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  1. 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...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  2. US Defense Politics

    The origins of security policy, 2nd Edition

    By Harvey M. Sapolsky, Eugene Gholz, Caitlin Talmadge

    This textbook provides an accessible overview of US defense politics for upper-level students. This new edition has been fully updated and revised, with a new chapter on intelligence and new material on unmanned drones, women in the military, the Tea Party, and other key issues. Analyzing the ways...

    Published November 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Nonlinear Science and Warfare

    Chaos, complexity and the U.S. military in the information age

    By Sean T. Lawson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Conflict, Security and Technology

    This book examines the United States military’s use of concepts from non-linear science, such as chaos and complexity theory, in its efforts to theorise information-age warfare. Over the past three decades, the US defence community has shown an increasing interest in learning lessons from the...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. Military Strategy as Public Discourse

    America's war in Afghanistan

    By Tadd Sholtis

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book presents the current history of United States military strategy in Afghanistan as an example of dysfunctional policy discourse among the nation’s elites. The legitimacy of a country’s military strategy can become a subject of intense public debate and doubt, especially in prolonged...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Sea Power and the Asia-Pacific

    The Triumph of Neptune?

    Edited by Geoffrey Till, Patrick Bratton

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    With particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region, this book examines the rise and fall of sea powers. In the Asia-Pacific region there has been significant expansion of sea-based economies together with burgeoning naval power. Many claim that these processes will transform the world’s future...

    Published October 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Military Ethics and Virtues

    An Interdisciplinary Approach for the 21st Century

    By Peter Olsthoorn

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the role of military virtues in today's armed forces.Although long-established military virtues, such as honor, courage and loyalty, are what most armed forces today still use as guiding principles in an effort to enhance the moral behavior of soldiers, much depends on whether...

    Published September 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Companion to Intelligence Studies

    Edited by Robert Dover, Michael S. Goodman, Claudia Hillebrand

    The Routledge Companion to Intelligence Studies provides a broad overview of the growing field of intelligence studies. The recent growth of interest in intelligence and security studies has led to an increased demand for popular depictions of intelligence and reference works to explain the...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Technology Transfers and Non-Proliferation

    Between control and cooperation

    Edited by Oliver Meier

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This edited volume examines the issue of the proliferation of dual-use technology and the efforts of the international community to control these technologies. Efforts to stop the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) increasingly focus on preventing the proliferation and misuse of dual-use...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  9. Network Centric Warfare and Coalition Operations

    The New Military Operating System

    By Paul T. Mitchell

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book argues that Network Centric Warfare (NCW) influences how developed militaries operate in the same fashion that an operating system influences the development of computer software. It examines three inter-related issues: the overwhelming military power of the United States; the growing...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. U.S. Military Strategy in the Gulf (Routledge Revivals)

    Origins and Evolution Under the Carter and Reagan Administrations

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this title explores the nature and dimensions of the U.S. strategy in the Gulf in the formative years that followed the fall of the Shah, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq war. It describes the formation of the U.S. Rapid Deployment Joint...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge