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New and Published Books

  1. Handbook of Defence Politics

    International and Comparative Perspectives

    Edited by Isaiah (Ike) Wilson III, James J. F. Forest

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Issues of defence politics and policy have long been at the forefront of political agendas and defining of international affairs. With a focus on examining the fundamental sources of – and defence policy responses to – the new ‘post-9/11’ security environment, this volume offers an up-to-date,...

    Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Armed Conflict Survey

    Edited by The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Armed Conflict Survey is a new annual publication from the International Institute for Strategic Studies, publisher of yearly reference work on national defence capabilities The Military Balance and annual review of world affairs Strategic Survey. The book is edited by Nigel Inkster, Director...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation

    Edited by Harsh V Pant

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Handbook of Nuclear Proliferation delves deep into the changing global nuclear landscape. The chapters document the increasing complexity of the global nuclear proliferation dynamic and the inability of the international community to come to terms with a rapidly changing strategic milieu....

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Intelligence in the Cold War: What Difference did it Make?

    Edited by Michael Herman, Gwilym Hughes

    Intelligence was a major part of the Cold War, waged by both sides with an almost warlike intensity. Yet the question 'What difference did it all make?' remains unanswered. Did it help to contain the Cold War, or fuel it and keep it going? Did it make it hotter or colder? Did these large...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Security, Strategy and Military Change in the 21st Century

    Cross-Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Jo Inge Bekkevold, Ian Bowers, Michael Raska

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited volume explores and analyses strategic thinking, military reform and adaptation in an era of Asian growth, European austerity and US rebalancing. A significant shift in policy, strategy and military affairs is underway in both Asia and Europe, with the former gaining increasing...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The European Defence Agency

    Arming Europe

    Edited by Nikolaos Karampekios, Iraklis Oikonomou

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

    This volume provides a comprehensive understanding of the European Defence Agency (EDA), the leading EU armaments policy institution. Despite its critical role in European strategic and military affairs as the key hub of European policy-making in the field of armaments, the Agency has hitherto...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The New Citizen Armies

    Israel’s Armed Forces in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Stuart A. Cohen

    This edited book constitutes the first detailed attempt at a comparative international analysis of the transformations that are currently affecting the composition of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and their place in Israeli society. Focusing primarily on deviations from the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    This book examines the growing role of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in conflict and post-conflict situations, as part of a broader trend towards the outsourcing of security functions. Particular emphasis is placed on key moral, legal, and political considerations involved in the...

    Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy...

    Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Military Balance 2015

    By The International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    The Military Balance is an authoritative assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries. Detailed A–Z entries list each country’s military organisation, personnel numbers, equipment inventories, and relevant economic and demographic data. Regional and select country...

    Published February 11th 2015 by Routledge