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  1. 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

  2. Studies in Gangs and Cartels

    By Robert J. Bunker, John P. Sullivan

    Concerns over the changing nature of gangs and cartels and their relationships to states in the late 20th and early 21st centuries has resulted in the emergence of a scholarly body of work focused on their national security threat potentials. This body of work, utilizing the third generation gangs...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Colonial Counterinsurgency and Mass Violence

    The Dutch Empire in Indonesia

    Edited by Bart Luttikhuis, A. Dirk Moses

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Whether out of historical interest, romantic identification with the colonized or as models for contemporary counter-insurgency experts, the mass violence of insurgency and counter-insurgency in the post-war decolonization of the European empires has long exerted an intense fascination. In the main...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Military Intervention, Stabilisation and Peace

    The search for stability

    By Christian Dennys

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines international military interventions that have supported stability in four communities in Afghanistan and Nepal, in an attempt to analyse their success and improve this in future. This is the first in-depth village-level assessment of how local populations conceive of stability...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Civil Wars

    Continuity and change in intrastate conflict

    By Edward Newman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Civil Wars and Intra-State Conflict

    This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective. Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly in the contemporary era. The nature and impact of civil wars suggests that these conflicts...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Dimensions of Counter-insurgency

    Applying Experience to Practice

    Edited by Tim Benbow, Rod Thornton

    The once-neglected study of counter-insurgency operations has recently emerged as an area of central concern for Western governments and their military organizations. While counter-insurgency represents a hugely challenging form of contemporary warfare, there exists a considerable body of...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and Counterinsurgency

    Edited by Paul B. Rich, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    This new handbook provides a wide-ranging overview of the current state of academic analysis and debate on insurgency and counterinsurgency, as well as an-up-to date survey of contemporary insurgent movements and counter-insurgencies. In recent years, and more specifically since the insurgency in...

    Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Complex Military Operations

    A case study approach

    Edited by Karen Guttieri, Volker Franke, Melanne Civic

    Series: Routledge Studies in Security and Conflict Management

    This volume provides materials for active learning about peacebuilding and conflict management in the context of complex stability operations. Today, America faces security challenges unlike any it has faced before, many of which requiring lengthy U.S. involvement in stability operations. These...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge