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  • Ethics, Technology and the American Way of War

    Cruise Missiles and US Security Policy

    By Reuben E. Brigety II

    A new investigation into how the advent of precision-guided munitions affects the likelihood of US policy makers to use force. As such, this is an inquiry into the impact of ethics, strategy and military technology on the decision calculus of national leaders. Following the first Gulf War in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Friendship in Politics

    Theorizing Amity in and between States

    Edited by Preston King, Graham M. Smith

    Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this volume throws light on the place of friendship in politics by connecting theoretical questions to empirical answers. Today, friendship and politics are most commonly viewed as distinct and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers

    Cooperation or Conflict

    Edited by Salvador Santino F. Regilme, James Parisot

    Over the last decade, the United States' position as the world's most powerful state has appeared increasingly unstable. The US invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, non-traditional security threats, global economic instability, the apparent spread of authoritarianism and illiberal politics, together…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • The Foreign Policies of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush

    A Comparative Perspective

    By Martin A. Smith

    This book offers a comparative analysis of the approaches, policies and records of the administrations of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, through an examination of key foreign policy issues that caused controversy and debate both during the 1990s and in the years since 9/11. In the post 9/11…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US Foreign Policy in The Horn of Africa

    From Colonialism to Terrorism

    By Donna Rose Jackson

    Examining American foreign policy towards the Horn of Africa between 1945 and 1991, this book uses Ethiopia and Somalia as case studies to offer an evaluation of the decision-making process during the Cold War, and consider the impact that these decisions had upon subsequent developments both…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Drug War in Latin America

    Hegemony and Global Capitalism

    By William Avilés

    Since the mid-1980s subsequent US governments have promoted a highly militarized and prohibitionist drug control approach in Latin America. Despite this strategy the region has seen increasing levels of homicide, displacement and violence. Why did the militarization of U.S. drug war policies in…

    Hardback – 2017-09-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • US Naval Strategy and National Security

    The Evolution of American Maritime Power

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-09-27 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • George W. Bush's Foreign Policies

    Principles and Pragmatism

    By Donette Murray, David Brown, Martin A. Smith

    This book offers a fresh assessment of George W. Bush’s foreign policies. It is not designed to offer an evaluation of the totality of George W. Bush’s foreign policy. Instead, the analysis will focus on the key aspects of his foreign and security policy record, in each case considering the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Doomsday or Deterrence?

    On the Antinuclear Issue

    By Ferenc Fehér, Agnes Heller

    Doomsday or Deterrence? argues against the majority of premises and conclusions of the antinuclear argument as existed in 1986 when this study was first published. Fehér and Heller’s study claims that social changes are important to curb technology trends that lean toward the construction of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Religious Problem with Religious Freedom

    Why Foreign Policy Needs Political Theology

    By Robert J. Joustra

    Rival understandings of the meaning and practice of the religious and the secular lead to rival public perspectives about religion and religious freedom in North America. This book explores how debates over the American Office of Religious Freedom and its International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • Religion and US Foreign Policy

    By Lee Marsden

    The events of 11 September 2001 opened a new century in which the old certainties about a secular international order were brought into sharp relief. Scholars and foreign policy analysts had largely accepted a secular worldview and paid little heed to the resurgent religious dimension around the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

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