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  • The Military in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    The Evolution and Roles of the Revolutionary Guard

    By Hesam Forozan

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, also known as the 'Sepah', has wielded considerable and increasing power in Iran in recent decades. Established in 1979 by Ayatollah Khomeini as a paramilitary organisation charged with protecting the nascent Islamic regime and countering the untrustworthy Imperial…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Strategy and Ethnocentrism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Ken Booth’s study, first published in 1979, investigates the way in which cultural distortions have affected the theory and execution of strategy. Its aim is to illustrate the importance of ethnocentrism in all areas of the subject, to follow through its implications and to suggest approaches to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and outcome of the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, and its naval implications. The…

    Paperback – 2015-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The A - Z of Nuclear Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    First published in 1986, the purpose of this dictionary is to clarify the technology behind nuclear jargon. The entries deal with all areas of nuclear warfare: its strategies and tactics, personnel and weapons systems, arms control and disarmament talks. The terminology of the nuclear age expands…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    This book examines the growing role of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in conflict and post-conflict situations, as part of a broader trend towards the outsourcing of security functions. Particular emphasis is placed on key moral, legal, and political considerations involved in the…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28
    Routledge

  • Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy…

    Hardback – 2015-02-19
    Routledge

  • India's Doctrine Puzzle

    Limiting War in South Asia

    By Ali Ahmed

    The balance of power in South Asia is tenuous. Neighbouring states with nuclear arsenal pose a serious threat in times of conflict and the danger of escalation into a nuclear holocaust in South are ever-present. This book locates the change in India’s war doctrine at the turn of the century,…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
    Routledge India

  • The Just War Tradition: Applying Old Ethics to New Problems

    Edited by Davis Brown, Henrik Syse

    This collection examines the role of the just war tradition and its criteria in solving pressing present-day challenges. In particular, it deals with three types of challenges to world public order. One is anticipatory self-defense, in which one state attacks another to pre-empt or prevent an…

    Hardback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge

  • China's Emergence as a Defense Technological Power

    Edited by Tai Ming Cheung

    China is flexing its growing military and strategic clout in the pursuit of broadening national security interests. At the same time, the country’s economic and technology policies have also become more nationalistic, state-centered, and ambitious. China’s defense economy has set its sights on…

    Paperback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge

  • Controlling the Weapons of War

    Politics, Persuasion, and the Prohibition of Inhumanity

    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 – 2013-10-24
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Global Politics of Combating Nuclear Terrorism

    A Supply-Side Approach

    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 – 2013-08-06
    Routledge

  • Chinese Industrial Espionage

    Technology Acquisition and Military Modernisation

    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 – 2013-05-14
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

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