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  1. 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...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Future of Intelligence

    Challenges in the 21st century

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

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    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...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Clausewitz and African War

    Politics and Strategy in Liberia and Somalia

    By Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published October 26th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Modern War and the Utility of Force

    Challenges, Methods and Strategy

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Jan Angstrom

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    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...

    Published March 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Victory and Defeat in Contemporary War

    Edited by Jan Angstrom, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    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...

    Published July 7th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking the Nature of War

    By Jan Angstrom, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    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...

    Published December 13th 2004 by Routledge

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