• 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

  • Survival: Global Politics and Strategy (February-March 2020): Deterring North Korea book cover

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy (February-March 2020): Deterring North Korea

    1st Edition

    Edited by The Institutional Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    Survival, the IISS’s bimonthly journal, challenges conventional wisdom and brings fresh, often controversial, perspectives on strategic issues of the moment. In this issue: Nigel Gould-Davies assesses the impact of Western sanctions on Russia, arguing that they represent a major development in…

    Paperback – 2020-02-05 
    Routledge

  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty: Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance book cover

    Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Baylis, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    Paperback – 2020-02-03 
    Routledge

  • Territorial Designs and International Politics: Inside-out and Outside-in book cover

    Territorial Designs and International Politics

    Inside-out and Outside-in, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boaz Atzili, Burak Kadercan

    Territory is back with a vengeance. Although territorial politics never really went away, it was often perceived that way in public discussion and among scholars. The territorial conflicts of the last several years, however, have raised new academic and policy questions, revived old debates that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
    Routledge

  • Latin American Guerrilla Movements: Origins, Evolution, Outcomes book cover

    Latin American Guerrilla Movements

    Origins, Evolution, Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Kruijt, Eduardo Rey Tristán, Alberto Martín Álvarez

    Organized around single country studies embedded in key historical moments, this book introduces students to the shifting and varied guerrilla history of Latin America from the late 1950s to the present. It brings together academics and those directly involved in aspects of the guerrilla movement,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13
    Routledge

  • 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

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War: Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979 book cover

    US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War

    Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979, 1st Edition

    By David Tal

    This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979.The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major…

    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

  • China's Policy towards the South China Sea: When Geopolitics Meets the Law of the Sea book cover

    China's Policy towards the South China Sea

    When Geopolitics Meets the Law of the Sea, 1st Edition

    By Lingqun Li

    This book provides an explanation of Chinese policy towards the South China Sea, and argues that this has been sculpted by the changing dynamics of the law of the sea in conjunction with regional geopolitical flux.The past few decades have witnessed a bifurcated trend in China’s management of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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