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Forthcoming International Security Books

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  1. Western Foreign Policy and the Middle East

    Edited by Christian Kaunert, Sarah Leonard, Lars Berger, Gaynor Johnson

    This book examines Western foreign policy towards the Middle East, and the extent to which the promotion of democracy has been in conflict with, or supported by, other goals (geo-strategic, economic, and cultural) in the policies of the major actors towards the Middle East. Does the Arab Spring...

    To Be Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Putting security governance to the test

    Edited by Hans-Georg Ehrhart, Hendrik Hegemann, Martin Kahl

    Recent debates in security policy have highlighted trends towards fragmentation, informalisation and privatisation in the diverse field of security policy, with its increasingly transnational security risks. In this context, the concept of security governance has risen to prominence and has...

    To Be Published April 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The New Spatiality of Security

    Operational Uncertainty and the US Military in Iraq

    By Caroline M. Croser

    This book provides a rigorous critical analysis of how the US military operates in Iraq, exploring the spatial practices of violence. Contemporary critical analyses of the United States’ involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan emphasise the hegemonic nature of the US military experience, while...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Future of Biological Disarmament

    Strengthening the Treaty Ban on Weapons

    By Nicholas A. Sims

    This book examines the politics of biological disarmament, focusing on the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) as a treaty regime and the cornerstone of biological disarmament efforts. Biological weapons have long been banned, but the ban needs strengthening. The 1972 Biological Weapons Convention...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  5. US Foreign Policy and the War on Drugs

    Displacing the Cocaine and Heroin Industry

    By Cornelius Friesendorf

    This book examines the geographic displacement of the illicit drug industry as a side effect of United States foreign policy. To reduce the supply of cocaine and heroin from abroad, the US has relied on coercion against farmers, traffickers and governments, but this has only exacerbated the world's...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. US Nuclear Weapons Policy After the Cold War

    Russians, 'Rogues' and Domestic Division

    By Nick Ritchie

    This book offers an in-depth examination of America’s nuclear weapons policy since the end of the Cold War. Exploring nuclear forces structure, arms control, regional planning and the weapons production complex, the volume identifies competing sets of ideas about nuclear weapons and domestic...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Israel's Wars of Attrition

    Attrition Challenges to Democratic States

    By Avi Kober

    This book analyzes the way Israel has coped with nine wars of attrition from the 1950s to the recent Second Lebanon War (2006), questioning the belief that Western democracy cannot sustain prolonged wars of attrition. Challenging Israel with attrition has been compatible with the 'Arab way of war',...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. America, Technology and Strategic Culture

    A Clausewitzian Assessment

    By Brice Harris

    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...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Statebuilding and Intervention

    Policies, Practices and Paradigms

    Edited by David Chandler

    This edited book sets out and engages with some of the key policies, practices and paradigms of external intervention in the case of state support and reconstruction. Many assumptions about statebuilding have been reconsidered in the wake of Iraq, and ongoing problems in other states such as...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Discourses and Practices of Terrorism

    Interrogating Terror

    Edited by Bob Brecher, Mark Devenney

    This interdisciplinary book investigates the consequences of the language of terror for our lives in democratic societies. The approach of this book is in direct contrast with those that either view terrorism simplistically, as a clear reality threatening democratic society and thus requiring...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge