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  1. Handbook of Intelligence Studies

    Edited by Loch K. Johnson

    This topical volume offers a comprehensive review of secret intelligence organizations and activities. Intelligence has been in the news consistently since 9/11 and the Iraqi WMD errors. Leading experts in the field approach the three major missions of intelligence: collection-and-analysis;...

    Published April 8th 2009 by Routledge

  2. The Strategy of Terrorism

    How it Works, and Why it Fails

    By Peter R. Neumann, M.L.R. Smith

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This is the first book to set out a comprehensive framework by which to understand terrorism as strategy. It contends that even terrorism of the supposedly nihilist variety can be viewed as a bona fide method for distributing means to fulfil the ends of policy, that is, as a strategy. The main...

    Published March 4th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Global Insurgency and the Future of Armed Conflict

    Debating Fourth-Generation Warfare

    Edited by Regina Karp, Aaron Karp, Terry Terriff

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    This volume covers a timely debate in contemporary security studies: can armed forces adjust to the rising challenge of insurgency and terrorism, the greatest transformation in warfare since the birth of the international system? Containing essays by leading international security scholars...

    Published February 18th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Theoretical Roots of US Foreign Policy

    Machiavelli and American Unilateralism

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume explores the reasons why American leaders from the 1700s onwards frequently adopt policies of unilateralism. Thomas M. Kane presents fresh explanations for America’s invasion of Iraq and defiance of international agreements, which go much deeper than conventional critiques of...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Strategic Culture and Ways of War

    By Lawrence Sondhaus

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    A much-needed survey and synopsis of literature on strategic culture and ways of war. It clearly shows how national strategies and approaches to warfare are, to a significant extent, culturally determined. The concept of national ‘ways of war’ dates from the 1930s, when Basil H. Liddell Hart...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge

  6. America, the EU and Strategic Culture

    Renegotiating the Transatlantic Bargain

    By Asle Toje

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book provides a provocative analysis of relations between Europe and America during the tempestuous years 1998-2004. Analysing EU foreign policy, it concludes that the lessons learnt in interacting with America have been crucial in shaping the emerging EU strategic culture. The book...

    Published November 29th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Naval Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Operations

    Stability from the Sea

    Edited by James J. Wirtz, Jeffrey A. Larsen

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This edited volume explores stability, security, transition and reconstruction operations (SSTR), highlighting the challenges and opportunities they create for the US Navy. The book argues that SSTR operations are challenging because they create new missions and basing modes, and signal a return...

    Published November 6th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Military Transformation and Strategy

    Revolutions in Military Affairs and Small States

    Edited by Bernard Loo

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book explores the idea of a ‘revolution in military affairs’ (RMA), which underpins the transformational agenda of the US military, and examines its implications for smaller states. The strategic studies literature on the RMA tends to be American-centric and directed towards the strategic...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge

  9. America, Technology and Strategic Culture

    A Clausewitzian Assessment

    By Brice Harris

    Series: Strategy and History

    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...

    Published August 20th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Victory and Defeat in Contemporary War

    Edited by Jan Angstrom, Isabelle Duyvesteyn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Bringing together leading contributors in the field, this new volume analyzes how victory and defeat in modern war can be understood and explained. It does so by confronting two inter-related research problems: the nature of victory and defeat in modern war and the explanations of victory and...

    Published July 6th 2008 by Routledge