• Maritime Terrorism and Piracy in the Indian Ocean Region book cover

    Maritime Terrorism and Piracy in the Indian Ocean Region

    Edited by Awet T. Weldemichael, Patricia Schneider, Andrew C. Winner

    Unregulated or lesser regulated maritime spaces are ideal theatres of operation and mediums of transportation for terrorists, insurgents and pirates. For more than a decade, the Indian Ocean waters adjoining Somalia have been a particular locus of such activities, with pirates hijacking vessels,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability book cover

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10 
    Routledge

  • Operational Warfare at Sea

    Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Milan Vego

    This work explains and critically examines the main theoretical aspects of operational warfare at sea. It utilises diverse examples from naval history, ranging from the ancient era to the present day, to offer a comprehensive description and analysis of the key components of operational warfare at…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Terrorism and Policy Relevance

    Critical Perspectives

    Edited by James Fitzgerald, Nadya Ali, Megan A Armstrong

    This book explores the interrelationship between terrorism and policy relevance from a range of critical perspectives. In particular, it questions the politics of policy-relevance; that is, it interrogates how epistemological and practical pressures to produce "policy-relevant" research shapes…

    Hardback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge

  • US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East: The Pursuit of Hegemony book cover

    US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East

    The Pursuit of Hegemony

    By Dionysis Markakis

    US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East seeks to explore the changes in US strategy towards democracy promotion in the Middle East during the Clinton and Bush administrations, with a particular focus on Egypt, Iraq and Kuwait. At a time of regional turmoil and political reform, the topic of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Maritime Strategy and Sea Control: Theory and Practice book cover

    Maritime Strategy and Sea Control

    Theory and Practice

    By Milan Vego

    This book focuses on the key naval strategic objectives of obtaining and maintaining sea control. During times of war, sea control, or the ability of combatants to enjoy naval dominance, plays a crucial role in that side’s ability to attain overall victory. This book explains and analyzes in much…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War: Between or Within the Blocs? book cover

    Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War

    Between or Within the Blocs?

    Edited by Sandra Bott, Jussi M. Hanhimaki, Janick Schaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss

    This book sheds new light on the foreign policies, roles, and positions of neutral states and the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the global Cold War. The volume places the neutral states and the NAM in the context of the Cold War and demonstrates the links between the East, the West, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • The Ukraine Conflict

    Security, identity and politics in the Wider Europe

    Edited by Derek Averre, Kataryna Wolczuk

    It is not hyperbole to suggest that the foundations of post-cold war security in Europe were badly damaged by the conflict in Ukraine since 2014. Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in eastern Ukraine appear to have created a ‘simmering’ conflict, which may take years to resolve and have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001: What Has Been Learned? book cover

    Critical Terrorism Studies since 11 September 2001

    What Has Been Learned?

    Edited by David Miller, Jessie Blackbourn, Helen Dexter, Rani Dhanda

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    Routledge

  • Jihadist Insurgent Movements

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Richard Burchill

    This path-breaking collection of papers examines the phenomenon of jihadist insurgent movements in the Middle East and North, East and West Africa. It argues that military and strategic analysts have paid insufficient attention to the phenomenon of jihadism in insurgent movements, partly due to a…

    Hardback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Defence Inflation: Perspectives and Prospects book cover

    Defence Inflation

    Perspectives and Prospects

    Edited by Keith Hartley, Binyam Solomon

    Defence inflation is a recurring factor in determining defence spending. It is widely reported in official government publications and in the trade press, but remains relatively neglected by defence and peace economists. In this book, international contributors from Finland, Norway, Sweden, the UK…

    Hardback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge

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