Strategic Theory Products

  • War, Peace and Hegemony in a Globalized World

    The Changing Balance of Power in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandra Chari

    This book focuses on how the US could adapt its foreign policy initiatives to fit in with the growing aspirations of a multipolar world for a more balanced international order. Written by leading scholars, such as Joseph Nye, Eric Hobsbawm and Akira Iriye, the volume examines if the absence of a…

    Paperback – 2010-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Space and Defense Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Damon Coletta, Frances T. Pilch

    This edited volume introduces the reader to the role of space in military and defense strategy, and outlines some of the major foreign and domestic actors in the space arena, as well as constraints of law and treaties on activities in space. It also addresses science and technology as they relate…

    Paperback – 2010-01-15
    Routledge
    Space Power and Politics

  • The Psychology of Strategic Terrorism

    Public and Government Responses to Attack, 1st Edition

    By Ben Sheppard

    This new volume explores terrorism and strategic terror, examining how the public responds to terrorist attacks, and what authorities can do in such situations. The book uses a unique interdisciplinary approach, which combines the behavioural sciences and international relations, in order to…

    Paperback – 2009-12-21
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Special Forces, Strategy and the War on Terror

    Warfare By Other Means, 1st Edition

    By Alastair Finlan

    This volume undertakes a systematic analysis of the relationship between Special Forces and contemporary strategy, explaining the resurgence of interest in Special Forces, particularly in the West, by exploring their appeal over traditional conventional force options in the current ‘War on Terror’.…

    Paperback – 2009-11-16
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Chinese Strategic Culture and Foreign Policy Decision-Making

    Confucianism, Leadership and War, 1st Edition

    By Huiyun Feng

    Examining the major academic and policy debates over China’s rise and related policy issues, this book looks into the motivations and intentions of a rising China. Most of the scholarly works on China’s rise approach the question at a structural level by looking at the international system and the…

    Paperback – 2009-06-26
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Information Strategy and Warfare

    A Guide to Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Arquilla, Douglas A. Borer

    This volume develops information strategy as a construct equal in importance to military strategy as an influential tool of statecraft. John Arquilla and Douglas A. Borer explore three principal themes: the rise of the ‘information domain’ and information strategy as an equal partner alongside…

    Paperback – 2009-06-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The German 1918 Offensives

    A Case Study in The Operational Level of War, 1st Edition

    By David T. Zabecki

    This is the first study of the Ludendorff Offensives of 1918 based extensively on key German records presumed to be lost forever after Potsdam was bombed in 1944. In 1997, David T. Zabecki discovered translated copies of these files in a collection of old instructional material at the U.S. Army…

    Paperback – 2009-06-26
    Routledge
    Strategy and History

  • The Strategy of Terrorism

    How it Works, and Why it Fails, 1st Edition

    By Peter R. Neumann, M.L.R. Smith

    This is the first book to set out a comprehensive framework by which to understand terrorism as strategy. It contends that even terrorism of the supposedly nihilist variety can be viewed as a bona fide method for distributing means to fulfil the ends of policy, that is, as a strategy. The main…

    Paperback – 2009-03-05
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Global Insurgency and the Future of Armed Conflict

    Debating Fourth-Generation Warfare, 1st Edition

    Edited by Regina Karp, Aaron Karp, Terry Terriff

    This volume covers a timely debate in contemporary security studies: can armed forces adjust to the rising challenge of insurgency and terrorism, the greatest transformation in warfare since the birth of the international system?  Containing essays by leading international security scholars…

    Paperback – 2009-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Theoretical Roots of US Foreign Policy

    Machiavelli and American Unilateralism, 1st Edition

    By Thomas M. Kane

    This volume explores the reasons why American leaders from the 1700s onwards frequently adopt policies of unilateralism. Thomas M. Kane presents fresh explanations for America’s invasion of Iraq and defiance of international agreements, which go much deeper than conventional critiques of…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Strategic Culture and Ways of War

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Sondhaus

    A much-needed survey and synopsis of literature on strategic culture and ways of war. It clearly shows how national strategies and approaches to warfare are, to a significant extent, culturally determined. The concept of national ‘ways of war’ dates from the 1930s, when Basil H. Liddell Hart…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • America, the EU and Strategic Culture

    Renegotiating the Transatlantic Bargain, 1st Edition

    By Asle Toje

    This book provides a provocative analysis of relations between Europe and America during the tempestuous years 1998-2004. Analysing EU foreign policy, it concludes that the lessons learnt in interacting with America have been crucial in shaping the emerging EU strategic culture. The book…

    Paperback – 2008-11-30
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

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