Foreign Affairs & Policy

More than 200 years ago, the first Presidential cabinet department, the Department of Foreign Affairs, was established by the Congress. Later, the name was changed to the Department of State. To highlight the work of the U.S. Department of State and other Federal agencies in the area of international affairs, the U.S. Government Printing Office offers for sale a special collection of publications designed for those interested in finding success in the inter-governmental relations and foreign policy.

Best Selling Foreign Affairs & Policy Publications

161 items
Prospects For Iran\'s New Direction

Prospects For Iran\'s New Direction

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01148-6 ISBN: 9781584876694

Completed ahead of the November 2014 deadline, this paper examines some of the underlying factors that will help determine the success or failure of talks in 2015, which will be constant in dealing with Iran under President Hassan Rouhani. It...

Price: $9.00
Breaking the Nordic Defense Deadlock

Breaking the Nordic Defense Deadlock

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01141-9 ISBN: 9781584876670

Russian actions in Ukraine in 2014 have prompted an urgent reassessment of the defense posture of many European nations. The Nordic states (Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, and Iceland) in particular are grappling with a 2-decade legacy of...

Price: $13.00
Thucydides Was Right: Defining the Future Threat

Thucydides Was Right: Defining the Future Threat

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01146-0 ISBN: 9781584876700

This monograph examines the challenge in future threat definition.  In order to do, it is necessary to understand where identification of threat originates, and how and why such identification is made in the context of international political...

Price: $11.00
Confidence Building in Cyberspace: A Comparison of Territorial and Weapons-Based

Confidence Building in Cyberspace: A Comparison of Territorial and Weapons-Based Regimes

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01139-7 ISBN: 9781584876663

An analysis of weapons-based confidence-building measures shows how academics can work together to self-police their research for national security implications, socialize new members of the academic community into the importance of considering...

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Evolving Army Needs for Space-Based Support

Evolving Army Needs for Space-Based Support

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strate4gic Studies Institute; and Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01133-8 ISBN: 9781584876762

The Army has been involved with space-based military operations for well over a half-century. During this time, space operations have changed from a realm exclusive to scientists and engineers, to highly classified activities largely unknown to...

Price: $10.00
From Frozen Ties to Strategic Engagement: U.S.-Iranian Relationship in 2030

From Frozen Ties to Strategic Engagement: U.S.-Iranian Relationship in 2030

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01134-6 ISBN: 9781584876793

The nuclear talks between Iran and P5+1 ( the five United Nations [UN] Security Council nuclear powers: the United States, Britain, France, Russia, and China, plus Germany) following most stringent sanctions against Iran to date have opened new...

Price: $18.00
The State-Society/Citizen Relationship in Security Analysis: Implications for Pl

The State-Society/Citizen Relationship in Security Analysis: Implications for Planning and Implementation of U.S. Intervention and Peace/State-Building Operations

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and U.S. Army War college

GPO Stock # 008-000-01144-3 ISBN: 9781584876748

The United States is a global power with global interests and global responsibilities. The U.S. Army constitutes one of the means available to the United States to pursue and achieve its foreign policy goals. At end of the Cold War, and...

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Russia After Putin

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01111-7 ISBN: 9781584876168

Despite many obstacles, the leadership in Washington and Moscow must find ways to address security threats even as the United States pivots toward Asia. Moreover, he agrees with prominent statesmen like Zbigniew Brzezinski and Henry Kissinger...

Price: $18.00
A New Type of Great Power Relationship Between the United States and China: the

A New Type of Great Power Relationship Between the United States and China: the Military Dimension

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01123-1 ISBN: 9781584876380

Power is the ability to influence through the strength of a country’s armed forces, the wealth of its economy, or the hold it has over public opinion or the popular imagination. Power is best understood as the relative capacity to influence the...

Price: $13.00
Russia and the Caspian Sea: Projecting Power or Competing for Influence?

Russia and the Caspian Sea: Projecting Power or Competing for Influence?

By: Defense Dept., Army, Strategic Studies Institute; and Army War College

GPO Stock # 008-000-01125-7 ISBN: 9781584876403

The Caspian Sea territory, resides on the southern side of Russia, and is part of Azerbaijan and Kzakhstan, rich with hydrocarbons used in the production of crude oil and is an “eyed territory” for the United States, China, Russia and many other...

Price: $14.00
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