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  • Rebels and Legitimacy

    Processes and Practices

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Legitimacy is generally a term that is associated with the state. The term surfaces when there are problems with state legitimacy—when it is lacking or absent. This present volume attempts to think through the relevance of the concept of legitimacy for other political actors than the state. Rebel…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31
    Routledge

  • Intelligence and Strategic Culture

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Reliable information on potential security threats is not just the result of diligent intelligence work but also a product of context and culture. The volume explores the nexus between the intelligence process and strategic culture. How can and does the strategic outlook of the United States and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • The Future of Intelligence

    Challenges in the 21st century

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Ben de Jong, Joop van Reijn

    This volume discusses the challenges the future holds for different aspects of the intelligence process and for organisations working in the field. The main focus of Western intelligence services is no longer on the intentions and capabilities of the Soviet Union and its allies. Instead, at…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Intelligence

  • The Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies. In recent years, and more specifically since the insurgency in…

    Paperback – 2014-03-31
    Routledge

  • Clausewitz and African War

    Politics and Strategy in Liberia and Somalia

    By Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Oil, diamonds, timber, food aid - just some of the suggestions put forward as explanations for African wars in the past decade. Another set of suggestions focuses on ethnic and clan considerations. These economic and ethnic or clan explanations contend that wars are specifically not fought by…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Modern War and the Utility of Force

    Challenges, Methods and Strategy

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Jan Angstrom

    This book investigates the use and utility of military force in modern war. After the Cold War, Western armed forces have increasingly been called upon to intervene in internal conflicts in the former Third World. These forces have been called upon to carry out missions that they traditionally…

    Paperback – 2012-03-29
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Understanding Victory and Defeat in Contemporary War

    Edited by Jan Angstrom, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Bringing together leading contributors in the field, this new volume analyzes how victory and defeat in modern war can be understood and explained. It does so by confronting two inter-related research problems: the nature of victory and defeat in modern war and the explanations of victory and…

    Paperback – 2008-07-07
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Rethinking the Nature of War

    By Jan Angstrom, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Have globalization, virulent ethnic differences, and globally operating insurgents fundamentally changed the nature of war in the last decade? Interpretations of war as driven by politics and state rationale, formulated most importantly by the 19th century practitioner Carl von Clausewitz, have…

    Paperback – 2004-12-13
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

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