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  • Reshaping the Chinese Military

    The PLA's Roles and Missions in the Xi Jinping Era, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard A. Bitzinger, James Char

    This edited volume examines the recalibration of the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) roles and missions in China’s domestic and foreign policymaking since Xi Jinping’s ascension to power in late 2012. This book explores how China’s growing military prowess, along with Beijing’s ongoing shift away…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Making Mogadishu Safe

    Localisation, Policing and Sustainable Security, 1st Edition

    By Alice Hills

    This Whitehall Paper explores the ways in which Mogadishu’s inhabitants try to stay out of harm’s way, from security officials in the presidential compound of Villa Somalia to the city’s powerful district commissioners, from patrolling policemen to the women road-sweepers in the rubbish-filled…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Western Military Interventions After The Cold War

    Evaluating the Wars of the West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marek Madej

    This book offers an examination of the effectiveness of Western military interventions in the post-Cold War era. It constitutes a comprehensive, interdisciplinary analysis of the conditions, conduct and consequences of post-Cold War armed conflicts, in which Western states, acting as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Understanding Boko Haram

    Terrorism and Insurgency in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by James J. Hentz, Hussein Solomon

    The primary objective of this book is to understand the nature of the Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram’s goal of an Islamic Caliphate, starting in the Borno State in the North East that will eventually cover the areas of the former Kanem-Borno Empire, is a rejection of the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula

    The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Loup Samaan

    Strategic Hedging in the Arab Peninsula: The Politics of the Gulf-Asian Rapprochement offers a new perspective on the geopolitics of Gulf-Asian relations. Jean-Loup Samaan explores the dynamics underpinning the evolution of strategic partnerships between the Gulf States and Asian partners. He looks…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Vietnam, Territoriality and the South China Sea

    Paracel and Spratly Islands, 1st Edition

    By Hãn Nguyên Nguyễn Nhã

    Edited by Vinh-The Lam

    The conflict in the South China Sea, especially the sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly Islands, is of international interest and significance. Territorial claims from various countries impact on maritime freedom and result in the exploitation of natural resources in either international waters or…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Nuclear Command and Control Norms

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Salma Shaheen

    This book offers a new analytical framework for studying nuclear command and control (C2), based on a comparative study of four nuclear weapons states (NWS). The subject of nuclear operations management has long been shrouded in secrecy, and whilst the importance of nuclear C2 cannot be disputed,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • British Defence in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    By John Louth, Trevor Taylor

    This book analyses UK defence as a complex, interdependent public-private enterprise covering politics, management, society, and technology, as well as the military. Building upon wide-ranging applied research, with extensive access to ministers, policy makers, senior military commanders, and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Deterring Russia in Europe

    Defence Strategies for Neighbouring States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nora Vanaga, Toms Rostoks

    This edited volume examines deterrence and the defense efforts of European states neighboring Russia, following the Crimean intervention. Deterrence, after being largely absent from debates among academics and policy-makers for almost a quarter of a century, has made a comeback in Europe. Since…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • China’s Use of Military Force in Foreign Affairs

    The Dragon Strikes, 1st Edition

    By Markus B. Liegl

    This book explains why China has resorted to the use of large-scale military force in foreign affairs. How will China use its growing military might in coming crisis and existing conflicts? This book contributes to the current debate on the future of the Asia-Pacific region by examining why China…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • Critical Terrorism Studies at Ten

    Contributions, Cases and Future Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Jackson, Harmonie Toros, Lee Jarvis, Charlotte Heath-Kelly

    Critical Terrorism Studies emerged around 2007, in the context of the rapidly intensifying War on Terror. It was in this era that "terrorism" became a "growth industry" which generated a huge amount of academic research as well as social and political activity. Yet a yawning gap developed between…

    Hardback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • Security and Conflict in East Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew T. H. Tan

    Security and Conflict in East Asia provides a timely and thorough analysis of the sources and implications of conflict on the Korean peninsula, China and Japan, the three biggest economies in the world. This analysis provides the building blocks for effective solutions to manage these, and is a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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