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  • George W. Bush's Foreign Policies

    Principles and Pragmatism, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent

    Volume II: The Labour Government and the Polaris Programme, 1964-1970, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Jones

    Volume II of The Official History of the UK Strategic Nuclear Deterrent provides an authoritative and in-depth examination of the British government’s strategic nuclear policy from 1964 to 1970. Written with full access to the UK documentary record, Volume II examines the controversies that…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • Defence Inflation

    Perspectives and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Hartley, Binyam Solomon

    Defence inflation is a recurring factor in determining defence spending. It is widely reported in official government publications and in the trade press, but remains relatively neglected by defence and peace economists. In this book, international contributors from Finland, Norway, Sweden, the UK…

    Paperback – 2019-01-21
    Routledge

  • US National Cybersecurity

    International Politics, Concepts and Organization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Damien Van Puyvelde, Aaron 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.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

  • Indian Ocean Futures

    New Partnerships, New Alliances, and Academic Diplomacy, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • European Military Culture and Security Governance

    Soldiers, Scholars and National Defence Universities, 1st Edition

    By Tamir Libel

    This book offers the first systematic, comparative analysis of military education and training in Europe within the context of the post-Cold War security environment. Based on an analysis of military education institutions in the UK, Germany, Finland, Romania and the Baltic States, this book…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Drones and the Future of Air Warfare

    The Evolution of Remotely Piloted Aircraft, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Just War and the Ethics of Espionage

    1st Edition

    By Darrell Cole

    The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Nonlinear Science and Warfare

    Chaos, complexity and the U.S. military in the information age, 1st Edition

    By Sean T. Lawson

    This book examines the United States military’s use of concepts from non-linear science, such as chaos and complexity theory, in its efforts to theorise information-age warfare. Over the past three decades, the US defence community has shown an increasing interest in learning lessons from the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

  • Doomsday or Deterrence?

    On the Antinuclear Issue, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Pakistan's Nuclear Policy

    A Minimum Credible Deterrence, 1st Edition

    By Zafar Khan

    In May 1998, in reaction to India’s nuclear weapons tests, Pakistan tested six nuclear weapons. Following this, the country opted for a policy of minimum deterrence, and within a year Pakistan had altered its policy stance by adding the modifier of minimum ‘credible’ deterrence. This book looks at…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Understanding Military Doctrine

    A Multidisciplinary Approach, 1st Edition

    By Harald Hoiback

    This book puts military doctrine into a wider perspective, drawing on military history, philosophy, and political science. Military doctrines are institutional beliefs about what works in war; given the trauma of 9/11 and the ensuing 'War on Terror', serious divergences over what the message of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

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