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  • Understanding the Intelligence Cycle

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Phythian

    This book critically analyses the concept of the intelligence cycle, highlighting the nature and extent of its limitations and proposing alternative ways of conceptualising the intelligence process. The concept of the intelligence cycle has been central to the study of intelligence. As…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • The A - Z of Nuclear Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Jonathon Green

    First published in 1986, the purpose of this dictionary is to clarify the technology behind nuclear jargon. The entries deal with all areas of nuclear warfare: its strategies and tactics, personnel and weapons systems, arms control and disarmament talks. The terminology of the nuclear age expands…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • US Nuclear Weapons Policy After the Cold War

    Russians, 'Rogues' and Domestic Division, 1st Edition

    By Nick Ritchie

    This book offers an in-depth examination of America’s nuclear weapons policy since the end of the Cold War. Exploring nuclear forces structure, arms control, regional planning and the weapons production complex, the volume identifies competing sets of ideas about nuclear weapons and domestic…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Israel's Wars of Attrition

    Attrition Challenges to Democratic States, 1st Edition

    By Avi Kober

    This book analyzes the way Israel has coped with nine wars of attrition from the 1950s to the recent Second Lebanon War (2006), questioning the belief that Western democracy cannot sustain prolonged wars of attrition. Challenging Israel with attrition has been compatible with the 'Arab way of war',…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • America, Technology and Strategic Culture

    A Clausewitzian Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Brice Harris

    This book analyses the American way of war within the context of Clausewitzian theory. In doing so, it draws conclusions about the origins, viability, and technical feasibility of America’s current strategic approach. The author argues that the situation in which America has found itself in Iraq…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • The New Citizen Armies

    Israel’s Armed Forces in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart A. Cohen

    This edited book constitutes the first detailed attempt at a comparative international analysis of the transformations that are currently affecting the composition of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and their place in Israeli society. Focusing primarily on deviations from the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Citizens, Soldiers and National Armies

    Military Service in France and Germany, 1789–1830, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Hippler

    This book examines the creation of ‘national armies’ through compulsory military service in France and Prussia during the French Revolution and the Prussian Reform Period. The French Revolution tried to establish military and political structures in which the armed forces and society would merge.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • U.S. Military Strategy in the Gulf (Routledge Revivals)

    Origins and Evolution Under the Carter and Reagan Administrations, 1st Edition

    By Amitav Acharya

    First published in 1989, this title explores the nature and dimensions of the U.S. strategy in the Gulf in the formative years that followed the fall of the Shah, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq war. It describes the formation of the U.S. Rapid Deployment Joint…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Chant

    First published in 1987, The Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware provides, within a single volume, the salient technical and operational details of the most important weapons. The complete range of hardware used in land, sea and air forces throughout the world at the time of publication…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Handbook of British Regiments (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Chant

    Since the creation of the standing army in 1661, when each regiment was known by the name of its current colonel, there have been many reforms and rationalizations of the British army. From 31 cavalry regiments and 113 infantry regiments in 1881, at the time of this title’s first publication in…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Chant

    Codenames were a vital feature of World War II, serving as mental shorthand for those in the know, and obscuring the issues for those who were not. Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning of grand strategic moves affecting the conduct of the whole war, to the lowest command…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The CIA, the British Left and the Cold War

    Calling the Tune?, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Wilford

    Shortly after it was founded in 1947, the CIA launched a secret effort to win the Cold War allegiance of the British left. Hugh Wilford traces the story of this campaign from its origins in Washington DC to its impact on Labour Party politicians, trade unionists, and Bloomsbury intellectuals…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

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