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  1. Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the Far East, 1933-1939

    Imperial Crossroads

    By Greg Kennedy

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume charts how the national strategic needs of the United States of America and Great Britain created a "parallel but not joint" relationship towards the Far East as the crisis in that region evolved from 1933-39. In short, it is a look at the relationship shared between the two nations...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Grand Strategy and the Presidency

    Foreign Policy, War and the American Role in the World

    By C. Dale Walton

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book examines the role and importance of the Presidency in the formulation and conduct of US grand strategy. The text discusses US strategic history, with particular emphasis on the period from the end of the Cold War to the present day. While the United States periodically has enjoyed...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. German Disarmament After World War I

    The Diplomacy of International Arms Inspection 1920-1931

    By Richard J. Shuster

    Series: Strategy and History

    German Disarmament After World War I examines the Allied disarmament of Germany and the challenges that such an enormous task presented to international efforts in enforcing the Treaty of Versailles. In the twenty-first century, disarmament remains a critical issue for the International community....

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  4. US Special Forces and Counterinsurgency in Vietnam

    Military Innovation and Institutional Failure, 1961-63

    By Christopher K. Ives

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume examines US Army Special Forces efforts to mobilize and train indigenous minorities in Vietnam. Christopher K. Ives shows how before the Second Indochina War, the Republic of Vietnam had begun to falter under the burden of an increasingly successful insurgency. The dominant American...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  5. US Military Innovation since the Cold War

    Creation Without Destruction

    Edited by Harvey Sapolsky, Benjamin Friedman, Brendan Green

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book explains how the US military reacted to the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA), and failed to innovate its organization or doctrine to match the technological breakthroughs it brought about. Many called for the transformation of the US military in the years after the end of the Cold...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Clausewitz and America

    Strategic Thought and Practice from Vietnam to Iraq

    By Stuart Kinross

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book demonstrates how Clausewitzian thought influenced American strategic thinking between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq. Carl von Clausewitz's thought played a part in the process of military reform and the transition in US policy that took place after the Vietnam War. By...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge

  7. War in Iraq

    Planning and Execution

    Edited by Thomas G. Mahnken, Thomas A. Keaney

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume provides a collection of insightful essays on all phases of the Iraq War: both US-led major combat operations to defeat the Ba’athist regime as well as efforts to reconstruct the country and defeat the insurgency. Written by leading scholars on the Iraq War, many of whom have practical...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Alexander the Great: Lessons in Strategy

    By David J. Lonsdale

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book offers a strategic analysis of one of the most outstanding military careers in history, identifying the most pertinent strategic lessons from the campaigns of Alexander the Great. David Lonsdale argues that since the core principles of strategy are eternal, the study and analysis of...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The German 1918 Offensives

    A Case Study in The Operational Level of War

    By David T. Zabecki

    Series: Strategy and History

    This is the first study of the Ludendorff Offensives of 1918 based extensively on key German records presumed to be lost forever after Potsdam was bombed in 1944. In 1997, David T. Zabecki discovered translated copies of these files in a collection of old instructional material at the U.S. Army...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  10. America, Technology and Strategic Culture

    A Clausewitzian Assessment

    By Brice Harris

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book analyses the American way of war within the context of Clausewitzian theory. In doing so, it draws conclusions about the origins, viability, and technical feasibility of America’s current strategic approach. The author argues that the situation in which America has found itself in Iraq...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge

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