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  • Space Warfare in the 21st Century

    Arming the Heavens

    By Joan Johnson-Freese

    This book examines the recent shift in US space policy and the forces that continually draw the US back into a space-technology security dilemma. The dual-use nature of the vast majority of space technology, meaning of value to both civilian and military communities and being unable to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • 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

  • 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 US military, the public debate on military privatization is limited to legal, financial, and pragmatic…

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

  • National Security

    6th Edition

    By Donald M. Snow

    This text analyzes the history, evolution, and processes of national security policies. It examines national security from two fundamental fault lines--the end of the Cold War and the evolution of contemporary terrorism, dating from the 9/11 terrorist attacks and tracing their path up to the…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge

  • Defence Planning and Uncertainty

    Preparing for the Next Asia-Pacific War

    By Stephan Fruhling

    How can countries decide what kind of military forces they need, if threats are uncertain and history is full of strategic surprises? This is a question that is more pertinent than ever, as countries across the Asia-Pacific are faced with the military and economic rise of China. Uncertainty is…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Indian Ocean Futures

    New Partnerships, New Alliances, and Academic Diplomacy

    Edited by Timothy Doyle, Graham Seal

    Indian Ocean studies, which once lagged behind studies of the Atlantic and the Pacific, is an important emerging academic field which has come into its own. In the next fifty years, the Indian Ocean Region will become very significant as a result of enormous demographic changes. What was the Ocean…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge

  • Media Strategy and Military Operations in the 21st Century

    Mediatizing the Israel Defence Forces

    By Michal Shavit

    This book applies the concept of mediatization to the contemporary dynamic between war, media and society, with a focus on the Israel Defence Forces (IDF). Since the beginning of the 21st century the IDF has undergone an intensive process of mediatization that has transformed the media into an…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention

    Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications

    Edited by Mike Aaronson, Wali Aslam, Tom Dyson, Regina Rauxloh

    This book explores whether the new capabilities made possible by precision-strike technologies are reshaping approaches to international intervention. Since the end of the Cold War, US technological superiority has led to a more proactive and, some would argue, high risk approach to international…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Privatizing War

    A Moral Theory

    By William Feldman

    This book offers a comprehensive moral theory of privatization in war. It examines the kind of wars that private actors might wage separate from the state and the kind of wars that private actors might wage as functionaries of the state. The first type of war serves to probe the ad bellum question…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Drones and the Future of Air Warfare

    The Evolution of Remotely Piloted Aircraft

    By Michael P. Kreuzer

    This book examines the evolution of airpower and specifically the growth and proliferation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs). While most existing literature examines either the law or ethics of RPAs, and some newer scholarship looks to the battlefield effectiveness (the gains from strikes versus…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • International Military Operations in the 21st Century

    Global Trends and the Future of Intervention

    Edited by Per M. Norheim-Martinsen, Tore Nyhamar

    This book examines the challenges that military forces will face in multinational operations in the 21st century. Expanding on Rupert Smith’s The Utility of Force, the volume assesses the changing parameters within which force as a political instrument is ultimately carried out. By analysing nine…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Armed Conflict Survey 2016

    2nd Edition

    Edited by The International Institute of Strategic Studies IISS

    The Armed Conflict Survey is an annual publication from the International Institute for Strategic Studies, publisher of yearly reference work on national defence capabilities The Military Balance and annual review of world affairs Strategic Survey. The book is edited by Nigel Inkster, Director of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge

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