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  1. Defending Taiwan

    The Future Vision of Taiwan's Defence Policy and Military Strategy

    Edited by Martin Edmonds, Michael Tsai

    Recent concern about mainland China's intentions towards Taiwan, and more general concern about the risk of instability in the region, has led to growing interest in Taiwan's military strategy, in how Taiwan perceives threats to itself, and in how the Taiwanese military are reacting to these...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Security Strategies and American World Order

    Lost Power

    By Birthe Hansen, Peter Toft

    This book analyses security strategies in the American world order, systematically comparing Russian, Middle Eastern and European policies. The main finding is that the loss of relative power has decisive importance for the security strategies of states, but that particular strategies can only be...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. US Nuclear Weapons Policy After the Cold War

    Russians, 'Rogues' and Domestic Division

    By Nick Ritchie

    This book offers an in-depth examination of America’s nuclear weapons policy since the end of the Cold War. Exploring nuclear forces structure, arms control, regional planning and the weapons production complex, the volume identifies competing sets of ideas about nuclear weapons and domestic...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Israel's Wars of Attrition

    Attrition Challenges to Democratic States

    By Avi Kober

    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 April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. America, Technology and Strategic Culture

    A Clausewitzian Assessment

    By Brice Harris

    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 April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Statebuilding and Intervention

    Policies, Practices and Paradigms

    Edited by David Chandler

    This edited book sets out and engages with some of the key policies, practices and paradigms of external intervention in the case of state support and reconstruction. Many assumptions about statebuilding have been reconsidered in the wake of Iraq, and ongoing problems in other states such as...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Capitalism, Democracy and the Prevention of War and Poverty

    Edited by Peter Graeff, Guido Mehlkop

    For a very large part of the world’s population, poverty and war are still part of everyday life. Drawing on insights from several disciplines, this book attempts to find scientific answers to explain the relationship between conflict and poverty. This interdisciplinary volume brings together a...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Protest, Repression and Political Regimes

    An Empirical Analysis of Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa

    By Sabine C. Carey

    This volume investigates the relationship between protest, repression and political regimes in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Considering how different political regimes use repression and respond to popular protest, this book analyzes the relationship between protest and repression in...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Discourses and Practices of Terrorism

    Interrogating Terror

    Edited by Bob Brecher, Mark Devenney

    This interdisciplinary book investigates the consequences of the language of terror for our lives in democratic societies. The approach of this book is in direct contrast with those that either view terrorism simplistically, as a clear reality threatening democratic society and thus requiring...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The New Citizen Armies

    Israel’s Armed Forces in Comparative Perspective

    Edited by Stuart A. Cohen

    This edited book constitutes the first detailed attempt at a comparative international analysis of the transformations that are currently affecting the composition of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and their place in Israeli society. Focusing primarily on deviations from the...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge