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Tömmel, Ingeborg, Verdun, Amy, eds.: Political Leadership in the European Union, Routledge, 2019“, by Marcos León Santiago, Journal of Regional Security 18 (2): 217-220.

Sasse, Gwendolyn: Russia’s War Against Ukraine, Polity Press, Cambridge, 2023“,  by Milan Varda, Journal of Regional Security 18 (2): 221-223.

Langan Mark: Neo-Colonialism and the Poverty of ‘Development’ in Africa, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017“, by Stibor Griffin, Journal of Regional Security 18 (1): 121-124.



Fravel Taylor: Active defense: China’s military strategy since 1949., Princeton University Press, 2019“, by Georgi Asatryan, Journal of Regional Security 17 (2): 293-296.

Scheuermann, Manuela, and Anja Zürn, eds.: Gender roles in peace and security: Prevent, protect, participate, Springer international publishing, 2020“, Ivana Dinić, Journal of Regional Security 17 (1): 147-151.

Gentry, Caron E., Laura J. Shepherd, and Laura Sjoberg, eds.: The Routledge handbook of gender and security, Routledge, 2019“, Milena Stošić, Journal of Regional Security 17 (1): 141-145.



Bergmann Julian: The European Union as international mediator: Brokering stability and peace in the neighborhood, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, by Roselyne Keya, Journal of Regional Security 16 (2): 253–255.

Auslin Michael R.: Asia’s new geopolitics: Essays on reshaping the Indo-Pacific, Hoover Institution Press, 2020, by Georgi Asatryan,  Journal of Regional Security 16 (2): 249–251.

Nielsen, Christian Axboe: Yugoslavia and Political Assassinations: The History and Legacy of Tito’s Campaigns Against the Émigrés, IB Tauris, 2021, by Ejdus Filip, Journal of Regional Security 16 (1): 81–84.

Significant for What It Is and What It Is Not: A Review of Quantum Mind and Social Science – Alexander Wendt: Quantum Mind and Social Science: Unifying Physical and Social Ontology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, by Mirčov Aleksandar, Journal of Regional Security 16 (1): 73–80. 



Khalil Osamah F.: America’s Dream Palace: Middle East Expertise and the Rise of the National Security State, Harvard University Press, 2016, by Cvetić Andrej,  Journal of Regional Security 15 (2): 291–294.

 “Pavlaković Vjeran, Pauković Davor: Framing the nation and collective identities: Political rituals and cultural memory of the twentieth-century traumas in Croatia, Routledge, 2019, by Marjanović-Rudan Ana, Journal of Regional Security 15 (1): 153–158.

Bergholz Max: Nasilje kao generativna sila – identitet, nacionalizam i sjećanje u jednoj balkanskoj zajednici, Buybook, 2018, by Radojković Stefan, Journal of Regional Security 15 (1): 149–152. 



Malešević Siniša: The rise of organised brutality: A historical sociology of violence, Cambridge University Press, 2017, Cvetić Andrej, Journal of Regional Security, 14 (2): 129–132.

Mearsheimer John J.: The great delusion: Liberal dreams and international realities, Yale University Press, 2018, by Cvetić Andrej, Journal of Regional Security 14 (1): 45–47.



Hazony, Yoram: The Virtue of Nationalism. New York: Basic Books, 2018, by Vukelić Miloš, Journal of Regional Security 13 (2): 201–203.

Xavier Guillaume: International relations and identity: A dialogical approach, London, Routledge, 2011, Lončar Mirela, Journal of Regional Security 13 (1): 97–100.



Bechev Dimitar: Rival power: Russia in southeast Europe, Yale University Press, 2017, by Velebit Vuk, Journal of Regional Security 12 (2): 187–189.

Kühnhardt Ludger: Region-building: Vol. I: The Global Proliferation of Regional Integration, Berghahn Books, 2014, by Gogić Ognjen, Journal of Regional Security 11 (1): 75–78.



Acharya Amitav, The end of American World Order, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2014, by Popović Marija, Journal of Regional Security 10 (2): 199–201.

Kissinger Henry: World Order, New York: Penguin Press, 2014, by Lišanin Mladen, Journal of Regional Security, 10 (1): 103–105.



Inbar, Efraim, ed.: The Arab Spring, Democracy and Security: Domestic and International Ramifications, Routledge, London, 2013, by Vuksanović Vuk, Journal of Regional Security 9 (1): 69–72.

Milošević, Marko and Rekawek, Kacper, eds.: Perservance of Terrorism: Focus on Leaders, IOS Press, Amsterdam, 2014, by Krstić Milan, Journal of Regional Security 9 (1): 67–68.



Regional security in a changing world: Kupchan, Charles: No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest and the Coming Global Turn, Oxford University Press, New York, 2012 and Mahbubani, Kishore: The Great Convergence: Asia, the West and the Logic of One World, Public Affairs, New York, 2013,  by Kovačević Marko, Journal of Regional Security  8 (2): 175–181.

Mai’a K. Davis Cross: Security integration in Europe: How knowledge-based networks are transforming the European Union, 2011, by Hercigonja Srđan, Journal of Regional Security 8 (1): 83–85.

Richard Whitman and Stefan Wolff: The European union as a global conflict manager, Routledge, New York, 2012, by Piotrowska Natalia, Journal of Regional Security 8 (1): 81–82.

Ker-Lindsay, James: The foreign policy of counter secession: Preventing the recognition of contested states, Oxford university press, Oxford, 2012, by Piotrowska Natalia, Journal of Regional Security 8 (1): 77–80.



Bechev, Dimitar: Constructing Southeast Europe: The politics of Balkan regional cooperation, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2011, by Torlaković Selena, Živković Uroš, Journal of Regional Security 7 (2): 187–189.

Clash of Kings – A Regional Security Perspective in “Songs of Ice and Fire” – George R.R. Martin: A song of ice and fire, books 1-5, Bantam books, New York, 2011, by Vujinović Nikola, Journal of Regional Security 7 (1): 97–100.


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