers.

China's New Diplomacy

November 2003

An Unaddressed Issue of Agricultural Terrorism: A Case Study on Feed Security

December 2004

In the late winter of 2003, a number of livestock animals in the Midwest were poisoned due to accidental contamination of a popular commercial feed with a lethal additive.

The War in Chechnya: Opportunities Missed, Lessons to be Learned

December 1999

Book description: The basic logic of preventive diplomacy is unassailable.

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.

Identity, Social Distance, and Palestinian Support for the Roadmap

August 2004

Suicide attacks occur in the context of a conflict between warring groups, supported by an organization and sometimes even by families and communities which proudly sacrifice their children.

Illicit Trafficking of Weapons-Usable Nuclear Material: Facts and Uncertainties

January 2004

In the recent past the issue of covert trade in nuclear material gained public prominence when it was erroneously claimed by British intelligence sources that the former Government of Iraq under...

Prospects for Peace in South Asia

March 2005

Prospects for Peace in South Asia, the inaugural title in a new series of "Studies of the Asia-Pacific Research Center" published by Stanford University Press, addresses the largely hostile, often...

Right to Withdraw from the NPT: Article X is Not Unconditional, The

April 2005

Do the nations that belong to the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) have a right to withdraw from it at any time they wish and for any reason?

Analyzing a Bioterror Attack on the Food Supply: The Case of Botulinum Toxin in Milk

July 2005

We developed a mathematical model of a cows-to-consumers supply chain associated with a single milk-processing facility that is the victim of a deliberate release of botulinum toxin.

What Katrina Means for Emergency Management

November 2005

Taken alone, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina does not reveal much about the capacity of the federal government to address the usual disasters that occur each year, but it does point to the...

The Next Catastrophe: Reducing Our Vulnerabilities to Natural, Industrial, and Terrorist Disasters

December 2011

Charles Perrow is famous worldwide for his ideas about normal accidents, the notion that multiple and unexpected failures--catastrophes waiting to happen--are built into our society's complex...

Homeland Security: A New Strategic Paradigm?

December 2006

How has the threat of catastrophic terrorism reshaped the strategic environment?

Edge of Disaster, The: Rebuilding a Resilient Nation

February 2007

We have learned little from the cataclysms of September 11 and Hurricane Katrina. When it comes to catastrophe, America is living on borrowed time--and squandering it.

Nuclear Attribution as Deterrence

March 2007

Recently, post-explosion nuclear forensics, or nuclear attribution, has gained a new spotlight within the scientific and policymaking community working on nuclear weapons.

Thoughts on the Day After

April 2007

This paper analyzes what might be expected to happen if a 10-kiloton nuclear bomb exploded in a U.S. city; the example used for this analysis is San Francisco.

Preventing the Importation of Illicit Nuclear Materials in Shipping Containers

October 2006

We develop a mathematical model to find the optimal inspection strategy for detecting a nuclear weapon (or nuclear material to make a weapon) from being smuggled into the United States in a...

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Arzan Tarapore Arzan Tarapore Research Scholar at APARC
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