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  • Understanding Cyber-Warfare

    Politics, Policy and Strategy

    By Christopher Whyte, Brian Mazanec

    This textbook offers an accessible introduction to the emerging subfield of cyber warfare. The international relations, policy, doctrine, strategy, and operational issues associated with computer attack, computer exploitation, and computer defense are collectively referred to as cyber warfare…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 

  • Seapower

    A Guide for the Twenty-First Century, 4th Edition

    By Geoffrey Till

    This is the fourth, revised and updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the 21st Century. The rise of the Chinese and other Asian navies, worsening quarrels over maritime jurisdiction and the United States’ maritime pivot towards the Asia-Pacific region reminds us that the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31 
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Commercial Insurgencies in the Networked Society

    Explaining the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia

    By Oscar Palma

    This book uses the frameworks of networked and complex insurgencies as discussed within the fields of criminology and strategic studies to explore FARC as a ‘commercial insurgency’. Traditional dominant narratives tend to explain the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in a rather…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

  • Intelligence Oversight in the Twenty-First Century

    Accountability in a Changing World

    Edited by Ian Leigh, Njord Wegge

    This book discusses how the new climate of international relations and the Snowden disclosures are affecting security and intelligence agencies and their oversight. While the Cold War period represented a situation with stable threat scenarios, the period since the breakdown of the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31 
    Studies in Intelligence

  • The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War, Volume II, 1942-1943

    The Fleet Air Arm in Transition – the Mediterranean, Battle of the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean

    Edited by Ben Jones

    This is the second of three volumes covering the transformation of the Fleet Air Arm during the Second World War. As the subtitle of this volume ‘The Fleet Air Arm in Transition’ suggests, the years 1942-1943 marked a stepping stone between the small pre-war cadre operating from a small number of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23 
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • No Fly Zones and International Security

    Seizing the Airspace

    By Stephen D. Wrage, Scott A. Cooper

    This book discusses the limitations of the practice of imposing no fly zones and considers the potential utility of a no fly zone in the case of Syria. Imposing no fly zones on governments that use force from the air against their own people has been a practice of the United States since the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Naval Powers in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific

    Edited by Howard M Hensel, Amit Gupta

    A vital component of the interdependent global economy, maritime transit routes are nowhere more critical than those traversing the Indian Ocean and the Western Pacific. Previously, areas of the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific have been viewed as separate and discrete political, economic, and…

    Hardback – 2018-05-08 

  • Armed Conflict Survey 2018

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Armed Conflict Survey provides in-depth analysis of the political, military and humanitarian dimensions of all major armed conflicts, as well as data on fatalities, refugees and internally displaced persons. Compiled by the IISS, publisher of The Military Balance, it is the standard reference…

    Paperback – 2018-05-08 

  • NATO and the Crisis in the International Order

    The Atlantic Alliance and Its Enemies

    By Magnus Petersson, Benjamin Schreer

    This book presents a cutting edge analysis of NATO's  current position, role and importance during this period of geopolitical change and crisis in the international order. The rules-based international order is in serious crisis. Revisionist and authoritarian major powers such…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01 

  • Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Authorised History of British Economic and Defence Intelligence

    A War in Whitehall, 1929-90

    By Peter Davies

    This book is the first history of UK economic intelligence and offers a new perspective on the evolution of Britain’s national intelligence machinery and how it worked during the Cold War. British economic intelligence has a longer pedigree than the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) and was the…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Government Official History Series

  • People’s War

    Variants and Responses

    Edited by Thomas A Marks, Paul Rich

    Far from being an anachronism, much less a kit-bag of techniques, people’s war raises what has always been present in military history, guerrilla warfare, and fuses it symbiotically with what has likewise always been present politically, rebellion and the effort to seize power. The result is a…

    Hardback – 2018-04-20 

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