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  • 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

  • Understanding Contemporary Strategy

    1st Edition

    By Thomas M. Kane, David J. Lonsdale

    Understanding Contemporary Strategy provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of modern strategy. Covering all the main issues in the field, the book explores the major themes through a combination of classical and modern strategic theory, history and current…

    Paperback – 2011-10-24

  • War, Peace and International Relations

    An introduction to strategic history, 2nd Edition

    By Colin S. Gray

    War, Peace and International Relations provides an introduction to the strategic history of the past two centuries, showing how those 200 years were shaped and reshaped extensively by war. The book takes a broad view of what was relevant to the causes, courses, and consequences of wars. Written by…

    Paperback – 2011-10-21

  • A Perpetual Menace

    Nuclear Weapons and International Order, 1st Edition

    By William Walker

    Written by a leading scholar in the field of nuclear weapons and international relations, this book examines ‘the problem of order’ arising from the existence of weapons of mass destruction. This central problem of international order has its origins in the nineteenth century, when…

    Paperback – 2011-09-14
    Routledge Global Security 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

  • 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 Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Territory, War, and Peace

    1st Edition

    By John A. Vasquez, Marie T. Henehan

    This book presents a collection of new and updated essays on what has come to be known as the territorial explanation of war. The book argues that a key both to peace and to war lies in understanding the role territory plays as a source of conflict and inter-group violence. Of all the issues that…

    Paperback – 2010-07-12
    Contemporary Security Studies

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