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  • Secret Diplomacy

    Concepts, Contexts and Cases

    Edited by Corneliu Bjola, Stuart Murray

    This volume investigates secret diplomacy with the aim of understanding its role in shaping foreign policy. Recent events, including covert intelligence gathering operations, accusations of spying, and the leaking of sensitive government documents, have demonstrated that secrecy endures as a…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • The Economics of Terrorism

    By Peter J. Phillips

    Brutality is the defining characteristic of terrorism. It is despairing to learn that this brutality is the outcome of purposeful, rational, human behaviour. In this purposefulness, however, there lies the key to the interpretation, explanation and understanding of terrorist behaviour. Ultimately,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Nuclear Weapons and International Security

    Collected Essays

    By Ramesh Thakur

    This volume brings together more than three decades of research and writings by Professor Ramesh Thakur on the challenges posed by nuclear weapons. Following an introduction to the current nuclear state of play, the book addresses the challenge of nuclear weapons in three parts. Part I describes…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Terrorism (IISS)

    This new two volume collection allows the reader to track the evolution of (primarily) Western thinking about terrorism over recent decades. Haunted, unsurprisingly, by the spectre of 11 September 2001, it gives writings of the late 1990s, in which authors come to terms with the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08
    Routledge

  • Nuclear Terrorism

    Countering the Threat

    Edited by Brecht Volders, Tom Sauer

    This volume aims to improve understanding of nuclear security and the prevention of nuclear terrorism. Nuclear terrorism is perceived as one of the most immediate and extreme threats to global security today. While the international community has made important progress in securing fissile…

    Hardback – 2016-03-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Ethical Security Studies

    A New Research Agenda

    Edited by Jonna Nyman, Anthony Burke

     At a time of grave ethical failure in global security affairs, this is the first book to bring together emerging theoretical debates on ethics and ethical reasoning within security studies. In this volume, working from a diverse range of perspectives—poststructuralism, liberalism, feminism,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Security Studies

  • India and the South Asian Strategic Triangle

    By Ashok Kapur

    This book traces the triangular strategic relationship of India, Pakistan and China over the second half of the twentieth century, and shows how two enmities – Sino-Indian and Indo-Pakistani – and one friendship – Sino-Pakistani – defined the distribution of power and the patterns of relationships…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Understanding Lone Actor Terrorism

    Past Experience, Future Outlook, and Response Strategies

    Edited by Michael Fredholm

    This volume examines the lone actor terrorist phenomenon, including the larger societal trends which may or may not have led to their acts of terrorism. With lone actor terrorism becoming an increasingly common threat, the contributors to this volume aim to answer the following questions: What…

    Hardback – 2016-02-15
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Asia's Latent Nuclear Powers

    Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

    By Mark Fitzpatrick

    If the nuclear weapons club were to further expand, would America’s democratic allies in Northeast Asia be among the next entrants?  Japan, South Korea and Taiwan all have robust civilian nuclear energy programmes that make them ‘virtual nuclear powers’ according to many analysts. All three once…

    Paperback – 2016-02-03
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Hamas, Jihad and Popular Legitimacy

    Reinterpreting Resistance in Palestine

    By Tristan Dunning

    This book investigates the many faces of Hamas and examines its ongoing evolution as a resistance organisation in the context of the Israel/Palestine conflict. Specifically, the work interrogates Hamas’ interpretation, reinterpretation and application of the twin concepts of muqawama (resistance)…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Ethics and the Future of Spying

    Technology, National Security and Intelligence Collection

    Edited by Jai Galliott, Warren Reed

    This volume examines the ethical issues generated by recent developments in intelligence collection and offers a comprehensive analysis of the key legal, moral and social questions thereby raised. Intelligence officers, whether gatherers, analysts or some combination thereof, are operating in a sea…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • The Evolution of Strategic Thought

    Classic Adelphi Papers

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies

    The Adelphi Papers monograph series is the International Institute for Strategic Studies' principal contribution to policy-relevant, original academic research. Collected on the occasion of the Institute's 50th anniversary, the twelve Adelphi Papers in this volume represent some of the finest…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

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