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  • Military Innovation in Small States

    Creating a Reverse Asymmetry

    By Michael Raska

    This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the global diffusion of the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) and its impact on military innovation trajectories in small states. Although the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA) concept has enjoyed significant academic attention, the varying…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Maritime Strategy and Sea Control

    Theory and Practice

    By Milan Vego

    This book focuses on the key naval strategic objectives of obtaining and maintaining sea control. During times of war, sea control, or the ability of combatants to enjoy naval dominance, plays a crucial role in that side’s ability to attain overall victory. This book explains and analyzes in much…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • The Geography of Defence

    Edited by Michael Bateman, Raymond Riley

    Defence against military attack has had a considerable geographical impact. Urban morphology frequently owes more to the defence function than to any other, whilst local, regional and national economies are often intricately dependent on defence expenditure. It is also clear that the social…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Navies and Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    First published in 1977, this study offers a comprehensive, systematic and integrated survey of the important relationship between navies and the making and execution of foreign policy. Ken Booth explains the functions navies can perform in both war and peace, the influence they have on particular…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and outcome of the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, and its naval implications. The…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Maritime Diplomacy in the 21st Century

    Drivers and Challenges

    By Christian Le Mière

    This book aims to redefine maritime diplomacy for the modern era. Maritime diplomacy encompasses a spectrum of activities, from co-operative measures such as port visits, exercises and humanitarian assistance to persuasive deployment and coercion. It is an activity no longer confined to just…

    Paperback – 2015-10-01 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • The Arms Race in Asia

    Trends, causes and implications

    By Andrew T.H. Tan

    This book is the first systematic examination of the emerging arms race in Asia. The global trade in arms is to a large degree underpinned by the strong demand for arms in Asia and the Middle East, the two largest arms export markets in the world. Of these two regions Asia has become particularly…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Thinking About National Security

    Strategy, Policy, and Issues

    By Donald M. Snow

    Perhaps the most basic national security question that U.S. leaders and the body politic continuously face is where and under what circumstances to consider and in some cases resort to the use of armed force to ensure the country’s safety and well-being. The question is perpetual—but the answer is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Intelligence and Policy

    Problems with Politicization and Receptivity

    Edited by Stephen Marrin

    The relationship between intelligence organizations and the national security policymakers which they support has its ups and downs. Sometimes the relationship is a good one; communication flows and both sides benefit from the interaction, but sometimes difficulties arise and problems develop. For…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

  • The Future of Intelligence

    Challenges in the 21st century

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Ben de Jong, Joop van Reijn

    This volume discusses the challenges the future holds for different aspects of the intelligence process and for organisations working in the field. The main focus of Western intelligence services is no longer on the intentions and capabilities of the Soviet Union and its allies. Instead, at…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    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 – 2015-07-23
    Routledge

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