books 2019



Bowers: ​The modernisation of the republic of Korea Navy: Seapower, strategy and politics<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Bowers%20-%20The%20modernisation%20of%20the%20republic%20of%20Korea%20Navy.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Bowers: ​The modernisation of the republic of Korea Navy: Seapower, strategy and politicsThis book sheds light on one of the most under-studied but powerful navies in the world. Using a multifaceted approach, it examines how the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) has sought to transform itself from a coastal naval force focused solely on deterring North Korea to a navy capable of operating in the blue waters of East Asia and beyond. The project argues that peninsular and regional security dynamics, technological developments, the US-South Korea alliance and internal politics combine to inform and shape ROKN modernisation.
Petersson: NATO and the Crisis in the International Order: The Atlantic Alliance and Its Enemies<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Petersson-Nato%20and%20the%20crisis%20in%20international%20order.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Petersson: NATO and the Crisis in the International Order: The Atlantic Alliance and Its EnemiesThe main objectives of this book are to analyse the risks and dangers NATO faces in the current strategic environment and to discuss how the alliance can readjust to those challenges.
Bekkevold and Lo: Sino-Russian relations in the 21st century<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Bekkevold%20and%20Lo%20-%20Sino-Russian%20relations%20in%20the%2021st%20century.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Bekkevold and Lo: Sino-Russian relations in the 21st centuryThis book examines how recent fundamental changes influence Sino-Russian relations and the wider long-term implications of the revolving Sino-Russian dynamic on international affairs. It brings together leading scholars to examine recent developments across the whole relationship – from grand strategy and global governance, to bilateral energy and military ties, and regional interaction in Central Asia, Northeast Asia, and the Middle East. The Sino-Russian relationship boasts major achievements, but also reveals important differences and latent tensions.

 Books 2018



Tunsjø: The Return of Bipolarity in World Politics<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Oystein%20tungsjo%20bipolarity%20US%20china%20Ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tunsjø: The Return of Bipolarity in World PoliticsØystein Tunsjø shows why the international system has entered a new US-China bipolar system that differs from the previous US-USSR Cold War bipolar system.
Bækken: Law and power in Russia<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Bækken%20Law%20and%20power%20in%20russia.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Bækken: Law and power in RussiaThis book explores the issue of selective law enforcement, arguing that the manipulation of the legal system by powerful insiders is a distinctive feature of Putinism, reflecting both its hybrid authoritarianism and Russian legal culture.

 Books 2017



Tunsjø&Ross (eds.) Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Tunsjo%20og%20Ross%20forside_nett.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tunsjø&Ross (eds.) Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of ChinaStructural and domestic variables influence how East Asian states adjust their strategy in light of the rise of China.

 Books 2016



Bekkevold & Till (eds.): International Order at Sea<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Bekkevold%20ios%202016%20ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Bekkevold & Till (eds.): International Order at SeaInternationally renowned experts within maritime studies examines how international order at sea is challenged, changed and maintained.
Bekkevold&Ross (eds.): China in the Era of Xi Jinping<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Bekkevold_bok_Xi%20Jinping_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Bekkevold&Ross (eds.): China in the Era of Xi JinpingLeading scholars from the United States, Asia, and Europe examine the prospects for China's continuing rise. Ross China in the Era of Xi Jinping

 Books 2015



Bekkevold, Bowers & Raska (eds.): Security, Strategy and Military Change in the 21st Century <img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/f-35-testing__high.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Bekkevold, Bowers & Raska (eds.): Security, Strategy and Military Change in the 21st Century Strategic thinking, military reform and adaptation in an era of Asian growth, European austerity and US rebalancing.
Norheim-Martinsen & Nyhamar (eds.): International Military Operations in the 21st Century<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Norheim-Martinsen_Intops21century_orig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Norheim-Martinsen & Nyhamar (eds.): International Military Operations in the 21st CenturyInternational Military Operations in the 21st Century (2015).
Bekkevold & Sinha (eds.): Arctic: Commerce, Governance and Policy <img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/bekkevold_sinha_Arctic_atikkel_orig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Bekkevold & Sinha (eds.): Arctic: Commerce, Governance and Policy The book examines drivers and motivations of Asian countries’ entry into the Arctic, and its impact on commerce, policy and governance in the Arctic.
Petersson: The US NATO Debate. From Libya to Ukraine<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Petersson_US_NATO%20debate_ill_ferdig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Petersson: The US NATO Debate. From Libya to UkraineMagnus Petersson looks at US expectations to its European allies. Do the Americans want to pull back and leave the Europeans to handle their own security challenges?

 Books 2014



Basit et al. (eds.) (2014): India's Grand Strategy<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/basit_indias_grandstrategy_karu.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Basit et al. (eds.) (2014): India's Grand StrategyThis book is a must-read for those who want to learn about India's strategic thought – past and present.
Løøv (2014): A game of chess and a battle of wits<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/ChinaWar1962.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Løøv (2014): A game of chess and a battle of witsJohan Løøv seeks to illuminate a still highly controversial topic in the history of India – the so-called "Forward Policy" and the Chinese attack on India in October 1962.
Allers, Masala&Tamnes (eds.): Common or Divided Security? <img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Tamnes%20et%20al_common_divided_security_karu.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Allers, Masala&Tamnes (eds.): Common or Divided Security? Where is Europe heading? Euro-Atlantic security issues from a German and Norwegian point of view.
Hilde&Mitcha (eds.) (2014): The Future of NATO<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Hilde_Michta_Nato_orig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Hilde&Mitcha (eds.) (2014): The Future of NATOEuropean and US experts examine a range of perennial issues facing the Alliance.
Tamnes&Offerdal (eds.) (2014): Geopolitics and Security in the Arctic<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Tamnes_geopol_bokart_orig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tamnes&Offerdal (eds.) (2014): Geopolitics and Security in the ArcticThe book seeks to identify the conditions for cooperation, stability and peace in the Arctic.
Mayer: US Missile Defense Strategy<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Mayer_2014_US_MBD.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mayer: US Missile Defense StrategyMichael Mayer has looked into the US ballistic missile defense strategies and debate during the past 20 years.

 Books 2013



Tunsjø (2013): Security and Profit in China’s Energy Policy<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Tunsjø_china_energy_orig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tunsjø (2013): Security and Profit in China’s Energy PolicyØystein Tunsjø comprehensively analyses China’s domestic, global, maritime, and continental petroleum strategies and policies.
Matlary&Petersson (eds) (2013): NATO's European Allies<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/nato_allies_2013_karus.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Matlary&Petersson (eds) (2013): NATO's European AlliesMagnus Petersson and Janne Haaland Matlary (eds) have invited international scholars to discuss the future role of European allies in the light of US defence cuts.
Martinsen (2013): Soldier Repatriation<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/martinsen_repatriation_karu.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Martinsen (2013): Soldier RepatriationSoldier repatriation from Afghanistan has impacted debate about the war. The book highlights this impact with particular focus on Britain, Denmark and Germany.
Rø: Mechanistic Realism and US Foreign Policy<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Rø_realism_org.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Rø: Mechanistic Realism and US Foreign PolicyJohannes Rø analyses what transpired inside the George W. Bush administration, as its members forged a response to the 2001 terrorist attacks.

 Books 2012



Adamsky&Bjerga (2012): Contemporary Military Innovation<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Dronebilde.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Adamsky&Bjerga (2012): Contemporary Military InnovationDima Adamsky and Kjell Inge Bjerga (eds) explore contemporary military innovation, with a particular focus on the balance between anticipation and adaption.
Dutton, Ross&Tunsjø (2012): Twenty-First Century Seapower<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Dutton_Tunsjo_sjomakt.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dutton, Ross&Tunsjø (2012): Twenty-First Century SeapowerThis book, edited by Peter Dutton, Robert S. Ross and Øystein Tunsjø, offers an assessment of the naval policies of emerging naval powers.

