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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. The Counter-Insurgency Myth

    The British Experience of Irregular Warfare

    By Andrew Mumford

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the complex practice of counter-insurgency warfare through the prism of British military experiences in the post-war era and endeavours to unpack their performance. During the twentieth century counter-insurgency assumed the status of one of the British military’s fortes. A...

    Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge

  5. 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 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2010 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Operational Warfare at Sea

    Theory and Practice

    By Milan Vego

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This new volume provides a comprehensive analysis of both the theory and practice of operational warfare at sea. The book is unique in using diverse sources and examples to present a comprehensive topical description and analysis of the key components of operational warfare at sea today. It opens...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Space and Defense Policy

    Edited by Damon Coletta, Frances T. Pilch

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    This edited volume introduces the reader to the role of space in military and defense strategy, and outlines some of the major foreign and domestic actors in the space arena, as well as constraints of law and treaties on activities in space. It also addresses science and technology as they relate...

    Published January 14th 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Psychology of Strategic Terrorism

    Public and Government Responses to Attack

    By Ben Sheppard

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This new volume explores terrorism and strategic terror, examining how the public responds to terrorist attacks, and what authorities can do in such situations. The book uses a unique interdisciplinary approach, which combines the behavioural sciences and international relations, in order to...

    Published December 20th 2009 by Routledge