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  1. Post-war Counterinsurgency and the SAS, 1945-1952

    A Special Type of Warfare

    By Tim Jones

    Series: Military History and Policy

    This work details the state of British counterinsurgency knowledge by 1945, and shows how wartime special forces and unconventional warfare affected many postwar counterinsurgencies. The vital role of the Special Air Service (SAS) is revealed here for the first time....

    Published May 31st 2007 by Routledge

  2. A Crisis of Global Institutions?

    Multilateralism and International Security

    By Edward Newman

    Series: Global Institutions

    The legitimacy of global institutions which address security challenges is in question. The manner in which they make decisions and the interests they reflect often falls short of twenty-first century expectations and norms of good governance. Also, their performance has raised doubts about their...

    Published May 24th 2007 by Routledge

  3. India - From Regional to World Power

    By Ashok Kapur

    This book examines the rise of India to the status of a world power capable of dealing with the full spectrum of international and regional issues in a critical part of the world. It traces the evolution of Indian diplomacy in the hands of key Indian practitioners comparing Nehru, the founder of...

    Published May 14th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

    By David J. Galbreath

    Series: Global Institutions

    During the Cold War, the two global superpowers were able to come together to resolve many issues of transparency and common challenges, leading to a change in European and global security. The OSCE covered the area formerly occupied by NATO and the Warsaw Pact, championing the Helsinki Final Act,...

    Published May 10th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The International Committee of the Red Cross

    A Neutral Humanitarian Actor

    By David P. Forsythe, Barbara Ann J. Rieffer-Flanagan

    Series: Global Institutions

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has a complex position in international relations, being the guardian of international humanitarian law but often acting discretely to advance human dignity. Treated by most governments as if it were an inter-governmental organization, the ICRC is...

    Published May 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  6. Culture and Security

    Symbolic Power and the Politics of International Security

    By Michael Williams

    Series: New International Relations

    This book examines the role of culture in contemporary security policies, providing a critical overview of the ways in which culture has been theorized in security studies. Developing a theoretical framework that stresses the relationship between culture, power, security and strategy, the volume...

    Published May 1st 2007 by Routledge

  7. National Security Issues in Science, Law, and Technology

    Edited by Thomas A. Johnson

    The tragedy of 9/11 placed homeland security and the prevention of further attacks into the central focus of our national consciousness. With so many avenues of terror open to our enemies in terms of mode, medium, and location, effective management and mitigation of threat must be grounded in...

    Published April 16th 2007 by CRC Press

  8. The India-Pakistan Nuclear Relationship

    Theories of Deterrence and International Relations

    Edited by E. Sridharan

    Conflict resolution and promotion of regional cooperation in South Asia has assumed a new urgency in the aftermath of the nuclear tests by India and Pakistan in 1998, and underlined by the outbreak of fighting in Kargil in 1999, full mobilization on the border during most of 2002, and continued...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge India

  9. Global Security Governance

    Competing Perceptions of Security in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Emil J. Kirchner, James Sperling

    This book demarcates the barriers and pathways to major power security cooperation and provides an empirical analysis of threat perception among the world’s major powers. Divided into three parts, Emil Kirchner and James Sperling use a common analytical framework for the changing security agenda...

    Published February 16th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Conflict and Peace Building in Divided Societies

    Responses to Ethnic Violence

    By Anthony Oberschall

    This groundbreaking book provides an integrated account of ethnic, nationality and sectarian conflicts in the contemporary world including the role of collective myths, the mass media and the ethnification of identities as contributors to ethnic conflicts and wars. In addition to many examples from...

    Published February 15th 2007 by Routledge