 Books 2011



Stenslie (2011): Regime Stability in Saudi Arabia<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Abdullah%20and%20Obama_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Stenslie (2011): Regime Stability in Saudi ArabiaStig Stenslie examines the structure of political power amongst elites inside Saudi Arabia and how they might cope with the very serious challenge posed by succession.​​​​​​​​​​​​
Edström, Matlary & Petersson (2011): NATO: The power of partnerships<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/bok_nato_partnerships.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Edström, Matlary & Petersson (2011): NATO: The power of partnershipsThe book looks at the utility of the NATO partnerships in the light of modern security challenges.

 Books 2010



Ross, Tunsjø & Tuosheng (2010): US-China-EU Relations<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Tunsjø_EU_China_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Ross, Tunsjø & Tuosheng (2010): US-China-EU RelationsØystein Tunsjø has in collaboration with Robert Ross and Zhang Tuosheng edited a book on this increasingly important triangular relationship.​
Adamsky (2010): Culture of Military Innovation<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/adamsky_culture_mil_innovation_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Adamsky (2010): Culture of Military InnovationDima Adamsky discusses the intellectual history of the revolution in military affairs (RMA) in Russia, the US, and Israel.
Maiolo (2010): Cry Havoc<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/cry_havoc_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Maiolo (2010): Cry HavocIn Cry Havoc Joe Maiolo shows, in rich and fascinating detail, how the arms race between the Great Powers developed after the First World War.

 Books 2008-2009



Holtsmark&Smith-Windsor (eds.) (2009): Security prospects in the High North<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/holts_high_north_orig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Holtsmark&Smith-Windsor (eds.) (2009): Security prospects in the High NorthThe volume contains selected papers from the academic roundtable "Security Prospects in the High North" in Reykjavik January 2009. To download.
Gottemoeller&Tamnes (2008): High North, High Stakes<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Gottemoeller%20og%20tamneshigh_north_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Gottemoeller&Tamnes (2008): High North, High StakesThe book focuses on the European Arctic and draws on an impressive group of people with highly relevant hands-on and academic experience.
Tunsjø (2008): US Taiwan Policy<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Tunsjo_US_taiwan_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Tunsjø (2008): US Taiwan PolicyThis book is the first to attempt to trace the historical origin of what is known as the "Taiwan issue" in US-China relations from a constructivist perspective, based on detailed archival research.

 Books 1999-2006



Hobson&Kristiansen (2004): Navies in Northern Waters<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/hobson_et_al_northern_waters_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Hobson&Kristiansen (2004): Navies in Northern WatersThe collection of articles cover the roles played by the secondary navies of northern European powers and the United States within the maritime balance of power.
Riste (1999): Norwegian Intelligence Service <img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Riste_nor_intelligence_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Riste (1999): Norwegian Intelligence Service This is a history of the Norwegian Intelligence Service (NIS) during the Cold War, based on its secret archives.
Jenssen&Riste (2001): Intelligence in the Cold War <img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Riste_Jenssen_Int_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Jenssen&Riste (2001): Intelligence in the Cold War This book is the outcome of a conference organised by the institute in Oslo in 2000.
Hobson (2002): Imperialism at Sea<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/hobson_maritimer_ingress.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Hobson (2002): Imperialism at SeaRolf Hobson compares the naval strategies of Britain, Germany, France and USA during the years leading up to World War I.
Riste (2005): Norway's Foreign Relations<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Riste_Norway_relations_ingress_orig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Riste (2005): Norway's Foreign RelationsThis book is the first single-volume survey of Norway's foreign relations as they have developed over a thousand years.
Mastny et al. (eds) (2006): War Plans<img alt="" src="/media/PubImages/Mastny_war_plans_orig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Mastny et al. (eds) (2006): War PlansThe volume reviews the threat perceptions, military doctrines, and war plans of both the NATO alliance and the Warsaw Pact during the Cold War, as well as the position of the neutrals, from the post-Cold War perspective.

Published 15 September 2014 11:52.. Last updated 04 October 2019 10:43.