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Asian Security Studies

Series Editor: Sumit Ganguly, Andrew Scobell, Joseph Chinyong Liow

Few regions of the world are fraught with as many security questions as Asia. Within this region it is possible to study great power rivalries, irredentist conflicts, nuclear and ballistic missile proliferation, secessionist movements, ethnoreligious conflicts and inter-state wars. This series publishes the best possible scholarship on the security issues affecting the region, and includes detailed empirical studies, theoretically oriented case studies and policy-relevant analyses as well as more general works.

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  1. Pakistan's War on Terrorism

    Strategies for Combating Jihadist Armed Groups since 9/11

    By Samir Puri

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines Pakistan's strategies in the war against Islamist armed groups that began late 2001, following the 9/11 attacks. The significance of the war inside Pakistan can hardly be understated. Starting in the tribal territories adjacent to Afghanistan, Pakistan’s war has come to engulf...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Sri Lanka and the Responsibility to Protect

    Politics, Ethnicity and Genocide

    By Damien Kingsbury

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book provides a study of the war by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to create a separate state in Sri Lanka. It examines the ways in which this war should, in principle, have invoked ‘Responsibility to Protect’ principles, as well as the political, legal and practical problems involved...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  3. India and Counterinsurgency

    Lessons Learned

    Edited by Sumit Ganguly, David P. Fidler

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This edited volume focuses on India's experiences waging counterinsurgency campaigns since its independence in 1947. Filling a clear gap in the literature, the book traces and assess the origins, evolution and current state of India's counterinsurgency strategies and capabilities, focusing on key...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Chinese Industrial Espionage

    Technology Acquisition and Military Modernisation

    By William C. Hannas, James Mulvenon, Anna B. Puglisi

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This new book is the first full account, inside or outside government, of China’s efforts to acquire foreign technology. Based on primary sources and meticulously researched, the book lays bare China’s efforts to prosper technologically through others' achievements. For decades, China has operated...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. China, Europe and International Security

    Interests, Roles, and Prospects

    Edited by Frans-Paul van der Putten, Chu Shulong

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines the roles played by China and Europe in the domain of international security in the 21st century. Bringing together Chinese and European expertise on the Sino-European Security relationship , this book positions Europe - both the EU and the major national actors - and China in a...

    Published February 20th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Chinese Army Today

    Tradition and Transformation for the 21st Century, 2nd Edition

    By Dennis J. Blasko

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    The Chinese Army Today is a comprehensive study of the Chinese military, examining its ground forces in a level of detail not found in any other contemporary works. This new, revised edition has been fully updated to take account of recent changes in the institution. In 1999, the military...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Cooperative Security in the Asia-Pacific

    The ASEAN Regional Forum

    Edited by Jürgen Haacke, Noel M. Morada

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book offers the most comprehensive analysis yet of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF), which remains the foremost dialogue forum for the promotion of cooperative security in the Asia-Pacific. Contributors focus on the perspectives and roles of the key players in the ARF – ASEAN, the United...

    Published July 25th 2011 by Routledge

  8. US-China-EU Relations

    Managing the New World Order

    Edited by Robert Ross, Øystein Tunsjø, Zhang Tuosheng

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This volume brings together a group of leading international scholars to discuss how US-China-EU relations will shape the future of international politics. Arguing that these three powers will play a key role in establishing and managing a new world order, the contributors examine how a future...

    Published April 10th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Managing the China Challenge

    Global Perspectives

    Edited by Quansheng Zhao, Guoli Liu

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This edited volume addresses one of the most significant issues in international strategic studies today: how to meet the challenge of a rising China? The contributors take a global view of the topic, offering unique and often controversial perspectives on the nature of the China challenge. The...

    Published February 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Nuclear Proliferation in South Asia

    Crisis Behaviour and the Bomb

    Edited by Sumit Ganguly, S. Paul Kapur

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This edited volume explores competing perspectives on the impact of nuclear weapons proliferation on the South Asian security environment. The spread of nuclear weapons is one of the world’s foremost security concerns. The effect of nuclear weapons on the behaviour of newly nuclear states, and the...

    Published February 1st 2010 by Routledge