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  • Sea Power and the Asia-Pacific

    The Triumph of Neptune?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey Till, Patrick Bratton

    With particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region, this book examines the rise and fall of sea powers. In the Asia-Pacific region there has been significant expansion of sea-based economies together with burgeoning naval power. Many claim that these processes will transform the world’s future…

    Paperback – 2013-10-07
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Network Centric Warfare and Coalition Operations

    The New Military Operating System, 1st Edition

    By Paul T. Mitchell

    This book argues that Network Centric Warfare (NCW) influences how developed militaries operate in the same fashion that an operating system influences the development of computer software. It examines three inter-related issues: the overwhelming military power of the United States; the growing…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Reimagining War in the 21st Century

    From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare, 1st Edition

    By Manabrata Guha

    This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the 'political'. In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War (NCW), this book traces the philosophical…

    Paperback – 2013-07-29
    Routledge Critical Security Studies

  • Political Economy and Grand Strategy

    A Neoclassical Realist View, 1st Edition

    By Mark R. Brawley

    This book examines traditional balance of power theory from a political-economic perspective, using historical examples, to draw out distinctions between the liberal and realist approach and how this affects grand strategy. The realist view of the balance of power theory includes implicit…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945

    1st Edition

    By James Sterrett

    This new book examines the development of Soviet thinking on the operational employment of their Air Force from 1918 to 1945, using Soviet theoretical writings and contemporary analyses of combat actions.…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Soviet (Russian) Study of War

  • Israeli Statecraft

    National Security Challenges and Responses, 1st Edition

    By Yehezkel Dror

    This book offers a systematic examination, analysis and evaluation of Israeli national security statecraft in terms of challenges and responses. Providing an in-depth analysis of Israeli statecraft challenges and responses, this interdisciplinary book integrates social science and security studies…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • Hamas and Suicide Terrorism

    Multi-causal and Multi-level Approaches, 1st Edition

    By Rashmi Singh

    This book analyses the root causes of suicide terrorism at both the elite and rank-and- file levels of the Hamas and also explains why this tactic has disappeared in the post-2006 period. This volume adopts a multi-causal, multi-level approach to analyse the use of suicide bombings by Hamas and…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    LSE International Studies Series

  • Nuclear Weapons and Cooperative Security in the 21st Century

    The New Disorder, 1st Edition

    By Stephen J. Cimbala

    This book looks at the prospects for international cooperation over nuclear weapons proliferation in the 21st century. Nuclear weapons served as stabilizing forces during the Cold War, or the First Nuclear Age, on account of their capability for destruction, the fear that this created among…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • US Military Innovation since the Cold War

    Creation Without Destruction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harvey Sapolsky, Benjamin Friedman, Brendan Green

    This book explains how the US military reacted to the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA), and failed to innovate its organization or doctrine to match the technological breakthroughs it brought about. Many called for the transformation of the US military in the years after the end of the Cold…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Strategy and History

  • Modern War and the Utility of Force

    Challenges, Methods and Strategy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Jan Angstrom

    This book investigates the use and utility of military force in modern war. After the Cold War, Western armed forces have increasingly been called upon to intervene in internal conflicts in the former Third World. These forces have been called upon to carry out missions that they traditionally…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Character of War in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Caroline Holmqvist-Jonsäter, Christopher Coker

    This edited volume addresses the relationship between the essential nature of war and its character at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The focus is on the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, situations that occupy a central role in international affairs and that have become highly…

    Paperback – 2011-07-26
    LSE International Studies Series

  • Private Security Contractors and New Wars

    Risk, Law, and Ethics, 1st Edition

    By Kateri Carmola

    This book addresses the ambiguities of the growing use of private security contractors and provides guidance as to how our expectations about regulating this expanding ‘service’ industry will have to be adjusted. In the warzones of Iraq and Afghanistan many of those who carry weapons are not…

    Paperback – 2011-06-06
    Contemporary Security Studies

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