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  1. Radicalization

    Edited by Peter R. Neumann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    ‘Radicalization’ has become one of the great buzzwords of our time. A Google search for the concept produces more than 1,500,000 hits—less than ‘terrorism’ but equal to ‘political violence’ and ‘extremism’. This may seem surprising, given that the term entered the academic vocabulary just ten years...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Securitization of Property Squatting in Europe

    By Mary Manjikian

    Series: Routledge Research in Urban Politics and Policy

    Housing is no longer about having a place to live – but about state pressures to conform, norms and policies regarding citizenship, and practices of surveillance and security. Breaking new ground in the field of urban politics and international relations, Securitization of Property Squatting in...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization

    The Enduring Alliance, 2nd Edition

    By Julian Lindley-French

    Series: Global Institutions

    Continuing to provide a concise approach to this crucial organization, the second edition of The North Atlantic Treaty Organization: The Enduring Alliance is fully updated to take in the developments since 2007, with key additions including: Discussion of NATO’s place in a changing world...

    Published June 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Social Networks, Terrorism and Counter-terrorism

    Radical and Connected

    Edited by Martin Bouchard

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book examines two key themes in terrorism studies, the radicalization process and counter-terrorism policies, through the lens of social networks. The book aims to show that networks should be at the forefront not only when analysing terrorists, but also when assessing the responses to their...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Securing Sierra Leone, 1997–2013

    Defence, Diplomacy and Development in Action

    By Peter Albrecht, Paul Jackson

    Series: Whitehall Papers

    Between 1991 and 2002, Sierra Leone was wracked by a devastating civil war and the complete collapse of state institutions. Since then, however, the UK’s contribution to post-war reconstruction has been widely held up as an example of successful stabilisation and state-building – particularly of...

    Published June 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Financial War on Terrorism

    A Review of Counter-Terrorist Financing Strategies Since 2001

    By Nicholas Ryder

    Series: The Law of Financial Crime

    On September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists committed the largest and deadliest terrorist attack in the United States of America. The response from the inter-national community, and in particular the US, was swift. President George Bush declared what has commonly been referred to as either the ‘War on...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Why Wars Widen

    A Theory of Predation and Balancing

    By Stacy Bergstrom Haldi

    This work explains how wars are most likely to escalate when the effects of warfare are limited. The author demonstrates that total wars during the modern era were very violent and were far less likely to spread, yet the cost of warfare is falling making future conflicts more likely to spread....

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. US Economic Statecraft for Survival, 1933-1991

    Of Sanctions, Embargoes and Economic Warfare

    By Alan P. Dobson

    How have US economic defence policies promoted its security since 1933?US Policies of Economic Warfare, 1933-1991 concentrates on an important and neglected facet of America's fight for survival in the latter half of the twentieth century. It explains how US policy-makers crafted and used...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Information and Revolutions in Military Affairs

    Edited by Emily O. Goldman

    Like the industrial revolution before it, the information technology revolution appears to be creating a new ruling class, a new economy and a new society. Information technology is also transforming military operations and warfare. A vast literature on the revolution in military affairs (or "RMA")...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy

    Truman, Secret Warfare and the CIA, 1945-53

    By Sarah-Jane Corke

    Based on recently declassified documents, this book provides the first examination of the Truman Administration’s decision to employ covert operations in the Cold War. Although covert operations were an integral part of America’s arsenal during the late 1940s and early 1950s, the majority of these...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge