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  • Power Shifts, Strategy and War

    Declining States and International Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Dong Sun Lee

    Marked changes in the balance of power between states in the international system are generally seen by IR scholars as among the most common causes of war. This book explains why such power shifts lead to war breaking out in some cases, but not in others. In contrast to existing approaches, this…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • The Royal Navy and Anti-Submarine Warfare, 1917-49

    1st Edition

    By Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    An essential new account of how anti-submarine warfare is conducted, with a focus on both historic and present-day operations.   This new book shows how until 1944 U-boats operated as submersible torpedo craft which relied heavily on the surface for movement and…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Countering the Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

    NATO and EU Options in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    By Thanos P. Dokos

    As counter-profileration is expected to become the central element in the new national security policy of the US, such actions will constitute a central element of every major international conflict in the first decades of the 21st century. One of the most important geostrategic phenomena of the…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Maritime Challenges and Priorities in Asia

    Implications for Regional Security, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua Ho, Sam Bateman

    Maritime issues are particularly important for Asian countries, where there is a high reliance on shipping routes for international trade, many difficult disputes over maritime boundaries, and the prospect of increasing tensions where maritime power might play a significant role. This book uses…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • The RAF and Aircraft Design

    Air Staff Operational Requirements 1923-1939, 1st Edition

    By Colin S Sinnott

    This work examines the evolution of the RAF's operational requirements for its home defence air force - for bombers to mount a deterrent counter offensive and for fighters to provide direct defence of Britain. It discusses the management processes, policies and decisions relevant to operational…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Studies in Air Power

  • The Military Balance in the Cold War

    US Perceptions and Policy, 1976-85, 1st Edition

    By David Walsh

    This book examines the impact of American perceptions of the military balance between the United States and the Soviet Union during the key period of 1976-1985. That decade witnessed the decline of the US-Soviet détente and the resurgence of superpower confrontation, often called the ‘Second Cold…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Cold War History

  • Military Transformation and Strategy

    Revolutions in Military Affairs and Small States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Loo

    This book explores the idea of a ‘revolution in military affairs’ (RMA), which underpins the transformational agenda of the US military, and examines its implications for smaller states. The strategic studies literature on the RMA tends to be American-centric and directed towards the strategic…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • The Southern Flank in Crisis, 1973-1976

    Series III, Volume V: Documents on British Policy Overseas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon

    A fascinating collection of British foreign policy documents covering reactions in Whitehall to political change and revolution in the Mediterranean basin from 1973 to 1976. This volume contains many previously unpublished documents, including Joint Intelligence Committee papers, which cast new…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17
    Whitehall Histories

  • Living Together After Ethnic Killing

    Exploring the Chaim Kaufman Argument, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roy Licklider, Mia Bloom

    This volume attempts to critically analyze Chaim Kaufman's ideas from various methodological perspectives, with the view of further understanding how stable states may arise after violent ethnic conflict and to generate important debate in the area. After the Cold War, the West became optimistic of…

    Paperback – 2014-07-17

  • Constructing America's Freedom Agenda for the Middle East

    Democracy or Domination, 1st Edition

    By Oz Hassan

    This book explores how George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda for the Middle East and North Africa was conceived and implemented as an American national interest, from the Bush era right through to the initial stages of the Obama administration. It highlights how the crisis presented by September 11 2001…

    Paperback – 2014-07-04
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Conscription in the Napoleonic Era

    A Revolution in Military Affairs?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Stoker, Frederick C. Schneid, Harold D. Blanton

    This edited volume explores conscription in the Napoleonic era, tracing the roots of European conscription and exploring the many methods that states used to obtain the manpower they needed to prosecute their wars. The levée-en-masse of the French Revolution has often been cited as a ‘Revolution…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30
    Cass Military Studies

  • Ancient China on Postmodern War

    Enduring Ideas from the Chinese Strategic Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Sun Tzu and other classical Chinese strategic thinkers wrote in an era of social, economic and military revolution, and hoped to identify enduring principles of war and statecraft. The twenty-first century is a time of similarly revolutionary change, and this makes their ideas of particular…

    Paperback – 2014-05-19
    Cass Military Studies

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