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  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge
    Asian Security Studies

  • The Polish Crisis and Relations with Eastern Europe, 1979-1982

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

    Edited by Isabelle Tombs, Richard Smith

    This volume presents a collection of diplomatic documents describing Britain’s relations with Eastern Europe from 1979 to 1982, with special focus on the crisis in Poland. After coming to power in 1979, the Conservative Government of Margaret Thatcher reaffirmed a policy of ‘differentiation’…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • Geopolitics, Geography and Strategic History

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Sloan

    This volume examines geopolitics by looking at the interaction between geography, strategy and history. This book addresses three interrelated questions: why does the geographical scope of political objectives and subsequent strategy of states change? How do these changes occur? Over what period of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Geopolitical Theory

  • Culture and Defence in Brazil

    An Inside Look at Brazil's Aerospace Strategies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Filomena Fontes Ricco

    This volume examines the connection between culture and defence by providing an inside look at Brazil’s aerospace strategies. Brazil is becoming increasingly important geopolitically, and several studies have sought to further understanding of this new position in the international arena. This…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationship

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alan P. Dobson, Steve Marsh

    This book examines Winston Churchill’s role in the creation and development of the Anglo–American special relationship. Drawing together world leading and emergent scholars, this volume offers a critical celebration of Churchill’s contribution to establishing the Anglo–American special relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • Rethinking South China Sea Disputes

    The Untold Dimensions and Great Expectations, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Hui-Yi Tseng

    The proposed book draws on the on-going South China Sea dispute, and the multifaceted challenges wrought by the South China Sea issue that requires an inter-disciplinary perspective. It employs legal-analytical methods, to emphasize the nuances of the role and interpretation of international law…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Gendering Counterinsurgency

    Performativity, Embodiment and Experience in the Afghan ‘Theatre of War’, 1st Edition

    By Synne L. Dyvik

    This book analyses the various ways counterinsurgency in Afghanistan is gendered. The book examines the US led war in Afghanistan from 2001 onwards, including the invasion, the population-centric counterinsurgency operations and the efforts to train a new Afghan military charged with…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    War, Politics and Experience

  • European Recovery and the Search for Western Security, 1946-1948

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Volume XI, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gill Bennett, Patrick Salmon

    This volume documents the British Government’s response from mid-1946 to early 1948 to the twin challenges of economic recovery and the search for a meaningful Western security framework in the face of the increasing polarisation of Europe into Eastern and Western spheres of influence. Although…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • Piracy in Southeast Asia

    Trends, Hot Spots and Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carolin Liss, Ted Biggs

    This book combines multi-disciplinary ethnographic and theoretical approaches to examine piracy in Southeast Asia and the regional and international responses to this threat. During the piracy boom of the early to mid-2000s, the issue of piracy in Southeast Asia received substantial academic…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Missile-Defence Cooperation in the Gulf

    1st Edition

    By Michael Elleman, Toby Dodge

    Iran’s short- and medium-range ballistic missiles are instrumental to its military doctrine and deterrence strategy. Yet despite having long faced a direct threat from these missiles, the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council remain unable or unwilling to effectively coordinate and integrate…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24
    Routledge

  • India and the Global Game of Gas Pipelines

    1st Edition

    By Gulshan Dietl

    Gas pipelines constitute an important, yet unexplored, aspect of strategic geography. As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, India’s need for energy is paramount. Though surrounded by gas-rich regions – Myanmar and Bangladesh to the east, the Gulf to the west and Central…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge India

  • Nuclear Asymmetry and Deterrence

    Theory, Policy and History, 1st Edition

    By Jan Ludvik

    This book offers a broader theory of nuclear deterrence and examines the way nuclear and conventional deterrence interact with non-military factors in a series of historical case studies. The existing body of literature largely leans toward the analytical primacy of nuclear deterrence and it is…

    Hardback – 2016-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

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