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  • US Foreign Policy Towards the Middle East

    The Realpolitik of Deceit

    By Bernd Kaussler, Glenn P. Hastedt

    This book offers a realist critique of US foreign policy toward the Middle East in the past decade. It critically examines four core foundations of contemporary US Middle East policy: US relations with Saudi Arabia after the Arab Spring; US diplomacy towards Iran and the Obama administration’s…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Challenging the U.S.-Led War on Drugs

    Argentina in Comparative Perspective

    By Sebastián Antonino Cutrona

    Challenging the U.S.-Led War on Drugs explores the cases that have resisted the U.S. pressure to adopt a militarized approach to fight against drug trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through a sweeping narrative history from the recovery of democracy in 1983 to the present, Cutrona…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Lobbying in EU Foreign Policy-making

    The case of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    By Benedetta Voltolini

    This book examines lobbying in EU foreign policy-making and the activities of non-state actors (NSAs), focusing on EU foreign policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It sheds light on the interactions between the EU and NSAs as well as the ways in which NSAs attempt to shape EU foreign policies…

    Paperback – 2017-03-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UACES Contemporary European Studies

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 
    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 – 2017-02-28 
    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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Chinese Public Diplomacy

    The Rise of the Confucius Institute

    By Falk Hartig

    This book presents the first comprehensive analysis of Confucius Institutes (CIs), situating them as a tool of public diplomacy in the broader context of China’s foreign affairs. The study establishes the concept of public diplomacy as the theoretical framework for analysing CIs. By…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Diplomacy Studies

  • The United States and Great Power Responsibility in International Society

    Drones, Rendition and Invasion

    By Wali Aslam

    This book evaluates American foreign policy actions from the perspective of great power responsibility, with three case studies: Operation Iraqi Freedom, American drone strikes in Pakistan and the post- 9/11 practice of extraordinary rendition. This book argues that the US invasion of Iraq in 2003…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    New International Relations

  • Assessing the War on Terror

    Western and Middle Eastern Perspectives

    Edited by Charles Webel, Mark Tomass

    This volume is a collection of articles that critically examine the efficacy, ethics, and impact of the War on Terror as it has evolved since 9/11. During the decade and a half of the Global War on Terror (GWOT), numerous books have considered the political, psychosocial, and economic impacts of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Chinese Foreign Policy Under Xi

    Edited by Tiang Boon Hoo

    There has been a discernable calibration of Chinese foreign policy since the ascension of Xi Jinping to the top leadership positions in China. The operative term here is adjustment rather than renovation because there has not been a fundamental transformation of Chinese foreign policy or "setting…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge
    Politics in Asia

  • Public Opinion, Legitimacy and Tony Blair’s War in Iraq

    By James Strong

    In the wake of the publication of the Chilcot report, this book reinterprets the relationship between British public opinion and the Blair government’s decision-making in the run-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. It highlights how the government won the parliamentary vote and got its war, but never…

    Hardback – 2017-02-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Foreign Policy Analysis

  • EU-US Cooperation on Internal Security

    Building a Transatlantic Regime

    By Dimitrios Anagnostakis

    This book analyses the cooperation between the European Union and the United States on internal security and counter-terrorism since the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In particular, four areas of cooperation are examined: customs and supply chain security; judicial cooperation (the mutual legal…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

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