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  • 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

  • Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Ken Booth

    Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and outcome of the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, and its naval implications. The…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • An International History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    A 50-year retrospective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Gioe, Len Scott, Christopher Andrew

    This edited volume addresses the main lessons and legacies of the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis from a global perspective. Despite the discoveries of recent research, there is still much more to be revealed about the handling of nuclear weapons before and during the Cuban Missile Crisis (CMC).…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Maritime Diplomacy in the 21st Century

    Drivers and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Christian Le Mière

      This book aims to redefine maritime diplomacy for the modern era. Maritime diplomacy encompasses a spectrum of activities, from co-operative measures such as port visits, exercises and humanitarian assistance to persuasive deployment and coercion. It is an activity no longer confined to just…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Contemporary Military Culture and Strategic Studies

    US and UK Armed Forces in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Alastair Finlan

    This book explores and compares the contemporary military cultures of the United States and the United Kingdom. The last decade has witnessed astonishing global events, from 9/11 and military operations in Afghanistan in the same year, to the military intervention in Libya in 2011. Western military…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The New Spatiality of Security

    Operational Uncertainty and the US Military in Iraq, 1st Edition

    By Caroline M. Croser

    This book provides a rigorous critical analysis of how the US military operates in Iraq, exploring the spatial practices of violence. Contemporary critical analyses of the United States’ involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan emphasise the hegemonic nature of the US military experience, while…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Nuclear Non-Proliferation

    A pragmatist framework for analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ursula Jasper

    This book examines the puzzle of why some states acquire nuclear weapons, whereas others refrain from trying to do so – or even renounce them. Based on the predominant theoretical thinking in International Relations it is often assumed that nuclear proliferation is inevitable, given the anarchic…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

  • The Arms Race in Asia

    Trends, causes and implications, 1st Edition

    By Andrew T.H. Tan

    This book is the first systematic examination of the emerging arms race in Asia. The global trade in arms is to a large degree underpinned by the strong demand for arms in Asia and the Middle East, the two largest arms export markets in the world. Of these two regions Asia has become particularly…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Propaganda and Intelligence in the Cold War

    The NATO information service, 1st Edition

    By Linda Risso

    This book offers the first account of the foundation, organisation and activities of the NATO Information Service (NATIS) during the Cold War. During the Cold War, NATIS was pivotal in bringing national delegations together to discuss their security, information and intelligence concerns and, when…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • Ballistic Missile Defence and US National Security Policy

    Normalisation and Acceptance after the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Futter

    This book examines the transformation in US thinking about the role of Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) in national security policy since the end of the Cold War. The evolution of the BMD debate after the Cold War has been complex, complicated and punctuated. As this book shows, the debate and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Understanding Deterrence

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith B. Payne

    For decades, the rational actor model served as the preferred guide for U.S. deterrence policy. It has been a convenient and comforting guide because it requires little detailed knowledge of an opponent’s unique decision-making process and yet typically provides confident generalizations about how…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

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