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Forthcoming Defence Studies Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Just War Tradition: Applying Old Ethics to New Problems

    Edited by Davis Brown, Henrik Syse

    This collection examines the role of the just war tradition and its criteria in solving pressing present-day challenges. In particular, it deals with three types of challenges to world public order. One is anticipatory self-defense, in which one state attacks another to pre-empt or prevent an...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Maritime Diplomacy in the 21st Century

    Drivers and Challenges

    By Christian Le Mière

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book aims to redefine maritime diplomacy for the modern era. Maritime diplomacy encompasses a spectrum of activities, from co-operative measures such as port visits, exercises and humanitarian assistance to persuasive deployment and coercion. It is an activity no longer confined to just...

    To Be Published May 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Land Warfare

    By Christopher Tuck

    Understanding Land Warfare provides a thorough grounding in the vocabulary, concepts, issues and debates associated with modern land warfare. The book is a thematic, debate-driven analysis of what makes land warfare unique; how it interacts with the other environments; the key concepts that shape...

    To Be Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Naval Warfare

    By Ian Speller

    This new textbook offers the reader an accessible introduction to the study of modern naval warfare, providing a thorough grounding in the vocabulary, concepts, issues, debates and relevant history. Navies operate in an environment that most people do not understand and that many avoid. They are...

    To Be Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Military Ethics and Emerging Technologies

    Edited by Timothy J. Demy, George R. Lucas Jr., Bradley J. Strawser

    This volume looks at current and emerging technologies of war and some of the ethical issues surrounding their use. Although the nature and politics of war never change, the weapons and technologies used in war do change and are always undergoing development. Because of that, the arsenal of weapons...

    To Be Published June 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 June 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  8. Contemporary Military Theory

    The dynamics of war

    By Jan Angstrom, J.J. Widén

    The book aims to provide the reader with a state-of-the-art introduction to classic and modern military theory. The text accounts for the most important theories within the field by developing and analyzing these theories, as well as problematizing both their normative and explanatory aims. While...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Minimum Deterrence: Examining the Evidence

    Edited 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, former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger and an unparalleled bipartisan group of senior civilian and military experts critically examine eight basic...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Pakistan's Nuclear Policy

    A Minimum Credible Deterrence

    By Zafar Khan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    In May 1998, in reaction to India’s nuclear weapon tests, Pakistan tested six nuclear weapons. Following this, the country opted for a policy of minimum deterrence, and within a year, Pakistan had altered its policy stance by adding the modifier of minimum ‘credible’ deterrence. This book looks at...

    To Be Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge