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  1. US Hypersonic Research and Development

    The Rise and Fall of 'Dyna-Soar', 1944-1963

    By Roy F. Houchin II

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    An essential new account of some of the most valuable research and development in international military history. Roy F. Houchin II shows how the roots of US Air Force hypersonic research and development are grounded in Army Air Force General Henry H. 'Hap' Arnold's identification of the need...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Kennedy, Johnson and NATO

    Britain, America and the Dynamics of Alliance, 1962-68

    By Andrew Priest

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Kennedy, Johnson and the Defence of NATO is an incisive reassessment of Anglo-American defence relations, which form a crucial part of international security. Andrew Priest closely examines this key relationship by focusing on the so-called Nassau agreement of December 1962. He clearly places...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The Politics and Strategy of Clandestine War

    Special Operations Executive, 1940-1946

    Edited by Neville Wylie

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This fascinating new collection of essays on Britain’s Special Operations Executive (SOE) explores the ‘non-military’ aspects of British special operations in the Second World War. It details how SOE was established in the summer of 1940 to ‘set Europe ablaze’, as Churchill memorably put it. This...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Macmillan, Khrushchev and the Berlin Crisis, 1958-1960

    By Kitty Newman

    Series: Cold War History

    This new study casts fresh light on the roles of Harold Macmillan and Nikita Khrushchev and their efforts to achieve a compromise settlement on the pivotal Berlin Crisis. Drawing on previously unseen documents and secret archive material, Kitty Newman demonstrates how the British Prime Minister...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Intelligence and Strategic Culture

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Reliable information on potential security threats is not just the result of diligent intelligence work but also a product of context and culture. The volume explores the nexus between the intelligence process and strategic culture. How can and does the strategic outlook of the United States and...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Railways and International Politics

    Paths of Empire, 1848-1945

    Edited by T.G. Otte, Keith Neilson

    Series: Military History and Policy

    This new study brings together leading experts to show how the modern world began with the coming of the railway. They clearly explain why it had a greater impact than any other technical or industrial innovation before and completely redefined the limits of the civilized world. While the effect...

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. The Tet Effect

    Intelligence and the Public Perception of War

    By Jake Blood

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    A close examination of the role of intelligence in shaping America’s perception of the Vietnam War, looking closely at the intelligence leadership and decision process. In 1967, intelligence was called upon to bolster support for the Vietnam War and allowed America’s leaders to...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  8. US Special Forces and Counterinsurgency in Vietnam

    Military Innovation and Institutional Failure, 1961-63

    By Christopher K. Ives

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume examines US Army Special Forces efforts to mobilize and train indigenous minorities in Vietnam. Christopher K. Ives shows how before the Second Indochina War, the Republic of Vietnam had begun to falter under the burden of an increasingly successful insurgency. The dominant American...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Contemporary Military Innovation

    Between Anticipation and Adaption

    Edited by Dima Adamsky, Kjell Inge Bjerga

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book explores contemporary military innovation, with a particular focus on the balance between anticipation and adaption. The volume examines contemporary military thought and the doctrine that evolved around the thesis of a transformation in the character of war. Known as the...

    Published May 20th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Israel and Hizbollah

    An Asymmetric Conflict in Historical and Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Clive Jones, Sergio Catignani

    Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies

    This book examines the local and international dynamics and strategies that have come to define the often violent relationship between Israel and Lebanon. Since the end of the Cold War, academic debate over the nature of war in the contemporary world has focused upon the asymmetric nature of...

    Published April 15th 2012 by Routledge