"One of the most useful volumes for teaching International Relations theory available, or indeed imaginable, Betts'Conflict After the Cold War,contains the most relevant excerpts of the most important theoretical pieces across two millenniaan invaluable tool for teaching, even at the graduate level." Charles Call, American University Edited by one of the most renowned scholars in the field, Richard Betts'Conflict After the Cold Warassembles classic and contemporary readings that argue about the shape of international conflict in this post-Cold War and post-9/11 era. Contextualized within a broader philosophical and historical framework, the carefully chosen and excerpted selections in this popular reader introduce students to the core debates about the causes and the future of war and peace. Through the precision of its approach and attention to new issues, this reader challenges conventional wisdom and encourages more critical examination of the economic, social, and military factors that underlie political violence. New Selections in the Third Edition Richard Cobden, "Peace Through Arbitration" Woodrow Wilson, "Community of Power vs. Balance of Power" Stanley Milgram, "How Good People Do Bad Things" Daniel Kahneman and Jonathan Renshon, "Why Hawks Win" J. Ann Tickner, "Men, Women, and War" Osama bin Ladin, "Speech to the American People" Mark Sageman, "Jihadi Networks of Terror" G. John Ikenberry and Anne-Marie Slaughter, "A World of Liberty Under Law" Richard K. Betts and Thomas J. Christensen, "China: Can the Next Superpower Rise Without War?" Samuel P. Huntington, "Peace Among Civilizations?" About the Author Richard K. Betts is the Arnold Saltzman Professor of War and Peace Studies in the Department of Political Science, the director of the Institute of War and Peace Studies, and the director of the International Security Policy Program in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. Visit us at www.ablongman.com/polisciBetts, Richard K. is the author of 'Conflict After Cold War ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780205583522 and ISBN 0205583520.