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  1. Understanding Deterrence

    Edited by Keith B. Payne

    For decades, the rational actor model served as the preferred guide for U.S. deterrence policy. It has been a convenient and comforting guide because it requires little detailed knowledge of an opponent’s unique decision-making process and yet typically provides confident generalizations about how...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Intelligence and Strategic Culture

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Reliable information on potential security threats is not just the result of diligent intelligence work but also a product of context and culture. The volume explores the nexus between the intelligence process and strategic culture. How can and does the strategic outlook of the United States and...

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Nuclear Weapons and Cooperative Security in the 21st Century

    The New Disorder

    By Stephen J. Cimbala

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This book looks at the prospects for international cooperation over nuclear weapons proliferation in the 21st century. Nuclear weapons served as stabilizing forces during the Cold War, or the First Nuclear Age, on account of their capability for destruction, the fear that this created among...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. US Military Innovation since the Cold War

    Creation Without Destruction

    Edited by Harvey Sapolsky, Benjamin Friedman, Brendan Green

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book explains how the US military reacted to the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA), and failed to innovate its organization or doctrine to match the technological breakthroughs it brought about. Many called for the transformation of the US military in the years after the end of the Cold...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Modern War and the Utility of Force

    Challenges, Methods and Strategy

    Edited by Isabelle Duyvesteyn, Jan Angstrom

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book investigates the use and utility of military force in modern war. After the Cold War, Western armed forces have increasingly been called upon to intervene in internal conflicts in the former Third World. These forces have been called upon to carry out missions that they traditionally...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. Understanding Contemporary Strategy

    By Thomas M. Kane, David J. Lonsdale

    Understanding Contemporary Strategy provides an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of modern strategy. Covering all the main issues in the field, the book explores the major themes through a combination of classical and modern strategic theory, history and current...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. War, Peace and International Relations

    An introduction to strategic history, 2nd Edition

    By Colin S. Gray

    War, Peace and International Relations provides an introduction to the strategic history of the past two centuries, showing how those 200 years were shaped and reshaped extensively by war. The book takes a broad view of what was relevant to the causes, courses, and consequences of wars. Written by...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge

  9. A Perpetual Menace

    Nuclear Weapons and International Order

    By William Walker

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    Written by a leading scholar in the field of nuclear weapons and international relations, this book examines ‘the problem of order’ arising from the existence of weapons of mass destruction. This central problem of international order has its origins in the nineteenth century, when...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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