Strategic Theory Products

  • Understanding Victory and Defeat in Contemporary War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Angstrom, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Bringing together leading contributors in the field, this new volume analyzes how victory and defeat in modern war can be understood and explained. It does so by confronting two inter-related research problems: the nature of victory and defeat in modern war and the explanations of victory and…

    Paperback – 2008-07-07
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Special Operations and Strategy

    From World War II to the War on Terrorism, 1st Edition

    By James D. Kiras

    James D. Kiras shows how a number of different special operations, in conjunction with more conventional military actions, achieve and sustain strategic effect(s) over time. In particular, he argues that the root of effective special operations lies in understanding the relationship existing…

    Paperback – 2007-09-21
    Strategy and History

  • Corporate Soldiers and International Security

    The Rise of Private Military Companies, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Kinsey

    This book traces the history of private military companies, with a special focus on UK private forces. Christopher Kinsey examines the mercenary companies that filled the ranks of many European armies right up to the 1850s, the organizations that operated in Africa in the 1960s and early 1970s, the…

    Paperback – 2007-08-31
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Information Warfare in Business

    Strategies of Control and Resistance in the Network Society, 1st Edition

    By Iain Munro

    Information Warfare in Business provides a significant and interesting perspective on the concept of the network organization. It illustrates the relations between information technology and organization, and in particular, between business organizations and the recent revolution in military…

    Paperback – 2007-02-28

  • Missile Defence

    International, Regional and National Implications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sten Rynning, Bertel Heurlin

    The missile defence policy of the US plays a crucial role in international affairs and is normally studied from a US perspective. This book is different, it delivers a sharp analysis of regional and national variations and integrates them with US viewpoints to present a&…

    Paperback – 2006-05-01
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Warfighting and Disruptive Technologies

    Disguising Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Terry Pierce

    Occasionally, militaries during times of peace achieve major warfighting innovations. Terry Pierce calls these 'disruptive innovations'. The more common innovation phenomenon, however, has been that of integrating new technologies to help perform existing missions better and not change them…

    Paperback – 2004-12-24
    Strategy and History

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