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  1. Israeli Counter-Insurgency and the Intifadas

    Dilemmas of a Conventional Army

    By Sergio Catignani

    Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies

    This volume analyzes the conduct of the Israel Defence Forces’ (IDF) counter-insurgency operations during the two major Palestinian uprisings (1987-1993 and 2000-2005) in the Territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. It employs primary and secondary resources to produce a comprehensive analysis...

    Published November 27th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Muslims in the West after 9/11

    Religion, Politics and Law

    Edited by Jocelyne Cesari

    Series: Routledge Studies in Liberty and Security

    This book is the first systematic attempt to study the situation of European and American Muslims after 9/11, and to present a comprehensive analysis of their religious, political, and legal situations. Since 9/11, and particularly since the Madrid and London bombings of 2004 and 2005, the Muslim...

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The United States, International Law, and the Struggle against Terrorism

    By Thomas McDonnell

    Series: Routledge Research in Terrorism and the Law

    This book discusses the critical legal issues raised by the US responses to the terrorist threat, analyzing the actions taken by the Bush administration during the so-called "War on Terrorism" and their compliance with international law. Thomas McDonnell highlights specific topics of legal interest...

    Published October 27th 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Territorial Conflicts in World Society

    Modern Systems Theory, International Relations and Conflict Studies

    Edited by Stephen Stetter

    Series: New International Relations

    By bringing into dialogue modern systems theory and international relations, this text provides theoretically innovative and empirically rich perspectives on conflicts in world society. This collection contrasts Niklas Luhmann’s theory of world society in modern systems theory with more classical...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Dilemmas of Statebuilding

    Confronting the contradictions of postwar peace operations

    Edited by Roland Paris, Timothy D. Sisk

    Series: Security and Governance

    This book explores the contradictions that emerge in international statebuilding efforts in war-torn societies. Since the end of the Cold War, more than 20 major peace operations have been deployed to countries emerging from internal conflicts. This book argues that international efforts to...

    Published December 19th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Chechnya - Russia's 'War on Terror'

    By John Russell

    Series: BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

    The Russo-Chechen conflict has been the bloodiest war in Europe since the Second World War. It continues to drag on, despite the fact that it hits the headlines only when there is some 'terrorist spectacular'. Providing a comprehensive overview of the war and the issues connected with it, the...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  8. War Crimes Tribunals and Transitional Justice

    The Tokyo Trial and the Nuremburg Legacy

    By Madoka Futamura

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Advocates of the ‘Nuremberg legacy’ emphasize the positive impact of the individualization of responsibility and the establishment of an historical record through judicial procedures for ‘war crimes’. This legacy has been cited in the context of the establishment and operation of the UN ad hoc...

    Published November 15th 2008 by Routledge

  9. War, Image and Legitimacy

    Viewing Contemporary Conflict

    By James Gow, Milena Michalski

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book examines how image affects war and whether image affects our understanding of war. Crucially, how can moving-image representation of conflict affect the legitimacy, conduct and outcome of contemporary warfare? The collapsing Twin Towers of September 11; the hooded figure at the Abu Ghraib...

    Published July 14th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 April 1st 2008 by Routledge