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  • 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

  • US Naval Strategy and National Security

    The Evolution of American Maritime Power, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria

    The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017, 1st Edition

    By Akali Omeni

    This book offers a detailed examination of the counter-insurgency 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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

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