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Forthcoming Defence Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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...

    To Be Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Secrecy and the Media

    The Official History of the United Kingdom's D-Notice System

    By Nicholas John Wilkinson

    Secrecy and the Media is the first book to examine the development of the D-Notice system, which regulates the UK media's publication of British national security secrets. It is based on official documents, many of which have not previously been available to...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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,...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Arms Race in Asia

    Trends, causes and implications

    By Andrew T.H. Tan

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book is the first systematic examination of the emerging arms race in Asia. The global trade in arms is to a large degree underpinned by the strong demand for arms in Asia and the Middle East, the two largest arms export markets in the world. Of these two regions Asia has become particularly...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Official History of the Joint Intelligence Committee

    Volume I: From the Approach of the Second World War to the Suez Crisis

    By Michael S. Goodman

    Series: Government Official History Series

    Volume One of the Official History of the Joint Intelligence Committee draws upon a range of released and classified papers to produce the first, authoritative account of the way in which intelligence was used to inform policy. For almost 80 years the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) has been a...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Private Security Companies during the Iraq War

    Military Performance and the Use of Deadly Force

    By Scott Fitzsimmons

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book explores the use of deadly force by private security companies during the Iraq War. The work focuses on and compares the activities of the US companies Blackwater and Dyncorp. Despite sharing several important characteristics, such as working for the same client (the US State Department)...

    To Be Published July 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Thinking About National Security

    Strategy, Policy, and Issues

    By Donald M. Snow

    Perhaps the most basic national security question that U.S. leaders and the body politic continuously face is where and under what circumstances to consider and in some cases resort to the use of armed force to ensure the country’s safety and well-being. The question is perpetual—but the answer is...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Military Innovation in Small States

    Creating a Reverse Asymmetry

    By Michael Raska

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the global diffusion of the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) and its impact on military innovation in small states. Over the past two decades, there has been an intense academic debate over an emerging paradigm shift in the character and...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Military Transformation in East Asia

    Technology and Future Security

    By Malcolm R. Davis

    Series: Strategy and History

    This new book explores how the notion of a ‘Revolution in Military Affairs’ (RMA) may emerge in East Asia, particularly within the maritime (naval and air) realm of military operations and capabilities. Malcolm R. Davis makes a clear case that Australia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan,...

    To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge