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  • Understanding Insurgent Resilience

    Organisational Structures and Implications for Counterinsurgency, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Henshaw

    This book examines terrorist and insurgent organisations and seeks to understand how such groups persist for so long, while introducing a new strategic doctrine for countering these organisations. The work discusses whether familial or meritocratic insurgencies are more resilient to…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Military Coercion and US Foreign Policy

    The Use of Force Short of War, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie W. Sisson, James A. Siebens, Barry M. Blechman

    This book examines the use of military force as a coercive tool by the United States, using lessons drawn from the post-cold war era (1991-2018). The volume reveals that despite its status as sole superpower during the post-Cold War period, US efforts to coerce other states have failed as often as…

    Paperback – 2020-05-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Understanding Contemporary Air Power

    1st Edition

    By Viktoriya Fedorchak

    This book aims to explain air power to both military and civilian audiences in an accessible manner, approaching the topic in a balanced and systematic way. The past 100 years illustrates that air power is an inevitable feature of any type of modern warfare. It has a key role to play in any of the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge

  • Management and Military Studies

    Classical and Current Foundations, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Soeters

    This book connects findings and insights authored by famous scholars in management and organization studies with challenges the military is facing today. One assumes that management and organization studies is only about the rational, predictable, and manageable, and that military action is…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Defence Diplomacy

    Strategic Engagement and Interstate Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Daniel H. Katz

    This book analyzes examples of strategic engagement in order to identify the factors which contribute to the success or failure of defence diplomacy in preventing interstate conflict. For more than a century, nations have engaged in defence diplomacy to cultivate mutual understanding and mitigate…

    Hardback – 2020-04-08 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • India and Israel

    The Making of a Strategic Partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jayant Prasad, S. Samuel C. Rajiv

    India and Israel contextualises the varied aspects of the partnership between India and Israel, with a specific focus on the dominant driver — the defence engagement between the two sides, forged in the context of mutual complementarities. India’s broad-spectrum relationship with Israel transformed…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • European Defence Decision-Making

    Dilemmas of Collaborative Arms Procurement, 1st Edition

    By Antonio Calcara

    This book comparatively examines the preferences of four key arms-producing states towards European joint armaments programmes. The European defence market is characterised by a mixture of inter-state competition and European cooperation, and this work assesses why countries sometimes decide to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • Secrecy, Public Relations and the British Nuclear Debate

    How the UK Government Learned to Talk about the Bomb, 1970-83, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Salisbury

    This book constitutes an original archival history of government secrecy, public relations and the debate surrounding nuclear weapons in Britain from 1970 to 1983. The book contrasts the secrecy and near-silence of the Heath, Wilson and Callaghan governments on nuclear issues in the 1970s with the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-09 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • The Authorised History of British Defence Economic Intelligence

    A Cold War in Whitehall, 1929-90, 1st Edition

    By Peter Davies

    This book is the first history of UK economic intelligence and offers a new perspective on the evolution of Britain's national intelligence machinery and how it worked during the Cold War. British economic intelligence has a longer pedigree than the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) and was the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Government Official History Series

  • China and International Nuclear Weapons Proliferation

    Strategic Assistance, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Stålhane Hiim

    This book explores China’s approach to the nuclear programs in Pakistan, Iran, and North Korea. A major power with access to nuclear technology, China has a significant impact on international nuclear weapons proliferation, but its attitude towards the spread of the bomb has been inconsistent.…

    Paperback – 2020-01-14
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Modern Maritime Piracy

    Genesis, Evolution and Responses, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

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