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  • Risk and Presidential Decision-making

    The Emergence of Foreign Policy Crises

    By Trenta Luca

    This book aims at gauging whether the nature of US foreign policy decision-making has changed after the Cold War as radically as a large body of literature seems to suggest, and develops a new framework to interpret presidential decision-making in foreign policy. It locates the study of risk in US…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • 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

  • An International History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    A 50-year retrospective

    Edited by David Gioe, Len Scott, Christopher Andrew

    This edited volume addresses the main lessons and legacies of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis from a global perspective. Despite the discoveries of recent research, there is still much more to be revealed about the handling of nuclear weapons before and during the Cuban Missile Crisis (CMC).…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Secrecy and the Media

    The Official History of the United Kingdom's D-Notice System

    By Nicholas John Wilkinson

    Secrecy and the Media is the first book to examine the development of the D-Notice system, which regulates the UK media's publication of British national security secrets.  It is based on official documents, many of which have not previously been available to…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Propaganda and Intelligence in the Cold War

    The NATO information service

    By Linda Risso

    This book offers the first account of the foundation, organisation and activities of the NATO Information Service (NATIS) during the Cold War. During the Cold War, NATIS was pivotal in bringing national delegations together to discuss their security, information and intelligence concerns and, when…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Routledge Companion to Intelligence Studies

    Edited by Robert Dover, Michael S. Goodman, Claudia Hillebrand

    The Routledge Companion to Intelligence Studies provides a broad overview of the growing field of intelligence studies. The recent growth of interest in intelligence and security studies has led to an increased demand for popular depictions of intelligence and reference works to explain the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy

    Truman, Secret Warfare and the CIA, 1945-53

    By Sarah-Jane Corke

    Based on recently declassified documents, this book provides the first examination of the Truman Administration’s decision to employ covert operations in the Cold War. Although covert operations were an integral part of America’s arsenal during the late 1940s and early 1950s, the majority of these…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08
    Routledge

  • Intelligence in the Cold War: What Difference did it Make?

    Edited by Michael Herman, Gwilym Hughes

    Intelligence was a major part of the Cold War, waged by both sides with an almost warlike intensity. Yet the question 'What difference did it all make?' remains unanswered. Did it help to contain the Cold War, or fuel it and keep it going? Did it make it hotter or colder? Did these large…

    Paperback – 2015-04-26
    Routledge

  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    A Critical Reappraisal

    Edited by Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes

    This volume brings together a collection of leading international experts to revisit and review our understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis, via a critical reappraisal of some of the key texts. In October 1962, humankind came close to the end of its history. The risk of catastrophe is now…

    Hardback – 2015-04-19
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

    By Various

    This 7-volume set reissues a range of classic out-of-print texts that cover a host of issues that have contributed to the development of modern East and South East Asia. With titles covering economics, politics, history, anthropology and security, this set provides the researcher with an essential…

    Hardback – 2015-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

  • People's War (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

    The Conditions and the Consequences in China and in South East Asia

    By J.L.S. Girling

    This book, first published in 1969, casts a critical eye over the problem of insurgency. The author sees insurgency not just as a matter of technique – military tactics or organizational skill – nor as the result of ‘force and fraud’, but as ‘people’s war’: the conditions in which the mass of the…

    Hardback – 2015-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

  • Behind the Myth (RLE Modern East and South East Asia)

    Business, Money and Power in Southeast Asia

    By James Clad

    For most people, the ‘economic miracle’ in Asia means Japanese, Korean or Taiwanese dynamism. Less is known about Southeast Asia, where economies grouping over 300 million people have clocked astounding growth rates since 1970. But fast growth is only part of the story. In this book, first…

    Hardback – 2015-04-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Modern East and South East Asia

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