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  1. 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 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. 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 14th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 6th 2012 by Routledge