Japan's policy of basing its nuclear power program on reprocessed plutonium has aroused widespread suspicion, especially in neighboring East Asian countries, that Japan is secretly planning to develop nuclear weapons.
The Algerian Crisis: Policy Options for the West dissects the complex roots of the Algerian crisis. The authors make new policy proposals for the United States, many of which should be implemented in cooperation with France and the European Union, to encourage Algeria's leaders to undertake political and economic reform.
Immigration and asylum are at the center of political debate in all European Union member countries. This volume contends that failure to resolve these tensions among member states presents a major obstacle to European integration as envisioned in the Maastricht Treaty.
The current system for selecting permanent and temporary immigrants by U.S. employers is inefficient, unnecessarily burdensome and costly, outdated, and serves U.S. national interests haphazardly.
This landmark study, an examination of U.S. democracy assistance efforts in Romania, is the first comprehensive analysis of the workings—and failings—of U.S. democracy assistance in one country.
Christoph Bertram brings into focus all of the separately debated issues that must be addressed together to secure the peace that was won in the Cold War. Europe is the defining region, he argues, where the key elements of any new international order are being shaped.
Eight leading American and Japanese specialists examine the potential for Japanese-American cooperation in U.N. peacemaking and peace enforcement.