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  • Privatizing War

    A Moral Theory, 1st Edition

    By William Feldman

    This book offers a comprehensive moral theory of privatization in war. It examines the kind of wars that private actors might wage separate from the state and the kind of wars that private actors might wage as functionaries of the state. The first type of war serves to probe the ad bellum question…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23
    Routledge

  • Maritime Strategy and Sea Control

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Military Innovation in Small States

    Creating a Reverse Asymmetry, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-11-12
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Private Security Companies during the Iraq War

    Military Performance and the Use of Deadly Force, 1st Edition

    By Scott Fitzsimmons

    This book explores the use of deadly force by private security companies during the Iraq War. The work focuses on and compares the activities of the US companies Blackwater and Dyncorp. Despite sharing several important characteristics, such as working for the same client (the US State Department)…

    Hardback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

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

    Cross-Regional Perspectives, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The European Defence Agency

    Arming Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolaos Karampekios, Iraklis Oikonomou

    This volume provides a comprehensive understanding of the European Defence Agency (EDA), the leading EU armaments policy institution. Despite its critical role in European strategic and military affairs as the key hub of European policy-making in the field of armaments, the Agency has hitherto…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • The New Citizen Armies

    Israel’s Armed Forces in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart A. Cohen

    This edited book constitutes the first detailed attempt at a comparative international analysis of the transformations that are currently affecting the composition of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and their place in Israeli society. Focusing primarily on deviations from the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • International Military Operations in the 21st Century

    Global Trends and the Future of Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Per M. Norheim-Martinsen, Tore Nyhamar

    This book examines the challenges that military forces will face in multinational operations in the 21st century. Expanding on Rupert Smith’s The Utility of Force, the volume assesses the changing parameters within which force as a political instrument is ultimately carried out. By analysing nine…

    Hardback – 2015-01-26
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • South Asia's Nuclear Security

    1st Edition

    By Bhumitra Chakma

    South Asia is often viewed as a potential nuclear flashpoint and a probable source of nuclear terrorism. But, how valid are such perceptions? This book seeks to address this question and assesses the region’s nuclear security from two principal standpoints. First, it evaluates the robustness of the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • Nuclear South Asia

    Keywords and Concepts, 1st Edition

    By Rajesh Rajagopalan, Atul Mishra

    This dictionary provides a comprehensive and ready guide to the key concepts, issues, persons, and technologies related to the nuclear programmes of India and Pakistan and other South Asian states. This will serve as a useful reference especially as the nuclear issue continues to be an important…

    Hardback – 2014-08-29
    Routledge India

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