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  1. Rethinking Western Approaches to Counterinsurgency

    Lessons From Post-Colonial Conflict

    By Russell W. Glenn

    Series: Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

    This book critically examines the Western approach to counter-insurgency in the post-colonial era and offers a series of recommendations to address current shortfalls. The author argues that current approaches to countering insurgency rely too heavily on conflicts from the post-World War II years...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. Counter-Insurgency in Rhodesia (RLE: Terrorism and Insurgency)

    By Jakkie Cilliers

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

    When originally published in 1985 this volume was the first scholarly and objective contribution available on Rhodesian counter-insurgency. It documents and explains why Rhodesia lost the war. The origins of the conflict are reviewed; each chapter examines a separate institution or...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Regular Armies and Insurgency (RLE: Terrorism & Insurgency)

    Edited by Ronald Haycock

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

    Conflicts between regular armies and various groups of insurgents, fighting for a range of causes, are some of the most protracted and extensive military crises to have emerged in recent years. The introduction provides a point on which the five major historical examples that follow may be compared...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations

    Edited by Thomas C. Bruneau, Florina Cristiana Matei

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging, internationally focused overview of the field of civil–military relations. The armed forces are central actors in most societies and are involved in many different roles. Amongst other activities, they engage in peace operations, support the police in...

    Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Indian National Security and Counter-Insurgency

    The use of force vs non-violent response

    By Namrata Goswami

    Series: Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

    This book, based on extensive field research, examines the Indian state’s response to the multiple insurgencies that have occurred since independence in 1947. In reacting to these various insurgencies, the Indian state has employed a combined approach of force, dialogue, accommodation of ethnic...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Reconstructing Afghanistan

    Civil-Military Experiences in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by William Maley, Susanne Schmeidl

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book identifies some of the main lessons for civil-military interactions that can be derived from the experiences of Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan. The book has three main themes. Firstly, the volume analyses why the ways in which civil and military actors interact in...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Counter-Insurgency Myth

    The British Experience of Irregular Warfare

    By Andrew Mumford

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the complex practice of counter-insurgency warfare through the prism of British military experiences in the post-war era and endeavours to unpack their performance. During the twentieth century counter-insurgency assumed the status of one of the British military’s fortes. A...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Test of Terrorism

    Responding to Political Violence in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Alastair Finlan

    This book offers a timely and critical reflection on how states have responded to the test of terrorism in the long shadow of 9/11. Terrorism has become the hallmark of international relations in the early twenty-first century. This book provides a policy-focused analysis of how certain states have...

    Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Terrorism, Peace and Conflict Studies

    Investigating the Crossroad

    Edited by Harmonie Toros, Ioannis Tellidis

    This book opens up the discussion of the interrelation between terrorism studies, and peace and conflict studies. Even though it is often accepted that terrorism is a form of political violence, it is also quite frequent that research on the topic is dismissed when it is approached with conflict...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge