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  1. Modern Military Strategy

    An Introduction

    By Elinor C. Sloan

    This textbook provides a coherent introduction to post-Cold War and post-9/11 military theory for upper-level students seeking an initial understanding of strategic studies. In the contemporary period there has been significant and growing interest among students about international security issues...

    Published March 14th 2012 by Routledge

  2. US Strategy in Africa

    AFRICOM, Terrorism and Security Challenges

    Edited by David J Francis

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book outlines the construction, interpretations and understanding of US strategy towards Africa in the early twenty-first century. No single issue or event in the recent decades in Africa has provoked so much controversy and unified hostility and opposition as the announcement by former...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Managing Diversity in the Military

    The value of inclusion in a culture of uniformity

    Edited by Daniel P. McDonald, Kizzy M. Parks

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited book examines the management of diversity and inclusion in the military. Owing to the rise of asymmetric warfare, a shift in demographics and labor shortfalls, the US Department of Defense (DoD) has prioritized diversity and inclusion in its workforce management philosophy. In pursuing...

    Published October 9th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Why Did the United States Invade Iraq?

    Edited by Jane K. Cramer, A. Trevor Thrall

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This edited volume presents the foremost scholarly thinking on why the US invaded Iraq in 2003, a pivotal event in both modern US foreign policy and international politics. In the years since the US invasion of Iraq it has become clear that the threat of weapons of mass destruction was not as...

    Published August 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Character of War in the 21st Century

    Edited by Caroline Holmqvist-Jonsäter, Christopher Coker

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This edited volume addresses the relationship between the essential nature of war and its character at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The focus is on the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, situations that occupy a central role in international affairs and that have become highly...

    Published July 25th 2011 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...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. North Korea's Military-Diplomatic Campaigns, 1966-2008

    By Narushige Michishita

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    This book examines North Korea’s nuclear diplomacy over a long time period from the early 1960s, setting its dangerous brinkmanship in the wider context of North Korea’s military and diplomatic campaigns to achieve its political goals. It argues that the last four decades of military adventurism...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Deterrence During Disarmament

    Deep Nuclear Reductions and International Security

    By James Acton

    There is a broad sense in both Russia and the United States that deep nuclear reductions—a goal endorsed by both governments—would constitute a risky step into the unknown and could undermine international security. However, until now, the reasons behind these concerns—and whether they are...

    Published March 17th 2011 by Routledge

  9. The Palestinian Military

    Between Militias and Armies

    By Hillel Frisch

    Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies

    This book analyzes Palestinian attempts to create an organized military force from the period of the Mandate up to the present day. Beginning with a comparative overview of the relationship between insurgent movements and the quest to build up a standard military, the book looks, first, at how the...

    Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Operational Warfare at Sea

    Theory and Practice

    By Milan Vego

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This new volume provides a comprehensive analysis of both the theory and practice of operational warfare at sea. The book is unique in using diverse sources and examples to present a comprehensive topical description and analysis of the key components of operational warfare at sea today. It opens...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge