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  1. Ethics and War in the 21st Century

    By Christopher Coker

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This book explores the ethical implications of war in the contemporary world. The author, a leading theorist of warfare, explains why it is of crucial importance that Western countries should continue to apply traditional ethical rules and practices in war, even when engaging with international...

    Published January 30th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Great Powers and the Quest for Hegemony

    The World Order since 1500

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This timely book provides a general overview of Great Power politics and world order from 1500 to the present. Jeremy Black provides several historical case-studies, each of which throws light on both the power in question and the international system of the period, and how it had developed from...

    Published October 30th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Special Operations and Strategy

    From World War II to the War on Terrorism

    By James D. Kiras

    Series: Strategy and History

    James D. Kiras shows how a number of different special operations, in conjunction with more conventional military actions, achieve and sustain strategic effect(s) over time. In particular, he argues that the root of effective special operations lies in understanding the relationship existing...

    Published September 20th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Corporate Soldiers and International Security

    The Rise of Private Military Companies

    By Christopher Kinsey

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book traces the history of private military companies, with a special focus on UK private forces. Christopher Kinsey examines the mercenary companies that filled the ranks of many European armies right up to the 1850s, the organizations that operated in Africa in the 1960s and early 1970s, the...

    Published August 30th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Information Warfare in Business

    Strategies of Control and Resistance in the Network Society

    By Iain Munro

    Information Warfare in Business provides a significant and interesting perspective on the concept of the network organization. It illustrates the relations between information technology and organization, and in particular, between business organizations and the recent revolution in military...

    Published February 27th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Missile Defence

    International, Regional and National Implications

    Edited by Sten Rynning, Bertel Heurlin

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    The missile defence policy of the US plays a crucial role in international affairs and is normally studied from a US perspective. This book is different, it delivers a sharp analysis of regional and national variations and integrates them with US viewpoints to present a&...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Strategy and History

    Essays on Theory and Practice

    By Colin S. Gray

    Series: Strategy and History

    Strategy and History comprises a selection of Professor Gray's key contributions to strategic debate over the past thirty years. These essays have been selected both because they had significant messages for contemporary controversies, and because they have some continuing relevance for...

    Published April 12th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Waning of Major War

    Theories and Debates

    Edited by Raimo Vayrynen

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book is a systematic effort by leading international scholars to map the trends in major-power warfare and explore whether it is waxing or waning. The main point of departure is that major-power war as a historical institution is in decline. This does not mean, though, that wars between states...

    Published November 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  9. Warfighting and Disruptive Technologies

    Disguising Innovation

    By Terry Pierce

    Series: Strategy and History

    Occasionally, militaries during times of peace achieve major warfighting innovations. Terry Pierce calls these 'disruptive innovations'. The more common innovation phenomenon, however, has been that of integrating new technologies to help perform existing missions better and not change them...

    Published December 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  10. Future War In Cities

    Rethinking a Liberal Dilemma

    By Alice Hills

    This book is the first full-length study of a key security issue confronting the west in the twenty-first century, urban military operations - as currently being undertaken by US and UK forces in Iraq. It relates military operations in cities to the wider study of conflict and security in an era of...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge