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  1. The Evolution of Strategic Thought

    Classic Adelphi Papers

    Edited by The International Institute for Strategic Studies

    Series: Adelphi series

    The Adelphi Papers monograph series is the International Institute for Strategic Studies' principal contribution to policy-relevant, original academic research. Collected on the occasion of the Institute's 50th anniversary, the twelve Adelphi Papers in this volume represent some of the finest...

    Published March 31st 2008 by Routledge

  2. War and Media Operations

    The US Military and the Press from Vietnam to Iraq

    By Thomas Rid

    This is the first academic analysis of the role of embedded media in the 2003 Iraq War, providing a concise history of US military public affairs management since Vietnam. In late summer 2002, the Pentagon considered giving the press an inside view of the upcoming invasion of Iraq. The decision was...

    Published March 2nd 2008 by Routledge

  3. Homeland Security and Criminal Justice

    Five Years After 9/11

    Edited by Everette B. Penn

    No event has shaped international events of recent years more than the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Tragically, less than four years later, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast. In less than five years, the United States has experienced its worst terrorist attack and worst...

    Published January 30th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Religion in World Conflict

    Edited by Jonathan Fox, Shmeul Sandler

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This new book tackles two crucial questions: First, how does religion in its various forms and manifestations influence world politics? Second, how will adding religion to the discourse on international relations modify our theoretical understanding? Each of these leading authors addresses...

    Published December 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  5. Reconstructing Post-Saddam Iraq

    By Sultan Barakat

    Previously published as a special issue of Third World Quarterly, this volume seeks to analyze to what extent the controversial US policy of democratizing the Middle East with pre-emptive invasions was justified or effective. Post 9/11 the US developed a policy of War on Terror, taking the...

    Published December 14th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Kosovo between War and Peace

    Nationalism, Peacebuilding and International Trusteeship

    Edited by Tonny Brems Knudsen, Carsten Bagge Laustsen

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    A major contribution to the debate about the reconstruction of Kosovo, and to the general discussion surrounding the revived 'trusteeship institution' model in the context of the UN internationalism of the 1990s and the War on Terror following 9/11. Bringing together leading international scholars,...

    Published September 20th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Political Road to War with Iraq

    Bush, 9/11 and the Drive to Overthrow Saddam

    By Nick Ritchie, Paul Rogers

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume explores in close detail the events and factors leading up to the second Gulf War in 2003 and considers whether war with Iraq was inevitable. Nick Ritchie and Paul Rogers argue that after the election of George W. Bush, conflict between Iraq and the United States was probable, and that...

    Published September 20th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Corporate Soldiers and International Security

    The Rise of Private Military Companies

    By Christopher Kinsey

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book traces the history of private military companies, with a special focus on UK private forces. Christopher Kinsey examines the mercenary companies that filled the ranks of many European armies right up to the 1850s, the organizations that operated in Africa in the 1960s and early 1970s, the...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Internationalized State-Building after Violent Conflict

    Bosnia Ten Years after Dayton

    Edited by Marc Weller, Stefan Wolff

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    Previously published as a special issue of Ethnopolitics, this volume analyzes various dimensions of the internationalized state-building process in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1995. In December 1995, the Dayton Agreements ended the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina and established a fragile peace...

    Published August 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Global Security and the War on Terror

    Elite Power and the Illusion of Control

    By Paul Rogers

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    As the ‘War on Terror’ evolves into the ‘Long War’ against Islamo-fascism, it demands an enduring commitment to ensuring the security of the United States and its allies. This policy is based on the requirement to maintain control in a fractured and unpredictable global environment, while paying...

    Published June 27th 2007 by Routledge