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  • Operational Warfare at Sea

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Milan Vego

    This work explains and critically examines the main theoretical aspects of operational warfare at sea. It utilizes diverse examples from naval history, ranging from the ancient era to the present day, to offer a comprehensive description and analysis of the key components of operational warfare at…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • 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

  • Modern Military Strategy

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Elinor C. Sloan

    This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to post-Cold War military theory for students of strategic studies. This second edition has been fully revised and updated, including a new chapter on peacekeeping, and examines contemporary strategic thought on the conduct of war in the sea, land…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    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

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • The Onset of World War (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Manus I. Midlarsky

    First published in 1988, this historical and quantitative analysis of war defines systemic world wars as conflicts of wide scope and intensity, which leave profound historical legacies in their wake. Manus Midlarsky examines various possible explanations for the onset of such past wars as the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Internationalization of Communal Strife (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manus I. Midlarsky

    First published in 1992, this edited collection argues that conflicts have a growing tendency both to intensify and to lengthen, thus increasing the likelihood of external actors being drawn into the on-going violence. Here, leading experts in comparative and international politics examine this…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Strategy and Ethnocentrism (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Ken Booth

    Ken Booth’s study, first published in 1979, investigates the way in which cultural distortions have affected the theory and execution of strategy. Its aim is to illustrate the importance of ethnocentrism in all areas of the subject, to follow through its implications and to suggest approaches to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Navies and Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Ken Booth

    First published in 1977, this study offers a comprehensive, systematic and integrated survey of the important relationship between navies and the making and execution of foreign policy. Ken Booth explains the functions navies can perform in both war and peace, the influence they have on particular…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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