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  1. 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

  2. Pakistan's War on Terrorism

    Strategies for Combating Jihadist Armed Groups since 9/11

    By Samir Puri

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    This book examines Pakistan's strategies in the war against Islamist armed groups that began late 2001, following the 9/11 attacks. The significance of the war inside Pakistan can hardly be understated. Starting in the tribal territories adjacent to Afghanistan, Pakistan’s war has come to engulf...

    Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Military Doctrine

    A Multidisciplinary Approach

    By Harald Hoiback

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book puts military doctrine into a wider perspective, drawing on military history, philosophy, and political science. Military doctrines are institutional beliefs about what works in war; given the trauma of 9/11 and the ensuing 'War on Terror', serious divergences over what the message of...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Seapower

    A Guide for the Twenty-First Century, 3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey Till

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This is the third, revised and fully updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the 21st Century. The rise of the Chinese and other Asian navies, worsening quarrels over maritime jurisdiction and the United States’ maritime pivot towards the Asia-Pacific region reminds us that the...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Israeli Statecraft

    National Security Challenges and Responses

    By Yehezkel Dror

    Series: BESA Studies in International Security

    This book offers a systematic examination, analysis and evaluation of Israeli national security statecraft in terms of challenges and responses. Providing an in-depth analysis of Israeli statecraft challenges and responses, this interdisciplinary book integrates social science and security studies...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Improving Intelligence Analysis

    Bridging the Gap between Scholarship and Practice

    By Stephen Marrin

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book on intelligence analysis written by intelligence expert Dr. Stephen Marrin argues that scholarship can play a valuable role in improving intelligence analysis. Improving intelligence analysis requires bridging the gap between scholarship and practice. Compared to the more...

    Published December 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Hollywood and the CIA

    Cinema, Defense and Subversion

    By Oliver Boyd Barrett, David Herrera, James A. Baumann

    Series: Media, War and Security

    This book investigates representations of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) in Hollywood films, and the synergies between Hollywood product, U.S. military/defense interests and U.S. foreign policy. As probably the best known of the many different intelligence agencies of the US, the CIA is an...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Space Strategy in the 21st Century

    Theory and Policy

    Edited by Eligar Sadeh

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    This book offers an overview of space strategy in the 21st century. The purpose of space strategy is to coordinate, integrate, and prioritize space activities across security, commercial, and civil sectors. Without strategy, space activities continue to provide value, but it becomes difficult to...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Space Policy

    A Study in Domestic and International Politics

    By Roger Handberg, Zhen Li

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    This volume explains the beginnings and expansion of China's space program, analyzing how China is now able to hold such ambitions and how the interaction between technology, politics and economics has influenced the Chinese space program. It opens by tracing out the earlier development of the...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Military Relations

    Edited by Thomas C. Bruneau, Florina Cristiana Matei

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging, internationally focused overview of the field of civil–military relations. The armed forces are central actors in most societies and are involved in many different roles. Amongst other activities, they engage in peace operations, support the police in...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge