• Military Coercion and US Foreign Policy: The Use of Force Short of War book cover

    Military Coercion and US Foreign Policy

    The Use of Force Short of War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie W. Sisson, James A. Siebens, Barry M. Blechman

    This book examines the use of military force as a coercive tool by the United States, using lessons drawn from the post-cold war era (1991-2018). The volume reveals that despite its status as sole superpower during the post-Cold War period, US efforts to coerce other states have failed as often as…

    Paperback – 2020-05-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Management and Military Studies: Classical and Current Foundations book cover

    Management and Military Studies

    Classical and Current Foundations, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Soeters

    This book connects findings and insights authored by famous scholars in management and organization studies with challenges the military is facing today. One assumes that management and organization studies is only about the rational, predictable, and manageable, and that military action is…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Modern Maritime Piracy: Genesis, Evolution and Responses book cover

    Modern Maritime Piracy

    Genesis, Evolution and Responses, 1st Edition

    By Robert C. McCabe

    This book examines the complex phenomena of modern maritime piracy.The work offers a cutting-edge analysis of modern maritime piracy in the two most pirate-prone regions – southeast Asia and northeast Africa – from the late twentieth century to the modern day. These case studies present a detailed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century: Perspectives from the Social Sciences book cover

    Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Glicken Turnley, Kobi Michael, Eyal Ben-Ari

    This book sets out the major social scientific approaches to the study of Special Operations Forces. Despite consistent downsizing, over the past two decades the armed forces of the industrial democracies have seen a huge growth in Special Operations Forces (SOF). Through increasing numbers of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • US Naval Strategy and National Security: The Evolution of American Maritime Power book cover

    US Naval Strategy and National Security

    The Evolution of American Maritime Power, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Bruns

    This book examines US naval strategy and the role of American seapower over three decades, from the late 20th century to the early 21st century. This study uses the concept of seapower as a framework to explain the military and political application of sea power and naval force for the United…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria: The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017 book cover

    Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria

    The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017, 1st Edition

    By Akali Omeni

    This book offers a detailed examination of the counter-insurgency operations undertaken by the Nigerian military against Boko Haram between 2011 and 2017. Based on extensive fieldwork conducted with military units in Nigeria, Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria has two main aims. First, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • George W. Bush's Foreign Policies: Principles and Pragmatism book cover

    George W. Bush's Foreign Policies

    Principles and Pragmatism, 1st Edition

    By Donette Murray, David Brown, Martin A. Smith

    This book offers a fresh assessment of George W. Bush’s foreign policies. It is not designed to offer an evaluation of the totality of George W. Bush’s foreign policy. Instead, the analysis will focus on the key aspects of his foreign and security policy record, in each case considering the…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent: Volume II: The Labour Government and the Polaris Programme, 1964-1970 book cover

    The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent

    Volume II: The Labour Government and the Polaris Programme, 1964-1970, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Jones

    Volume II of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent provides an authoritative and in-depth examination of the British government’s strategic nuclear policy from 1964 to 1970. Written with full access to the UK documentary record, Volume II examines the controversies that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Defence Inflation: Perspectives and Prospects book cover

    Defence Inflation

    Perspectives and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Hartley, Binyam Solomon

    Defence inflation is a recurring factor in determining defence spending. It is widely reported in official government publications and in the trade press, but remains relatively neglected by defence and peace economists. In this book, international contributors from Finland, Norway, Sweden, the UK…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • US National Cybersecurity: International Politics, Concepts and Organization book cover

    US National Cybersecurity

    International Politics, Concepts and Organization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damien Van Puyvelde, Aaron Brantly

    This volume explores the contemporary challenges to US national cybersecurity. Taking stock of the field, it features contributions by leading experts working at the intersection between academia and government and offers a unique overview of some of the latest debates about national cybersecurity.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

  • Making Mogadishu Safe: Localisation, Policing and Sustainable Security book cover

    Making Mogadishu Safe

    Localisation, Policing and Sustainable Security, 1st Edition

    By Alice Hills

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

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

    Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula

    The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Loup Samaan

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

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