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The Whitehall Paper series provides in-depth studies of specific developments, issues or themes in the field of national and international defence and security. Published twice a year, Whitehall Papers reflect the highest standards of original research and analysis, and are invaluable background material for policy-makers and specialists alike.

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Decision Points Rationalising the Armed Forces of European Medium Powers

Decision Points: Rationalising the Armed Forces of European Medium Powers

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Jack Watling
April 01, 2021

Using hard power in the context of an expanding set of threats is complex, expensive and risky. European medium powers, especially, must make tough choices on the future capabilities, roles and equipment of their armed forces, as well as their ability to act independently of alliance partners. ...

War by Others’ Means Delivering Effective Partner Force Capacity Building

War by Others’ Means: Delivering Effective Partner Force Capacity Building

1st Edition

By Jack Watling, Nick Reynolds
November 13, 2020

A new era of great power competition places a strategic premium on the efficiency with which states can pursue their aims. There is therefore likely to be an expanded scope for partnered operations. Partner force capacity building has a long history, with very mixed results, yet there is little ...

Future NATO Adapting to New Realities

Future NATO: Adapting to New Realities

1st Edition

Edited By John Andreas Olsen
April 14, 2020

Future NATO looks at the challenges facing NATO in the 21st century and examines how the Alliance can adapt to ensure its continued success For more than 70 years, the North Atlantic Alliance has helped to preserve peace and stability in the Euro-Atlantic area. It has been able to adjust to ...

The Future of NATO Airpower

The Future of NATO Airpower

1st Edition

By Justin Bronk
January 28, 2020

Airpower remains the cornerstone of NATO’s military advantage, so maintaining the ability to win air superiority over peer opponents in a conflict is key to long-term deterrence stability in both Europe and the Pacific. This Whitehall Paper examines the various modernisation and future capability ...

Making Mogadishu Safe Localisation, Policing and Sustainable Security

Making Mogadishu Safe: Localisation, Policing and Sustainable Security

1st Edition

By Alice Hills
October 31, 2018

This Whitehall Paper explores the ways in which Mogadishu’s inhabitants try to stay out of harm’s way, from security officials in the presidential compound of Villa Somalia to the city’s powerful district commissioners, from patrolling policemen to the women road-sweepers in the rubbish-filled ...

Security in Northern Europe Deterrence, Defence and Dialogue

Security in Northern Europe: Deterrence, Defence and Dialogue

1st Edition

Edited By John Andreas Olsen
September 07, 2018

NATO’s Northern members are increasingly concerned about Russia’s military activities. This Whitehall Paper contains perspectives from prominent authors across the region, showing how member states are responding, individually and collectively, to Moscow’s resurgence. Overall, it identifies the ...

Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement

Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula: The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement

1st Edition

By Jean-Loup Samaan
October 18, 2018

Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula: The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement offers a new perspective on the geopolitics of Gulf-Asian relations. Jean-Loup Samaan explores the dynamics underpinning the evolution of strategic partnerships between the Gulf States and Asian partners. He looks...

NATO and the North Atlantic Revitalising Collective Defence

NATO and the North Atlantic: Revitalising Collective Defence

1st Edition

Edited By John Andreas Olsen
March 09, 2017

The book analyses the renewed importance of the North Atlantic for NATO in the face of new security challenges This Whitehall Paper explores the renewed importance of the North Atlantic Ocean to NATO’s security through the lenses of the United States, United Kingdom and Norway in particular. These...

The Spectre of a Westphalian Europe?

The Spectre of a Westphalian Europe?

1st Edition

By Luis Simon
March 16, 2018

This Whitehall Paper contends that Europe is undergoing a balance of power crisis set in motion by three structural developments: US retrenchment in Europe; Germany’s emerging leadership position within the EU; and Russia’s push to recreate a sphere of influence in Eastern Europe. It analyses what ...

China’s Eurasian Pivot The Silk Road Economic Belt

China’s Eurasian Pivot: The Silk Road Economic Belt

1st Edition

By Raffaello Pantucci, Sarah Lain
May 17, 2017

This Whitehall Paper is an examination of China’s relations over its western borders, looking at the interplay between China’s relations with South and Central Asia, and its relations with other great adjacent powers. Based on a two-year research project that included travel and workshops in South...

Russia’s New Ground Forces Capabilities, Limitations and Implications for International Security

Russia’s New Ground Forces: Capabilities, Limitations and Implications for International Security

1st Edition

By Igor Sutyagin, Justin Bronk
July 25, 2017

This Whitehall Paper provides an in-depth analysis of Russia’s Ground Forces, including airborne and naval troops. It examines their role in Russian foreign policy, reforms to units’ equipment and operational roles, performance during combat operations against Ukraine, and current unit deployment ...

Indian Power Projection Ambition, Arms and Influence

Indian Power Projection: Ambition, Arms and Influence

1st Edition

By Shashank Joshi
January 15, 2016

India is growing into one of Asia’s most important military powers. Its defence budget has more than doubled in the past decade, and it imports more arms than anyone else in the world. But India is still seen as a land power focused on long, disputed and militarised borders with Pakistan and China ...

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