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  • Naval Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Operations

    Stability from the Sea, 1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Wirtz, Jeffrey A. Larsen

    This edited volume explores stability, security, transition and reconstruction operations (SSTR), highlighting the challenges and opportunities they create for the US Navy. The book argues that SSTR operations are challenging because they create new missions and basing modes, and signal a return…

    Hardback – 2008-11-07
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Globalisation and Defence in the Asia-Pacific

    Arms Across Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Till, Emrys Chew, Joshua Ho

    This edited volume examines the impact of globalisation on the economies, security policies and military-industrial complexes of the Asia-Pacific region. The work is structured into three main parts. The first explores globalization and its general effects on the policy-making of the nation-state;…

    Hardback – 2008-10-03
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Intelligence Theory

    Key Questions and Debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Gill, Stephen Marrin, Mark Phythian

    This edited volume brings together a range of essays by individuals who are centrally involved in the debate about the role and utility of theory in intelligence studies. The volume includes both classic essays and new articles that critically analyse some key issues: strategic intelligence, the…

    Hardback – 2008-08-12
    Studies in Intelligence

  • The Palestinian Military

    Between Militias and Armies, 1st Edition

    By Hillel Frisch

    This book analyzes Palestinian attempts to create an organized military force from the period of the Mandate up to the present day. Beginning with a comparative overview of the relationship between insurgent movements and the quest to build up a standard military, the book looks, first, at how the…

    Hardback – 2008-03-10
    Middle Eastern Military Studies

  • Israeli Counter-Insurgency and the Intifadas

    Dilemmas of a Conventional Army, 1st Edition

    By Sergio Catignani

    This volume analyzes the conduct of the Israel Defence Forces’ (IDF) counter-insurgency operations during the two major Palestinian uprisings (1987-1993 and 2000-2005) in the Territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. It employs primary and secondary resources to produce a comprehensive analysis…

    Hardback – 2008-01-24
    Middle Eastern Military Studies

  • Imperial Defence

    The Old World Order, 1856–1956, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    This new collection of essays, from leading British and Canadian scholars, presents an excellent insight into the strategic thinking of the British Empire. It defines the main areas of the strategic decision-making process that was known as 'Imperial Defence'. The theme is one of…

    Hardback – 2007-11-15
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Military Balance in the Cold War

    US Perceptions and Policy, 1976-85, 1st Edition

    By David Walsh

    This book examines the impact of American perceptions of the military balance between the United States and the Soviet Union during the key period of 1976-1985. That decade witnessed the decline of the US-Soviet détente and the resurgence of superpower confrontation, often called the ‘Second Cold…

    Hardback – 2007-07-20
    Cold War History

  • War in Iraq

    Planning and Execution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas G. Mahnken, Thomas A. Keaney

    This volume provides a collection of insightful essays on all phases of the Iraq War: both US-led major combat operations to defeat the Ba’athist regime as well as efforts to reconstruct the country and defeat the insurgency. Written by leading scholars on the Iraq War, many of whom have practical…

    Hardback – 2007-04-05
    Strategy and History

  • Chinese Space Policy

    A Study in Domestic and International Politics, 1st Edition

    By Roger Handberg, Zhen Li

    This volume explains the beginnings and expansion of China's space program, analyzing how China is now able to hold such ambitions and how the interaction between technology, politics and economics has influenced the Chinese space program. It opens by tracing out the earlier development of the…

    Hardback – 2006-11-30
    Space Power and Politics

  • Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy

    India, Iraq and Israel, 1st Edition

    By Timothy D. Hoyt

    Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy re-examines military industrialization in the developing world, focusing on policy-making in producer states and the impact of security perceptions on such policy-making. Timothy D. Hoyt reassesses the role of regional state sub-systems in…

    Hardback – 2006-09-21
    Cass Military Studies

  • Transforming European Militaries

    Coalition Operations and the Technology Gap, 1st Edition

    By Gordon Adams, Guy Ben-Ari

    A unique look at European Network Enabled Capabilities (NEC) and their implications for transatlantic co-operation in future operations. Gordon Adams and Guy Ben-Ari identify the key requirements for improvement of Europe’s abilities as an international actor. They focus on national and…

    Hardback – 2006-07-20
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Managing Defence in a Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura R. Cleary, Teri McConville

    Although each state is unique it is possible to identify certain common problems and issues with respect to defence governance and management. Governance and Management of Defence is a unique introduction to all the key principles of governance and management through the clear identification of…

    Hardback – 2006-06-29
    Cass Military Studies

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