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  1. Trapped Giant

    China's Troubled Military Rise

    By Jonathan Holslag

    Series: Adelphi series

    Emboldened by economic strength and growing military power, China is emerging as a challenger to US dominance in the Pacific. But its promised peaceful rise has done little to convince regional powers that it will not use force to press longstanding territorial claims or attempt sea-denial...

    Published December 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  2. Europe and Global Security

    By Bastian Giegerich

    Series: Adelphi series

    In the twenty-first century, the European Union is confronted by myriad security problems that demand concerted action and cooperation. As a negotiating power, it seeks to persuade Iran to forswear a nuclear weapons programme. As a crisis manager it seeks to contribute to global peace and stability...

    Published November 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  3. The Political Economy of Aid in Palestine

    Relief from Conflict or Development Delayed?

    By Sahar Taghdisi-Rad

    Series: Routledge Political Economy of the Middle East and North Africa

    Despite for many years receiving the highest per capita aid worldwide, the economies of the West Bank and Gaza Strip have failed to achieve any lasting developmental outcomes and suffer from major weaknesses which undermine their very survival. This book argues that the dominant, mainstream...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Ending Wars, Consolidating Peace

    Economic Perspectives

    By Mats Berdal, Achim Wennmann

    Series: Adelphi series

    The transition from war to peace is fraught with tension and the risk of a return to bloodshed. With so much at stake, it is crucial that the international community and local stakeholders make sense of the complex mosaic of challenges, to support a lasting, inclusive and prosperous peace. Recent...

    Published August 31st 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Kurdish Conflict

    International Humanitarian Law and Post-Conflict Mechanisms

    By Kerim Yildiz, Susan Breau

    This book is highly topical considering the recent resurgence of violence by the PKK, the incursions into Northern Iraq by the Turkish army and security forces and Turkey's EU accession negotiations. Turkey has become an increasingly important player in Middle Eastern geopolitics. More than two...

    Published June 20th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Climate Conflict

    How Global Warming Threatens Security and What to Do about It

    By Jeffrey Mazo

    Series: Adelphi series

    Climate change has been a key factor in the rise and fall of societies and states from prehistory to the recent fighting in the Sudanese state of Darfur. It drives instability, conflict and collapse, but also expansion and reorganisation. The ways cultures have met the climate challenge provide...

    Published March 21st 2010 by Routledge

  7. Conflict and Insurgency in the Contemporary Middle East

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies

    Political violence and instability in the Middle East is arguably the world's most important political issue. The region is certainly the globe's leading area for turmoil, war, and violence; and its conflicts have continuously involved Western countries both directly and indirectly. This book...

    Published February 27th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Israel's Wars

    A History since 1947, 3rd Edition

    By Ahron Bregman

    Series: Warfare and History

    Since its foundation, the state of Israel has endured almost constant violence. Israel's Wars is a fascinating and essential insight into the turbulent history of this troubled country. From the 1947–8 Jewish-Palestinian struggle for mastery of the land of Palestine to the on-going Al-Aqsa...

    Published December 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 26th 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 17th 2009 by Routledge