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  • Europe, Strategy and Armed Forces

    The making of a distinctive power, 1st Edition

    By Sven Biscop, Jo Coelmont

    This book examines how the European Union can pursue a grand strategy and become a distinct global actor in a world of emerging great powers. At the grand strategic level, its sheer economic size makes the EU a global power. However, the EU needs to take into account that many international actors…

    Paperback – 2013-08-08
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Reimagining War in the 21st Century

    From Clausewitz to Network-Centric Warfare, 1st Edition

    By Manabrata Guha

    This book interrogates the philosophical backdrop of Clausewitzian notions of war, and asks whether modern, network-centric militaries can still be said to serve the 'political'. In light of the emerging theories and doctrines of Network-Centric War (NCW), this book traces the philosophical…

    Paperback – 2013-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Security Studies

  • Pakistan's War on Terrorism

    Strategies for Combating Jihadist Armed Groups since 9/11, 1st Edition

    By Samir Puri

    This book examines Pakistan's strategies in the war against Islamist armed groups that began late 2001, following the 9/11 attacks. The significance of the war inside Pakistan can hardly be understated. Starting in the tribal territories adjacent to Afghanistan, Pakistan’s war has come to engulf…

    Paperback – 2013-06-25
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • India and Counterinsurgency

    Lessons Learned, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sumit Ganguly, David P. Fidler

    This edited volume focuses on India's experiences waging counterinsurgency campaigns since its independence in 1947. Filling a clear gap in the literature, the book traces and assess the origins, evolution and current state of India's counterinsurgency strategies and capabilities, focusing on key…

    Paperback – 2013-05-31
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Political Economy and Grand Strategy

    A Neoclassical Realist View, 1st Edition

    By Mark R. Brawley

    This book examines traditional balance of power theory from a political-economic perspective, using historical examples, to draw out distinctions between the liberal and realist approach and how this affects grand strategy. The realist view of the balance of power theory includes implicit…

    Paperback – 2013-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Self-Determination in the Post-9/11 Era

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Chadwick

    This book discusses the increasing tendency in certain government quarters to incorporate struggles by peoples for their self-determination into the wider anti-terrorist agenda of the post-9/11 era. This tendency distorts the laws of armed conflict and of peace alike. As inter-state anti-terrorist…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945

    1st Edition

    By James Sterrett

    This new book examines the development of Soviet thinking on the operational employment of their Air Force from 1918 to 1945, using Soviet theoretical writings and contemporary analyses of combat actions.…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Soviet (Russian) Study of War

  • US Hypersonic Research and Development

    The Rise and Fall of 'Dyna-Soar', 1944-1963, 1st Edition

    By Roy F. Houchin II

    An essential new account of some of the most valuable research and development in international military history. Roy F. Houchin II shows how the roots of US Air Force hypersonic research and development are grounded in Army Air Force General Henry H. 'Hap' Arnold's identification of the need…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Space Power and Politics

  • A Global Security Triangle

    European, African and Asian interaction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valeria Bello, Belachew Gebrewold

    This book considers the interactions between Africa, Asia and Europe, analysing the short and long term strategies various states have adopted to external relations. The urgency attached to the agenda of international terrorism and human and drugs- trafficking has forced the European Union into new…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Routledge/GARNET series

  • Russia and the Cult of State Security

    The Chekist Tradition, From Lenin to Putin, 1st Edition

    By Julie Fedor

    This book explores the mythology woven around the Soviet secret police and the Russian cult of state security that has emerged from it. Tracing the history of this mythology from the Soviet period through to its revival in contemporary post-Soviet Russia, the volume argues that successive Russian…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • The End of the Cold War and The Third World

    New Perspectives on Regional Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Artemy Kalinovsky, Sergey Radchenko

    This book brings together recent research on the end of the Cold War in the Third World and engages with ongoing debates about regional conflicts, the role of great powers in the developing world, and the role of international actors in conflict resolution. Most of the recent scholarship on the…

    Paperback – 2013-03-15
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • 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
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

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