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  • Ethics and Military Strategy in the 21st Century

    Moving Beyond Clausewitz, 1st Edition

    By George R. Lucas, Jr.

    This book examines the importance of ‘military ethics’ in the formulation and conduct of contemporary military strategy. Clausewitz’s original analysis of war relegated ethics to the side-lines in favour of political realism, interpreting the proper use of military power solely to further the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • International Mediation in a Fragile World

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Carment, Evan Hoffman

    Contributions to this volume consider the importance of mediation in violent conflict. Practical and applied, this publication will be of interest to scholars, academics, policymakers and practitioners. It was originally published as a special issue of Canadian Foreign Policy Journal.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • From Bullets to Ballots

    The Transformation of Rebel Groups into Political Parties, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Ishiyama

    In recent years, an increasing amount of research has argued that the successful transformation of rebel organization into parties is critical to stable post-conflict peace and democratization. However, the process of the transformation of rebel groups into parties is not well understood. Under…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Democratization Special Issues

  • Fighting and Negotiating with Armed Groups

    The Difficulty of Securing Strategic Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By Samir Puri

    What constitutes an effective and realistic strategy for dealing with non-state armed groups? This question has bedevilled states the world over. From Colombia and FARC, Turkey and the PKK, the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the persistent insurgency in Iraq – the governments concerned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Neoliberalism and Terror

    Critical Engagements, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Christopher Baker-Beall, Lee Jarvis

    Terrorism and neoliberalism are connected in multiple, complex, and often camouflaged ways. This book offers a critical exploration of some of the intersections between the two, drawing on a wide range of case studies from the United States, United Kingdom, Brazil, and the European Union.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beatrice Heuser

    In early modern times, warfare in Europe took on many diverse and overlapping forms. Our modern notions of ‘regular’ and ‘irregular’ warfare, of ‘major war’ and ‘small war’, have their roots in much greater diversity than such binary notions allow for. While insurgencies go back to time immemorial,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Strategy Before Clausewitz

    Linking Warfare and Statecraft, 1400-1830, 1st Edition

    By Beatrice Heuser

    This collection of essays combines historical research with cutting-edge strategic analysis and makes a significant contribution to the study of the early history of strategic thinking. There is a debate as to whether strategy in its modern definition existed before Napoleon and Clausewitz. The…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Intelligence and Strategic Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Reliable information on potential security threats is not just the result of diligent intelligence work but also a product of context and culture. The volume explores the nexus between the intelligence process and strategic culture. How can and does the strategic outlook of the United States and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Climate Change, Conflict and Security

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Selby, Clemens Hoffmann

    Is global climate change likely to become a significant source of violent conflict, and should it therefore be seen as a national security challenge? Most Northern governments, militaries, think tanks and NGOs believe so, as do many academic researchers, on the grounds that increased temperatures,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of Strategic Thought

    Classic Adelphi Papers, 1st Edition

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies

    The Adelphi Papers monograph series is the International Institute for Strategic Studies' principal contribution to policy-relevant, original academic research. Collected on the occasion of the Institute's 50th anniversary, the twelve Adelphi Papers in this volume represent some of the finest…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

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