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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Special Forces, Strategy and the War on Terror

    Warfare By Other Means

    By Alastair Finlan

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This volume undertakes a systematic analysis of the relationship between Special Forces and contemporary strategy, explaining the resurgence of interest in Special Forces, particularly in the West, by exploring their appeal over traditional conventional force options in the current ‘War on Terror’....

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge

  8. National Security in the Obama Administration

    Reassessing the Bush Doctrine

    By Stanley A. Renshon

    The Bush Doctrine is dead! At least that’s what critics hope. But while new U.S. national security challenges emerge, many post-9/11 threats still persist and the policies of George W. Bush offer one set of strategic answers for how President Obama can confront those dangers. Neither a polemic nor...

    Published September 13th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Israel's Wars of Attrition

    Attrition Challenges to Democratic States

    By Avi Kober

    Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies

    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',...

    Published August 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Chinese Strategic Culture and Foreign Policy Decision-Making

    Confucianism, Leadership and War

    By Huiyun Feng

    Series: Asian Security Studies

    Examining the major academic and policy debates over China’s rise and related policy issues, this book looks into the motivations and intentions of a rising China. Most of the scholarly works on China’s rise approach the question at a structural level by looking at the international system and the...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge