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  • Violent Non-State Actors

    From Anarchists to Jihadists, 1st Edition

    By Ersel Aydinli

    Given the importance of violent non-state actors (VNSA) and their evolving role in global politics, dynamic frameworks of analysis are needed both to trace historical trajectories in the evolution of violent non-state actorness and to identify emerging patterns by examining modern day cases. This…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on Challenges, Crises and Dissent in World Politics

  • Field Confirmation Testing for Suspicious Substances

    1st Edition

    By Rick Houghton

    Frequently a substance found at a port of entry, waste site, laboratory triage facility, or even in a hazardous materials emergency will be labeled and purportedly identified. But law enforcement and other first responders cannot take this claim at face value, as the accuracy is not confirmed and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18
    CRC Press

  • The Challenge of Apartheid: UK–South African Relations, 1985–1986

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

    Edited by Patrick Salmon

    This volume examines diplomatic relations between the United Kingdom and South Africa during one of the most turbulent periods of the apartheid era. The crisis of apartheid that began in 1984 provoked international outrage on an unprecedented scale. This volume documents the attempt by the British…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge
    Whitehall Histories

  • Ethics, Law and Justifying Targeted Killings

    The Obama Administration at War, 1st Edition

    By Jack McDonald

    This book examines the normative debates around the American use of targeted killings. It questions whether the Obama administration’s defence of its use of targeted killings is cohesive or hypocritical. In doing so, the book departs from the disciplinary purpose of international law,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    Routledge

  • Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Origins of the Nuclear Order, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roland Popp, Liviu Horovitz, Andreas Wenger

    This volume offers a critical historical assessment of the negotiation of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) and of the origins of the nonproliferation regime. The NPT has been signed by 190 states and was indefinitely extended in 1995, rendering it the most successful…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

  • Russia's Securitization of Chechnya

    How War Became Acceptable, 1st Edition

    By Julie Wilhelmsen

    This book provides an in-depth analysis of how mobilization and legitimation for war are made possible, with a focus on Russia's conflict with Chechnya. Through which processes do leaders and their publics come to define and accept certain conflicts as difficult to engage in, and others as logical,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Western Mainstream Media and the Ukraine Crisis

    A Study in Conflict Propaganda, 1st Edition

    By Oliver Boyd-Barrett

    This book explores contemporary propaganda and mainstream Western news media, with reference to the Ukraine crisis. It examines Western media narratives of the immediate causes of the crisis, the respective roles of those who participated in or otherwise supported the demonstrations of 2013–2014 –…

    Paperback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge
    Media, War and Security

  • Post-Politics in Context

    1st Edition

    By Ali Riza Taskale

    As disciplines, Politics and International Relations remain dominated by ideas drawn from traditions of liberal internationalism and political realism in which political imagination is preoccupied with command and order, rather than with disruption and emancipation. Yet, they have failed to offer…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Radar Imaging for Maritime Observation

    1st Edition

    By Fabrizio Berizzi, Marco Martorella, Elisa Giusti

    Based on the experiences of the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Pisa and the Radar and Surveillance System (RaSS) national laboratory of the National Interuniversity Consortium of Telecommunication (CNIT), Radar Imaging for Maritime Observation presents the most recent…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    CRC Press
    Signal and Image Processing of Earth Observations

  • Terrorism, Talking and Transformation

    A Critical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Harmonie Toros

    Using rare field research, this book investigates whether and how talking may transform terrorist violence. Given the failings of today’s dominant counterterrorism strategy, is talking a viable policy option to transform conflicts marked by terrorist violence? This book examines the reasons why "…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Peacebuilding and International Administration

    The Cases of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo, 1st Edition

    By Niels van Willigen

    This book provides a detailed historical and political analysis of the role and effectiveness of international administration in statebuilding. It analyses how the international administrations in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo have attempted to create sustainable political institutions and to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Drones and the Future of Air Warfare

    The Evolution of Remotely Piloted Aircraft, 1st Edition

    By Michael P. Kreuzer

    This book examines the evolution of airpower and specifically the growth and proliferation of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPAs). While most existing literature examines either the law or ethics of RPAs, and some newer scholarship looks to the battlefield effectiveness (the gains from strikes versus…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

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