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  1. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. 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 15th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 24th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 26th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Private Security Contractors and New Wars

    Risk, Law, and Ethics

    By Kateri Carmola

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book addresses the ambiguities of the growing use of private security contractors and provides guidance as to how our expectations about regulating this expanding ‘service’ industry will have to be adjusted. In the warzones of Iraq and Afghanistan many of those who carry weapons are not...

    Published June 6th 2011 by Routledge

  9. War, Peace and Hegemony in a Globalized World

    The Changing Balance of Power in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Chandra Chari

    Series: Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

    This book focuses on how the US could adapt its foreign policy initiatives to fit in with the growing aspirations of a multipolar world for a more balanced international order. Written by leading scholars, such as Joseph Nye, Eric Hobsbawm and Akira Iriye, the volume examines if the absence of a...

    Published August 15th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Territory, War, and Peace

    By John A. Vasquez, Marie T. Henehan

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book presents a collection of new and updated essays on what has come to be known as the territorial explanation of war. The book argues that a key both to peace and to war lies in understanding the role territory plays as a source of conflict and inter-group violence. Of all the issues that...

    Published July 12th 2010 by Routledge