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  1. The Routledge Handbook of European Security

    Edited by Sven Biscop, Richard Whitman

    This new Handbook brings together key experts on European security from the academic and policy worlds to examine the European Union (EU) as an international security actor. In the two decades since the end of the Cold War, the EU has gradually emerged as an autonomous actor in the field of...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Economic Assistance and Conflict Transformation

    Peacebuilding in Northern Ireland

    By Sean Byrne

    Series: Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

    This book examines the role of economic aid in the management and resolution of protracted ethnic conflicts, focusing on the case study of Northern Ireland. The book describes the results of a study of the role of economic aid within Northern Ireland, through the viewpoints of citizens collected...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Freedom and Terror

    Reason and Unreason in Politics

    By Gabriel Weimann, Abraham Kaplan

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book examines reason and unreason in the legal and political responses to terrorism. Terrorism is often perceived as sheer madness, unreasonable use of extreme violence and senseless, futile political action. These assertions are challenged by this book. Combining ‘traditional’ thought (by...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Counter-Insurgency Myth

    The British Experience of Irregular Warfare

    By Andrew Mumford

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the complex practice of counter-insurgency warfare through the prism of British military experiences in the post-war era and endeavours to unpack their performance. During the twentieth century counter-insurgency assumed the status of one of the British military’s fortes. A...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Diminishing Conflicts in Asia and the Pacific

    Why Some Subside and Others Don’t

    Edited by Edward Aspinall, Robin Jeffrey, Anthony Regan

    Series: Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

    Since the publication of the 2005 Human Security Report, scholars and policy-makers have debated the causes, interpretation and implications of what the report described as a global decline in armed conflict since the end of the Cold War. Focusing on the Asia-Pacific region, this book analyses the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mercenaries, Hybrid Armies and National Security

    Private Soldiers and the State in the 21st Century

    By Caroline Varin

    Series: LSE International Studies Series

    This book assesses the use of ‘mercenaries’ by states, and their integration into the national armed forces as part of a new hybridisation trend of contemporary armies. Governments, especially in the West, are undertaking an unprecedented wave of demilitarisation and military budget cuts....

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. War in the Modern World, 1990-2014

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Warfare and History

    In War in the Modern World, 1990-2014, Jeremy Black looks at the most modern of conflicts from the perspective that war is a central feature of the modern world. Arguing that understanding non-Western developments is crucial if the potential of Western war-making is to be assessed accurately, the...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Counter-Radicalisation

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Christopher Baker-Beall, Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Lee Jarvis

    Series: Routledge Critical Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a wide-ranging and critical examination of recent counter-radicalisation policies, using case studies from several countries. Counter-radicalisation policies, such as the UK ‘Prevent’ strategy, have been highly controversial and increasingly criticised since their introduction. In...

    Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Congressional Policymaking in Sino-U.S. Relations during the Post-Cold War Era

    By Joseph A Gagliano

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Conventional wisdom holds that the President enjoys the preponderance of foreign policy power, however Congress has influenced China policymaking more than is generally recognized. The legislature has demonstrated consistent interests in the realm of China policy, and it has invariably pursued...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. War and Intervention in Lebanon (Routledge Revivals)

    The Israeli-Syrian Deterrence Dialogue

    By Yair Evron

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Despite the bitter conflict that divided Jerusalem and Damascus, a fascinating process of indirect – through the United States – and tacit understandings emerged with regard to Lebanon in the 1970s. This derived largely from the Israeli deterrence posture which held in check Syrian military...

    Published September 1st 2014 by Routledge