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Forthcoming Defence Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Just War and the Ethics of Espionage

    By Darrell Cole

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The War on Terror has raised many new, thorny issues of how we can determine acceptable action in defense of our liberties. Western leaders have increasingly used spies to execute missions unsuitable to the military. These operations, which often result in the contravening of international law and...

    To Be Published August 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention

    Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications

    Edited by Mike Aaronson, Wali Aslam, Tom Dyson, Regina Rauxloh

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book explores whether the new capabilities made possible by precision-strike technologies are reshaping approaches to international intervention. Since the end of the Cold War, US technological superiority has led to a more proactive and, some would argue, high risk approach to international...

    To Be Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Nuclear South Asia

    Keywords and Concepts

    By Rajesh Rajagopalan, Atul Mishra

    This dictionary provides a comprehensive and ready guide to the key concepts, issues, persons, and technologies related to the nuclear programmes of India and Pakistan and other South Asian states. This will serve as a useful reference especially as the nuclear issue continues to be an important...

    To Be Published August 17th 2014 by Routledge India

  4. Understanding NATO in the 21st Century

    Alliance Strategies, Security and Global Governance

    Edited by Graeme P. Herd, John Kriendler

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Understanding NATO in the 21st Century enhances existing strategic debates and clarifies thinking as to the direction and scope of NATO’s potential evolution in the 21st century. The book seeks to identify the possible contours and trade-offs embedded within a potential third "Transatlantic Bargain...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Globalization of NATO

    Intervention, Security and Identity

    By Veronica M. Kitchen

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book examines NATO’s transition from a Cold War mutual defence organization into a global alliance, and puts the recent crisis over the Afghanistan mission in the context of long-standing debates over out-of-area interventions. Originally, NATO bound the western allies together for the...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published October 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Minimum Deterrence: Examining the Evidence

    By Keith B. Payne, James Schlesinger

    The National Institute for Public Policy’s new book, Minimum Deterrence: Examining the Evidence, is the first of its kind. Dr. Keith Payne, the late former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger and an unparalleled bipartisan group of senior civilian and military experts critically examined eight...

    To Be Published November 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Transformation of Russia’s Armed Forces

    Twenty Lost Years

    Edited by Roger N. McDermott

    At no time since the end of the Cold War has interest been higher in Russian security issues and the role played in this by the modernization of Russia’s Armed Forces. The continued transformation of its Armed Forces from Cold War legacy towards a modern combat capable force presents many...

    To Be Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Strategic Cultures and Security Policies in the Asia-Pacific

    Edited by Jeffrey S. Lantis

    This book shows how one of the most powerful tools of security studies—strategic culture—illuminates the origins and implications of the Asia-Pacific region’s difficult issues, from the rise of China and the American pivot, to the shifting calculations of many other actors. Strategic culture...

    To Be Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge