BESA Studies in International Security

Series Editor: Efraim Inbar

  • US Foreign Policy and Global Standing in the 21st Century

    Realities and Perceptions

    Edited by Efraim Inbar, Jonathan Rynhold

    This book examines US foreign policy and global standing in the 21st Century. The United States is the most powerful actor in world politics today. Against this backdrop, the present volume examines how the foreign policies pursued by Presidents’ George W. Bush and Barack Obama have affected elite…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • The Arab Spring, Democracy and Security

    Domestic and International Ramifications

    Edited by Efraim Inbar

    This volume analyzes the political, economic and strategic dimensions of the recent upheavals in the Middle East known as the Arab Spring. Mass demonstrations in many Arab states challenged the political status quo and the existing political and cultural system in the region. While it is too early…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • Israeli Statecraft

    National Security Challenges and Responses

    By Yehezkel Dror

    This book offers a systematic examination, analysis and evaluation of Israeli national security statecraft in terms of challenges and responses. Providing an in-depth analysis of Israeli statecraft challenges and responses, this interdisciplinary book integrates social science and security studies…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • US-Israeli Relations in a New Era

    Issues and Challenges after 9/11

    Edited by Eytan Gilboa, Efraim Inbar

    This book examines in depth the fundamental problems, factors and issues in current US-Israeli relations, which will have implications both for the Middle East and for world peace and prosperity. The US and Israel have established an exceptional relationship, which has significant effects on…

    Paperback – 2010-09-30
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • The New Citizen Armies

    Israel’s Armed Forces in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Stuart A. Cohen

    This edited book constitutes the first detailed attempt at a comparative international analysis of the transformations that are currently affecting the composition of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and their place in Israeli society. Focusing primarily on deviations from the…

    Hardback – 2010-01-13
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • Radical Islam and International Security

    Challenges and Responses

    Edited by Efraim Inbar, Hillel Frisch

    Radical Islam poses a political challenge in the modern world which is like that of no other radical religious movement. Ideologically, it is perceived by Western policy makers as threatening the liberal-democratic ideology by which most states in the West abide and which most other states…

    Paperback – 2009-03-02
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • Religion in World Conflict

    Edited by Jonathan Fox, Shmeul Sandler

    This new book tackles two crucial questions: First, how does religion in its various forms and manifestations influence world politics? Second, how will adding religion to the discourse on international relations modify our theoretical understanding? Each of these leading authors addresses…

    Paperback – 2007-12-24
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security

  • Democracies and Small Wars

    Edited by Efraim Inbar

    By their nature, democracies clearly have greater constraints than autocratic regimes on their freedom of action as they have to meet constitutional, legal and moral criteria in their use of force. This collection analyses a number of case studies showing how democracies have won small wars.…

    Paperback – 2003-08-30
    Routledge
    BESA Studies in International Security