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  1. Khedive Ismail's Army

    By John P. Dunn

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Khedive Ismail's Army examines military failure in the age of imperialism. On paper, the mid-nineteenth century Egyptian army seems a formidable regional power. It had a tradition of success, modern weapons, and mercenary officers with experience in major wars. Egypt's ruler, Khedive Ismail, hoped...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Military Ethics and Virtues

    An Interdisciplinary Approach for the 21st Century

    By Peter Olsthoorn

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the role of military virtues in today's armed forces.Although long-established military virtues, such as honor, courage and loyalty, are what most armed forces today still use as guiding principles in an effort to enhance the moral behavior of soldiers, much depends on whether...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Europe, Strategy and Armed Forces

    The making of a distinctive power

    By Sven Biscop, Jo Coelmont

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines how the European Union can pursue a grand strategy and become a distinct global actor in a world of emerging great powers. At the grand strategic level, its sheer economic size makes the EU a global power. However, the EU needs to take into account that many international actors...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Military Doctrine

    A Multidisciplinary Approach

    By Harald Hoiback

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book puts military doctrine into a wider perspective, drawing on military history, philosophy, and political science. Military doctrines are institutional beliefs about what works in war; given the trauma of 9/11 and the ensuing 'War on Terror', serious divergences over what the message of...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Military Health Care

    From Pre-Deployment to Post-Separation

    Edited by Jomana Amara, Ann M. Hendricks

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited volume surveys critical aspects of modern military health care in the US and various other Western countries with troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. In the United States, the military medical system, including care for veterans, is large and diverse and involves two institutions, the US...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Contemporary Military Culture and Strategic Studies

    US and UK Armed Forces in the 21st Century

    By Alastair Finlan

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book explores and compares the contemporary military cultures of the United States and the United Kingdom. The last decade has witnessed astonishing global events, from 9/11 and military operations in Afghanistan in the same year, to the military intervention in Libya in 2011. Western military...

    Published February 27th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Cuban Intervention in Angola, 1965-1991

    From Che Guevara to Cuito Cuanavale

    By Edward George

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    A new examination of why Cuba, a Caribbean country, sent half a million of its citizens to fight in Angola in Africa, and how a short-term intervention escalated into a lengthy war of intervention. It clearly details how in January 1965 Cuba formed an alliance with the Angolan MPLA...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Rostov in the Russian Civil War, 1917-1920

    The Key to Victory

    By Brian Murphy

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    These documents were collected from the archives in Rostov-on-Don, and this book makes them available for the first time in print. Since becoming freely accessible Soviet archives have provided a rich source for understanding the hopes, fears and strivings of the Russians during the greatest crisis...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Educating America's Military

    By Joan Johnson-Freese

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book offers a detailed examination of the professional military education system in the United States, from a critical, insider's perspective. The mission of America’s war colleges is to educate senior military officers in both the ways of war and the defence of peace. But are these colleges...

    Published October 15th 2012 by Routledge