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  1. Geopolitics and the Great Powers in the 21st Century

    Multipolarity and the Revolution in Strategic Perspective

    By C. Dale Walton

    Series: Geopolitical Theory

    This book argues that in the twenty-first century Eastern Eurasia will replace Europe as the theatre of decision in international affairs, and that this new geographic and cultural context will have a strong influence on the future of world affairs. For half a millennium, the great powers have...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The German 1918 Offensives

    A Case Study in The Operational Level of War

    By David T. Zabecki

    Series: Strategy and History

    This is the first study of the Ludendorff Offensives of 1918 based extensively on key German records presumed to be lost forever after Potsdam was bombed in 1944. In 1997, David T. Zabecki discovered translated copies of these files in a collection of old instructional material at the U.S. Army...

    Published June 26th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Israel's Strategic Agenda

    Edited by Efraim Inbar

    Divided into two clear parts, the first part of this book examines political and economic factors in the global strategic environment including, the approach of US and EU foreign policies towards Israel, global trends in the field of defence industries and the energy sector and their implications...

    Published March 11th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Clinton, Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Interventionism

    Rise and Fall of a Policy

    By Leonie Murray

    Series: Cass Series on Peacekeeping

    This volume re-examines the evidence surrounding the rise and fall of peacekeeping policy during the first Clinton Administration. Specifically, it asks: what happened to cause the Clinton Executive to abandon its previously favoured policy platform of humanitarian multilateralism? Clinton,...

    Published March 5th 2009 by Routledge

  5. America, War and Power

    Defining the State, 1775-2005

    Edited by Lawrence Sondhaus, A. James Fuller

    Series: War, History and Politics

    Written by leading historians and political scientists, this collection of essays offers a broad and comprehensive coverage of the role of war in American history. Addressing the role of the armed force, and attitudes towards it, in shaping and defining the United States, the first four chapters...

    Published March 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Israeli Military and the Origins of the 1967 War

    Government, Armed Forces and Defence Policy 1963–67

    By Ami Gluska

    Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies

    This new book looks at the relationship between the Israeli armed forces, the government, and the origins of the 1967 War. Ami Gluska discusses the effect of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Israel’s defense policy between 1963-1967 against the backdrop of the developments in the...

    Published January 30th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Britain in Vietnam

    Prelude to Disaster, 1945–46

    By Peter Neville

    Series: Military History and Policy

    This book is a study of the circumstances leading to British intervention in Vietnam in 1945, and the course and consequences of this intervention. The first part of the work links French colonialism with the native communist insurgency, while examining British and Foreign Office attitudes towards...

    Published September 15th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Great Powers and the Quest for Hegemony

    The World Order since 1500

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This timely book provides a general overview of Great Power politics and world order from 1500 to the present. Jeremy Black provides several historical case-studies, each of which throws light on both the power in question and the international system of the period, and how it had developed from...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  9. Special Operations and Strategy

    From World War II to the War on Terrorism

    By James D. Kiras

    Series: Strategy and History

    James D. Kiras shows how a number of different special operations, in conjunction with more conventional military actions, achieve and sustain strategic effect(s) over time. In particular, he argues that the root of effective special operations lies in understanding the relationship existing...

    Published September 21st 2007 by Routledge

  10. Science, Strategy and War

    The Strategic Theory of John Boyd

    By Frans P.B. Osinga

    Series: Strategy and History

    John Boyd is often known exclusively for the so-called ‘OODA’ loop model he developed. This model refers to a decision-making process and to the idea that military victory goes to the side that can complete the cycle from observation to action the fastest. This book aims to redress this state of...

    Published September 21st 2007 by Routledge