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  1. Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    This book examines the growing role of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in conflict and post-conflict situations, as part of a broader trend towards the outsourcing of security functions. Particular emphasis is placed on key moral, legal, and political considerations involved in the...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) and the Quest for Accountability

    Edited by George Andreopoulos, John Kleinig

    Private Military and Security Companies (PMSCs) have constituted a perennial feature of the security landscape. Yet, it is their involvement in and conduct during the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that have transformed the outsourcing of security services into such a pressing public policy...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Israel's Wars of Attrition

    Attrition Challenges to Democratic States

    By Avi Kober

    This book analyzes the way Israel has coped with nine wars of attrition from the 1950s to the recent Second Lebanon War (2006), questioning the belief that Western democracy cannot sustain prolonged wars of attrition. Challenging Israel with attrition has been compatible with the 'Arab way of war',...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. America, Technology and Strategic Culture

    A Clausewitzian Assessment

    By Brice Harris

    This book analyses the American way of war within the context of Clausewitzian theory. In doing so, it draws conclusions about the origins, viability, and technical feasibility of America’s current strategic approach. The author argues that the situation in which America has found itself in Iraq...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Maritime Strategy and Sea Control

    Theory and Practice

    By Milan Vego

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book focuses on the key naval strategic objective of exercising sea control. It explains in some detail the theory illustrated by the historical examples of the main methods to obtain/maintain and exercise sea control. Each of the main methods for obtaining/maintaining sea control (e.g....

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Asia's Nuclear Futures

    By Chung Min Lee

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the role of nuclear weapons in Asia since 1945, its implications for regional and global security, and the conditions under which more Asian countries might seek to acquire a nuclear capability in the future. It focuses in particular on...

    To Be Published August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Geopolitics for the 21st Century

    Addressing National Insecurities

    Edited by Leonard Hochberg, James D. Hardy Jr.

    Series: Geopolitical Theory

    This edited volume assesses the geopolitical configuration of forces in the international arena at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Since the end of the Cold War, the international arena has entered a period of transition. Although the United States emerged as the victor in the Cold War,...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Theory of Space Power

    The Perils of Strategic Analogy

    By John Sheldon

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    The book will provide a coherent strategic theory for space power, and explain why previous attempts at theorizing about space power have failed. The book argues that the main reason for this failure is the tendency of theorists to rely on strategic analogies when framing a theory of...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Military Transformation in East Asia

    Technology and Future Security

    By Malcolm R. Davis

    Series: Strategy and History

    This new book explores how the notion of a ‘Revolution in Military Affairs’ (RMA) may emerge in East Asia, particularly within the maritime (naval and air) realm of military operations and capabilities. Malcolm R. Davis makes a clear case that Australia, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan,...

    To Be Published November 29th 2015 by Routledge

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