• Controlling the Weapons of War: Politics, Persuasion, and the Prohibition of Inhumanity book cover

    Controlling the Weapons of War

    Politics, Persuasion, and the Prohibition of Inhumanity, 1st Edition

    By Brian Rappert

    A fresh examination of the ethical and intellectual issues and dilemmas associated with attempts to establish formal humanitarian limits on weaponry. This new study considers how governments, non-governmental organizations, academics, political commentators and others have responded to…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Naval Power and Expeditionary Wars: Peripheral Campaigns and New Theatres of Naval Warfare book cover

    Naval Power and Expeditionary Wars

    Peripheral Campaigns and New Theatres of Naval Warfare, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce A. Elleman, S.C.M. Paine

    This book examines the nature and character of naval expeditionary warfare, in particular in peripheral campaigns, and the contribution of such campaigns to the achievement of strategic victory. Naval powers, which can lack the massive ground forces to win in the main theatre, often choose a…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Russo-Japanese Relations, 1905-17: From enemies to allies book cover

    Russo-Japanese Relations, 1905-17

    From enemies to allies, 1st Edition

    By Peter Berton

    One surprising outcome of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905 was that, although Russia was humiliatingly defeated, by 1916 Russia and Japan had become allies. This book provides a detailed analysis of how this remarkable turnaround came about. It traces the evolution of relations between the two…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Russian Armed Forces in Transition: Economic, geopolitical and institutional uncertainties book cover

    The Russian Armed Forces in Transition

    Economic, geopolitical and institutional uncertainties, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger N. McDermott, Bertil Nygren, Carolina Vendil Pallin

    Although the role of the military in Russia has changed significantly since Soviet times, it continues to exert great influence on Russian politics, economy and society. This book presents a comprehensive overview of current developments related to Russia’s military sector. It considers recent…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Military Ethics and Virtues: An Interdisciplinary Approach for the 21st Century book cover

    Military Ethics and Virtues

    An Interdisciplinary Approach for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Peter Olsthoorn

    This book examines the role of military virtues in today's armed forces.Although long-established military virtues, such as honor, courage and loyalty, are what most armed forces today still use as guiding principles in an effort to enhance the moral behavior of soldiers, much depends on whether…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23
    Cass Military Studies

  • Global South to the Rescue: Emerging Humanitarian Superpowers and Globalizing Rescue Industries book cover

    Global South to the Rescue

    Emerging Humanitarian Superpowers and Globalizing Rescue Industries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Amar

    This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of an epochal shift in global order – the fact that global-south countries have taken up leadership roles in peacekeeping missions, humanitarian interventions, and transnational military industries: Brazil has taken charge of the UN military…

    Paperback – 2013-08-14
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Race and US Foreign Policy: The African-American Foreign Affairs Network book cover

    Race and US Foreign Policy

    The African-American Foreign Affairs Network, 1st Edition

    By Mark Ledwidge

    African-Americans' analysis of, and interest in, foreign affairs represents a rich and dynamic legacy, and this work provides a cutting edge insight into this neglected aspect of US foreign affairs. In addition to extending the parameters of US foreign policy literature to include race and…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Europe, Strategy and Armed Forces: The making of a distinctive power book cover

    Europe, Strategy and Armed Forces

    The making of a distinctive power, 1st Edition

    By Sven Biscop, Jo Coelmont

    This book examines how the European Union can pursue a grand strategy and become a distinct global actor in a world of emerging great powers. At the grand strategic level, its sheer economic size makes the EU a global power. However, the EU needs to take into account that many international actors…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Global Politics of Combating Nuclear Terrorism: A Supply-Side Approach book cover

    The Global Politics of Combating Nuclear Terrorism

    A Supply-Side Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by William C. Potter, Cristina Hansell

    The most difficult challenge for a terrorist organization seeking to build a nuclear weapon or improvised nuclear device is obtaining fissile material, either plutonium or highly enriched uranium (HEU). Experts acknowledge that obtaining HEU, uranium that has been processed to increase the…

    Paperback – 2013-08-07

  • Reimagining War in the 21st Century: From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare book cover

    Reimagining War in the 21st Century

    From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare, 1st Edition

    By Manabrata Guha

    This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the 'political'. In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War (NCW), this book traces the philosophical…

    Paperback – 2013-07-29
    Routledge Critical Security Studies

  • Syria’s Uprising and the Fracturing of the Levant book cover

    Syria’s Uprising and the Fracturing of the Levant

    1st Edition

    By Emile Hokayem

    As an upbeat and peaceful uprising quickly and brutally descended into a zero-sum civil war, Syria has crumbled from a regional player into an arena in which a multitude of local and foreign actors compete. The volatile regional fault lines that run through Syria have ruptured during this conflict,…

    Paperback – 2013-06-07
    Adelphi series

  • Chinese Industrial Espionage: Technology Acquisition and Military Modernisation book cover

    Chinese Industrial Espionage

    Technology Acquisition and Military Modernisation, 1st Edition

    By William C. Hannas, James Mulvenon, Anna B. Puglisi

    This new book is the first full account, inside or outside government, of China’s efforts to acquire foreign technology. Based on primary sources and meticulously researched, the book lays bare China’s efforts to prosper technologically through others' achievements. For decades, China has operated…

    Paperback – 2013-05-15
    Asian Security Studies

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