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  1. 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...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cyber Warfare

    A Multidisciplinary Analysis

    Edited by James A. Green

    Series: Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

    This book is a multi-disciplinary analysis of cyber warfare, featuring contributions by leading experts from a mixture of academic and professional backgrounds. Cyber warfare, meaning interstate cyber aggression, is an increasingly important emerging phenomenon in international relations, with...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Liberal Wars

    Anglo-American Strategy, Ideology and Practice

    Edited by Alan Cromartie

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book addresses the relationship between the 'liberal' values of Anglo-Saxon cultures and the way that they conduct themselves when they are fighting - or preparing to fight - wars. The United States and the United Kingdom are characterised by a consensus that their social and political...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Organizations and the Implementation of the Responsibility to Protect

    The Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

    Edited by Daniel Silander, Don Wallace

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book seeks to understand the obligation of the international community to implement the principles of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). With a focus on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, the volume examines what formal responsibility and actual capability international institutions have to...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Security Expertise

    Practice, Power, Responsibility

    Edited by Trine Villumsen Berling, Christian Bueger

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This volume brings together scholars from different fields to explore the power, consequences and everyday practices of security expertise. Expertise mediates between different forms of knowledge: scientific and technological, legal, economic and political knowledge. This book offers the first...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Examining Japan's Lost Decades

    Edited by Yoichi Funabashi, Barak Kushner

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book examines five features of Japan’s ‘Lost Decades’: the speed of the economic decline in Japan compared to Japan’s earlier global prowess; a rapidly declining population; considerable political instability and failed reform attempts; shifting balances of power in the region and changing...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

    Re-issuing books originally published between 1921 and 2001, this set includes volumes on guerilla warfare, terrorism in Europe, the USA and Africa as well as discussion on the role of armed forces in modern counter-insurgency....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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',...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge