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Lindley-French, Julian (2007): The North Atlantic Treaty Organization: The Enduring alliance, Routledge, UK
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Hallams, E. and Schreer, B. (2012) "Towars a Post-American alliance?" NATO Burden-Sharing after Libya", International Affairs 88, pp. 313-327
NATO's strategic concept "Active Engagement, Modern defence" (at NATO's homepage)
Arreguin-Toft, I. (2005). How the weak win wars. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Baldwin, D. (1995) ”Security Studies and the End of the Cold War”, World Politics, October,
Buzan, B. and Wæver, O. (2003) Regions and Powers: The Structure of International Security: Cambridge
Cimbala, S. &. Forster P. (2004). US, NATO and military burden-sharing. London: Frank Cass.
Coker, C. (2004) The Future of War, Oxford: Blackwell
Ibid. (2001) Humane Warfare, Routledge, London
Cooper, R. (2004). The breaking of nations: Order and chaos in the 21st Century. London, Adelphi Papers.
Daaler Ivo and Jan Lodal (2008): “The Logic of Zero. Towards a world Without Nuclear Weapons.” Foreign Affairs, 87, no.6 . pp. 80-95.
De Wijk, R. (2004). The art of military coercion. Why the west’s military superiority scarcely matters. Amsterdam: Mets & Schilt.
Forster, A. (2006). Armed Forces and Society in Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan.
Grey, C. (1999) Modern Strategy, Oxford, Oxford University Press
Heusgen, C. (2005). "Is there such a thing as a European strategic culture?" Journal of Common Market Studies 2(1), 29–33.
Hyde-Price, A. (2004). "European Security, strategic culture, and the use of force". European Security 13(4), 323–43.
Ikenberry, G. J. (2002) “State Power and the Institutional Bargain: America’s Ambivalent Economic and Security Multilateralism”, in US Hegemony and International Organizations, eds. Foot, R., Macfarlane, S.N., and Mastanduno, M., Oxford University Press
Kennedy, D. (2006). Of law and war. Princeton, N. J: Princeton University Press.
Malone, D.M (2003) “US-UN relations in the UN Security Council in the Post-Cold War Era”, in Foot, et al (eds.), op.cit.
Matlary, Janne (2006): Values and Weapons: From Humanitarian Intervention to Regime Change?. Palgrave Macmillan, UK
Mastanduno, M. (1997) ”Preserving the Unipolar Moment: Realist Theories and U.S. Grand Strategy after the Cold War”, International Security, 21, 4, Spring Link
Moskos, C. (ed) The Post-Modern Military: Armed Forces after the Cold War, chs. 1,2,3 (alternative required reading for non-Norwegian speakers to Diesen, op.cit), Oxford Univ. Press, oxford, 2000
Muller, H. (1993) ”The Internalization of Principles, Norms, and Rules by Governments: The Case of Security Regimes”, in Rittberger, V. And Mayer, P. (1993) Regime Theory and International Relations, Oxford: Clarendon Press
Morten Bremer Maerli, “Relearning the ABCs: Terrorists and “Weapons of Mass Destruction””, Nonproliferation Review, Summer 2000, pp. 108-119,
NATO’s Strategic Concept, 1999 and the ESS (European Security Strategy), 2003
Sagan, Scott D. (winter 1996-1997): ”Why do States Build Nuclear weapons?: Three Models in Search for a Bomb”. International Security 21, no. 3 , pp. 54-86.
Shannon N. Kile, Vitaly Fedchenko, Bharath Gopalaswamy and Hans M. Kristensen (2010): “World Nuclear Forces.” SIPRI Year Book 2010. New York, Oxford University Press, pp. 333-366.
Singer, P.W. (2001/2002)”Corporate Warriors. The Rise of the Privatized Military Industry and its Ramifications for International Security”, International Security, vol 26, no 3, Winter Link
Smith, P. (2005.) The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World. London: Allen Lane.
The National Security Strategy of the USA, September 2006
Yost, D. (1998) ”The New NATO and Collective Security”, Survival, Summer Link
Ibid. (2003) “The US-European Capabilities Gap and the Prospects for ESDP”, in Howorth, J. and Keeler, J.T.S (eds.) Defending Europe: The EU, NATO and the Quest for European Autonomy, Macmillan, London
Vedby-Rasmussen, M. (2006). The risk society at war. Terror, technology, and strategy in the 21st Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Wagner, W. (2005). The democratic legitimacy of ESDP. ISS Occasional Paper no. 57. Paris: EU Institute of Security Studies.
Wagner, W. (2006). "The democratic control of military power Europe". Journal of European Public Policy, 13(2) 2000–216
Wallander, C. (2000) ”Institutional Assets and Adaptability: NATO after the Cold War”, International Organization, 54, 4, Autumn