The Institute for Security and Development Policy regularly issues a variety of publications ranging from shorter Policy Briefs to more comprehensive studies in its Asia and Silk Road Papers series. Explore the different series below.
The International Politics of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict
This book frames the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh in the context of European and international security. It is the first book to focus on the politics of the conflict rather […]
The State as Investment Market: Kyrgyzstan in Comparative Perspective
Based on a detailed examination of Kyrgyzstan, Johan Engvall goes well beyond the case of this single country to elaborate a broad theory of economic corruption in developing post-Soviet states regionally—as a rational form of investment market for political elites.
The Revolt of 1916 in Russian Central Asia
Marking the centennial of the 1916 Revolt in Russian Central Asia, the Central Asia Caucasus Institute releases a new edition of Edward Dennis Sokol's pioneering book, originally published in 1954, now with a new foreword by S. Frederick Starr.
Using Carrots to Bring Peace? Negotiation and Third Party Involvement
How can peace be brokered between warring sides in conflicts over self-determination and what roles do external third parties play? Martina Klimesova examines the question thoroughly in this book.
China, State Sovereignty and International Legal Order
China’s rise has aroused apprehension that it will revise the current rules of international order to pursue and reflect its power, and that, in its exercise of State sovereignty, it […]
Putin’s Grand Strategy: The Eurasian Union and Its Discontents
Bringing together a group of leading American and European experts, this is the first book-length study of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s effort to create a Eurasian Union.
Sino-India Overseas Energy Strategies- A Perspective of Geopolitics and Geo-economics
This book studies Sino-India overseas energy strategies from geo-political and geo-economic perspective in a comprehensive and systematic way. Based on the relationship between China’s and India’s economic development, energy needs […]
Russian Organized Crime: Recent Trends in the Baltic Sea Region
A new criminal landscape is emerging in Europe. A key factor behind the dramatically increasing crime levels is Russian organized crime. While these groups are often comprised of Russians, they […]
The Transatlantic Partnership and Relations with Russia
Relations with Russia are an area where America and Europe have similar interests, and where they have traditionally coordinated policies. In this volume, jointly produced by the Institute for Security […]
Organized Crime and the Financial Crisis: Recent Trends in the Baltic Sea Region
The financial crisis has affected not only the economies of countries in the Baltic Sea Region. It also provided a golden opportunity for organized crime groups to expand their activities. […]