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  • Nuclear Asymmetry and Deterrence

    Theory, Policy and History

    By Jan Ludvik

    This book offers a broader theory of nuclear deterrence and examines the way nuclear and conventional deterrence interact with non-military factors in a series of historical case studies. The existing body of literature largely leans toward the analytical primacy of nuclear deterrence and it is…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Political and Humanitarian Responses to Syrian Displacement

    By Sarah Deardorff Miller

    This book examines Syrian displacement since the start of the 2011 conflict. It considers how neighboring refugee-hosting states--namely Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon--have responded to Syrian refugees, as well as how the international humanitarian community has assisted and protected refugees and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Modern Military Strategy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Elinor C. Sloan

    This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to post-Cold War military theory for students of strategic studies. This second edition has been fully revised and updated, including a new chapter on peacekeeping, and examines contemporary strategic thought on the conduct of war in the sea, land…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11 
    Routledge

  • Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Origins of the Nuclear Order

    Edited by Roland Popp, Liviu Horovitz, Andreas Wenger

    This volume offers a critical historical assessment of the negotiation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and of the origins of the nonproliferation regime. The NPT has been signed by 190 states and was indefinitely extended in 1995, rendering it the most successful…

    Hardback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge
    CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

  • Strategy in US Foreign Policy After the Cold War

    By Nicholas Kitchen

    This book studies the debates surrounding the grand strategy of the United States following the Cold War. It assesses the strategic ideas that have been advanced to conceptualise American foreign policy, grouping these thematically under the headings of primacy, neo-isolationism and liberal…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Ethics of Military Privatization

    The US Armed Contractor Phenomenon

    By David M. Barnes

    This book explores the ethical implications of using armed contractors, taking a consequentialist approach to this multidisciplinary debate. While privatization is not a new concept for the U.S. military, the public debate on military privatization is limited to legal, financial, and pragmatic…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Neutrality in Southeast Asia

    Concepts and Contexts

    By Nicholas Tarling

    This book analyses the notion of neutrality to the politics of the state in Southeast Asia. Distinguishing among neutrality, neutralism and neutralisation, it asks what relation do the concepts bear to the independence of states, and how do they relate to other forms of inter-state relations and to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Geoeconomics and Geosecurities in the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Timothy Doyle

    There are important changes in regional and global demographics ahead of us. A profound rise in the number of citizens in the Indian Ocean Region in the next fifty years will have significant impacts on the state, on the nature and operation of markets and the neo-liberal framework they operate in,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-05 
    Routledge

  • The CIA and the Congress for Cultural Freedom in the Early Cold War

    The Limits of Making Common Cause

    By Sarah Miller Harris

    This book questions the conventional wisdom about one of the most controversial episodes in the Cold War, and tells the story of the CIA's backing of the Congress for Cultural Freedom. For nearly two decades during the early Cold War, the CIA secretly sponsored some of the world’s most feted…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • German Reunification

    A Multinational History

    Edited by Frederic Bozo, Andreas Rodder, Mary Elise Sarotte

    This book provides a multinational history of German reunification based on empirical work by leading scholars. The reunification of Germany in 1989-90 was one of the most unexpected and momentous events of the twentieth century. Embedded within the wider process of the end of the Cold War, it…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Ethics, Law and Justifying Targeted Killings

    The Obama Administration at War

    By Jack McDonald

    This book examines the normative debates around the American use of targeted killings. It questions whether the Obama administration’s defence of its use of targeted killings is cohesive or hypocritical. In doing so, the book departs from the disciplinary purpose of international law,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • 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 – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

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