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New Reference Books

  • 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 towards 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 – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Security Studies

  • Regional Intervention Politics in Africa

    Crisis, Hegemony, and the Transformation of Subjectivity

    By Stefanie Wodrig

    This book analyses regional interventions in African conflict spaces by engaging with political discourse theory. Interventions are a performance of agency, but what happens if interventions are performed by forces that scholars have hardly ever considered as relevant agents in this regard? Based…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding

  • De-Radicalisation in the UK Prevent Strategy

    Security, Identity and Religion

    By M. S. Elshimi

    This book examines de-radicalisation policy in the UK and addresses the contradictions evident in the conceptualisation and practice of de-radicalisation. It explores three main themes that touch upon some of the most pressing issues of our day: security, identity and religion. Situated within the…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

  • Geopolitics, Geography and Strategic History

    By Geoffrey Sloan

    This volume examines geopolitics by looking at the interaction between geography, strategy and history. This book addresses three interrelated questions: why does the geographical scope of political objectives and subsequent strategy of states change? How do these changes occur? Over what period of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Geopolitical Theory

  • 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 – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Contemporary Terrorism Studies

  • Peacebuilding and Post-War Transitions

    Assessing The Impact of External-Domestic Interactions

    By Lisa Gross

    This book asks how, and under what conditions, external-domestic interactions impact on peacebuilding outcomes during transitions to peace and democracy. Why do so many peacebuilding interventions in post-war states result in stalled transitions despite heavy international support? This book…

    Hardback – 2017-02-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Culture and Defence in Brazil

    An Inside Look at Brazil's Aerospace Strategies

    Edited by Maria Filomena Fontes Ricco

    This volume examines the connection between culture and defence by providing an inside look at Brazil’s aerospace strategies. Brazil is becoming increasingly important geopolitically, and several studies have sought to further understanding of this new position in the international arena. This…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Nuclear Multilateralism and Iran

    Inside EU Negotiations

    By Tarja Cronberg

    Drawing on the author’s personal experience, this book presents an insider’s chronology and policy analysis of the EU’s role in the nuclear negotiations with Iran. The European Union strives to be a global player, a “soft power” leader that can influence international politics and state behavior.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-14
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

  • Quasi-state Entities and International Criminal Justice

    Legitimising Narratives and Counter-Narratives

    By Ernst Dijxhoorn

    This book explores the intended and unintended impact of international criminal justice on the legitimacy of quasi-state entities (QSEs). In order to do so, the concept of ‘quasi-state entity’ is introduced to distinguish actors in statehood conflicts that aspire to statehood, and fulfil statehood…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationship

    Edited by Alan P. Dobson, Steve Marsh

    This book examines Winston Churchill’s role in the creation and development of the Anglo–American special relationship. Drawing together world leading and emergent scholars, this volume offers a critical celebration of Churchill’s contribution to establishing the Anglo–American special relationship…

    Hardback – 2017-01-26
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • The New Geopolitics of Terror

    Demons and Dragons

    By William Hopkinson, Julian Lindley-French

    The New Geopolitics of Terror examines the impact of global reach terror on states. This book surveys the current crises and tensions in the Middle East, focussing primarily on the upheavals in Syria and Iraq, and the interaction between groups, such as Al Qaeda and ISIS state actors and Western…

    Hardback – 2017-01-04
    Routledge

New Professional Books

  • Asia’s Power Dynamics

    Military Change and its Geopolitical Effects

    By Desmond Ball, Raja C. Mohan, Tim Huxley, Adam Ward

    This Adelphi examines defence procurement in Asia against a backdrop of the region’s fragmented security infrastructure. The overlapping alliances, multilateral bodies and regional dialogues are ill-equipped to respond to the changing balance of power, since there is no unified forum through which…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Harsh Lessons

    Iraq, Afghanistan and the Changing Character of War

    By Ben Barry

    The recent Afghanistan and Iraq wars were very controversial. The conflicts’ casualties, intractability and the apparent failure of the US and its allies to achieve their objectives mean that many see the wars as failures. This resulted in a loss of confidence in the West of the utility of force as…

    Paperback – 2017-02-08
    Routledge

  • The Prospect of War

    The British Defence Policy 1847-1942

    By John Gooch

    First Published in 1981. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Less is Better

    Nuclear Restraint at Low Numbers

    By Malcolm Chalmers

    Despite the rise of ‘new’ security threats like terrorism, cyber-war and piracy, the terrible destructive power of nuclear weapons still hangs over the world. Discussion on further strategic nuclear arms reduction has tended to be dominated by the analysis of possible trade-offs between the US and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Survival 59.1

    Survival, the bi-monthly publication from The International Institute for Strategic Studies, is a leading forum for analysis and debate of international and strategic affairs. With a diverse range of authors, thoughtful reviews and review essays, Survival is scholarly in depth while vivid,…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03
    Routledge

  • Securing Sierra Leone, 1997–2013

    Defence, Diplomacy and Development in Action

    By Peter Albrecht, Paul Jackson

    Between 1991 and 2002, Sierra Leone was wracked by a devastating civil war and the complete collapse of state institutions. Since then, however, the UK’s contribution to post-war reconstruction has been widely held up as an example of successful stabilisation and state-building – particularly of…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Holland at War Against Hitler

    Anglo-Dutch Relations 1940-1945

    By M. R. D. Foot

    First Published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • The Afghan Papers

    Committing Britain to War in Helmand, 2005–06

    By Michael Clarke

    In 2006, British forces entered the Helmand Province of Afghanistan in what would become one of the defining military campaigns of the decade. At great cost in blood and treasure, the UK waged a protracted counter-insurgency against a resurgent Taliban. But how was the decision taken to commit…

    Hardback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge
    Whitehall Papers

  • Right-wing Extremism in Western Europe

    By Klaus von Beyme

    First Published in 1988. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Arguing Development Policy

    Frames and Discourses

    Edited by Raymond Apthorpe, Des Gasper

    This collection shows how policy discourses in the fields of national and international developments are constructed and operate and how they can be analysed. Dominant discourses screen out certain aspects: they frame' issues to include some matters and typically exclude important others. More…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge

  • Resolving Structural Conflicts

    How Violent Systems Can Be Transformed

    By Richard E. Rubenstein

    This book analyses how certain types of social systems generate violent conflict and discusses how these systems can be transformed in order to create the conditions for positive peace. Resolving Structural Conflicts addresses a key issue in the field of conflict studies: what to do about violent…

    Paperback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

New Textbook Books

  • US Defense Politics

    The Origins of Security Policy, 3rd Edition

    By Harvey M. Sapolsky, Eugene Gholz, Caitlin Talmadge

    This book provides an accessible overview of US defense politics for upper-level students. This new edition has been fully updated and revised, with a new chapter on veterans and new material on topics such as cyberwarfare and lobbying. Analyzing the ways in which the United States prepares for…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24
    Routledge

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