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  • Modern Maritime Piracy

    Genesis, Evolution and Responses, 1st Edition

    By Robert C. McCabe

    This book examines the complex phenomena of modern maritime piracy.The work offers a cutting-edge analysis of modern maritime piracy in the two most pirate-prone regions – southeast Asia and northeast Africa – from the late twentieth century to the modern day. These case studies present a detailed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • US Strategic Arms Policy in the Cold War

    Negotiation and Confrontation over SALT, 1969-1979, 1st Edition

    By David Tal

    This book examines the negotiations between the USA and the USSR on the limitation of strategic arms during the Cold War, from 1969 to 1979.The negotiations on the limitation of strategic arms, which were concluded in two agreements SALT I and SALT II (with only the first ratified), marked a major…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Special Operations Forces in the 21st Century

    Perspectives from the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Glicken Turnley, Kobi Michael, Eyal Ben-Ari

    This book sets out the major social scientific approaches to the study of Special Operations Forces. Despite consistent downsizing, over the past two decades the armed forces of the industrial democracies have seen a huge growth in Special Operations Forces (SOF). Through increasing numbers of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Territorial Designs and International Politics

    Inside-out and Outside-in, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boaz Atzili, Burak Kadercan

    Territory is back with a vengeance. Although territorial politics never really went away, it was often perceived that way in public discussion and among scholars. The territorial conflicts of the last several years, however, have raised new academic and policy questions, revived old debates that…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • US Naval Strategy and National Security

    The Evolution of American Maritime Power, 1st Edition

    By Sebastian Bruns

    This book examines US naval strategy and the role of American seapower over three decades, from the late 20th century to the early 21st century. This study uses the concept of seapower as a framework to explain the military and political application of sea power and naval force for the United…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria

    The Military and Operations against Boko Haram, 2011-2017, 1st Edition

    By Akali Omeni

    This book offers a detailed examination of the counter-insurgency operations undertaken by the Nigerian military against Boko Haram between 2011 and 2017. Based on extensive fieldwork conducted with military units in Nigeria, Counter-Insurgency in Nigeria has two main aims. First, it…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • China's Policy towards the South China Sea

    When Geopolitics Meets the Law of the Sea, 1st Edition

    By Lingqun Li

    This book provides an explanation of Chinese policy towards the South China Sea, and argues that this has been sculpted by the changing dynamics of the law of the sea in conjunction with regional geopolitical flux.The past few decades have witnessed a bifurcated trend in China’s management of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Counterinsurgency, Security Forces, and the Identification Problem

    Distinguishing Friend From Foe, 1st Edition

    By Jr Magruder

    This book presents a theory and empirical evidence for how security forces can identify militant suspects during counterinsurgency operations.A major oversight on the part of academics and practitioners has been to ignore the critical antecedent issue common to persuasion and coercion…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Sovereignty and Jurisdiction in Airspace and Outer Space

    Legal Criteria for Spatial Delimitation, 1st Edition

    By Gbenga Oduntan

    Sovereignty and jurisdiction are legal doctrines of a complex nature, which have been subject to differing interpretations by scholars in legal literature. The tridimensionality of state territory recognised under customary international law subsists until the present but there are other…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Intelligence Elites and Public Accountability

    Relationships of Influence with Civil Society, 1st Edition

    By Vian Bakir

    This book provides a definitive overview of the relationships of influence between civil society and intelligence elites. The secrecy surrounding intelligence means that publication of intelligence is highly restricted, barring occasional whistle-blowing and sanitised official leaks. These…

    Paperback – 2019-12-16 
    Routledge

  • People’s War

    Variants and Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas A Marks, Paul Rich

    Far from being an anachronism, much less a kit-bag of techniques, people’s war raises what has always been present in military history, irregular warfare, and fuses it symbiotically with what has likewise always been present politically, rebellion and the effort to seize power. The result is a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge

  • Xinjiang and the Chinese State

    Violence in the Reform Era, 1st Edition

    By Debasish Chaudhuri

    This book focuses on the nature of ethno-national conflicts and impacts of ideological orientation of the Communist Party of China (CPC) towards the national question in the context of Han nationalism and political, economic and security policies towards Xinjiang. Violence in Xinjiang since the mid…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India

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