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  • The 25 Issues that Shape American Politics

    Debates, Differences, and Divisions

    By Michael Kryzanek, Ann Karreth

    This book is organized to examine the major subjects taught in American politics through the lens of twenty-five hot button issues affecting American politics and policy today. These key issues reflect the ideas, principles, concerns, fears, morals, and hopes of the American people. The authors…

    Paperback – 2017-10-11 
    Routledge

  • US Naval Strategy and National Security

    The Evolution of American Maritime Power

    By Sebastian Bruns

    This book examines US naval strategy and the role of American seapower over three decades, from the late 20th century to the early 21st century. This study uses the concept of seapower as a framework to explain the military and political application of sea power and naval force for the United…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Modern Maritime Piracy

    Genesis, Evolution and Responses

    By Robert C. McCabe

    This book examines the complex phenomena of modern maritime piracy. The work offers a cutting-edge analysis of modern maritime piracy in the two most pirate-prone regions – southeast Asia and northeast Africa – from the late twentieth century to the modern day. These case studies present a detailed…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria

    The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-17

    By Akali Omeni

    This book offers a detailed examination of the counterinsurgency operations undertaken by the Nigerian military against Boko Haram between 2011 and 2017. Based on extensive fieldwork conducted with military units in Nigeria, Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria has two main aims. First, it…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge
    Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

  • George W. Bush's Foreign Policies

    Principles and Pragmatism

    By Donette Murray, David Brown, Martin A. Smith

    This book offers a fresh assessment of George W. Bush’s foreign policies. It is not designed to offer an evaluation of the totality of George W. Bush’s foreign policy. Instead, the analysis will focus on the key aspects of his foreign and security policy record, in each case considering the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from the Social Sciences

    Edited by Jessica Glicken Turnley, Kobi Michael, Eyal Ben-Ari

    This book sets out the major social scientific approaches to the study of Special Operations Forces. Despite consistent downsizing, over the past two decades the armed forces of the industrial democracies have seen a huge growth in Special Operations Forces (SOF). Through increasing numbers of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Doomsday or Deterrence?

    On the Antinuclear Issue

    By Ferenc Fehér, Agnes Heller

    Doomsday or Deterrence? argues against the majority of premises and conclusions of the antinuclear argument as existed in 1986 when this study was first published. Fehér and Heller’s study claims that social changes are important to curb technology trends that lean toward the construction of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • US National Cybersecurity

    International Politics, Concepts and Organization

    Edited by Damien Van Puyvelde, Aaron F. Brantly

    This volume explores the contemporary challenges to US national cybersecurity. Taking stock of the field, it features contributions by leading experts working at the intersection between academia and government and offers a unique overview of some of the latest debates about national cybersecurity.…

    Hardback – 2017-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

  • Russia’s New Ground Forces

    Capabilities, Limitations and Implications for International Security

    By Igor Sutyagin, Justin Bronk

    This Whitehall Paper provides an in-depth analysis of Russia’s Ground Forces, including airborne and naval troops. It examines their role in Russian foreign policy, reforms to units’ equipment and operational roles, performance during combat operations against Ukraine, and current unit deployment…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Operational Warfare at Sea

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Milan Vego

    This work explains and critically examines the main theoretical aspects of operational warfare at sea. It utilizes diverse examples from naval history, ranging from the ancient era to the present day, to offer a comprehensive description and analysis of the key components of operational warfare at…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Security, Strategy and Military Change in the 21st Century

    Cross-Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Jo Inge Bekkevold, Ian Bowers, Michael Raska

    This edited volume explores and analyses strategic thinking, military reform and adaptation in an era of Asian growth, European austerity and US rebalancing. A significant shift in policy, strategy and military affairs is underway in both Asia and Europe, with the former gaining increasing…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

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