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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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