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  1. The EU and Multilateral Security Governance

    Edited by Sonia Lucarelli, Luk Van Langenhove, Jan Wouters

    Series: Routledge Advances in European Politics

    This book studies the role of the EU in peace and security as a regional actor with global aspirations, in the context of challenged and changing multilateralism. Multilateralism, governance and security are three concepts that have attracted a great deal of attention in the past decade and...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Securing 'the Homeland'

    Critical Infrastructure, Risk and (In)Security

    By Myriam Anna Dunn, Kristian Søby Kristensen

    Series: CSS Studies in Security and International Relations

    This edited volume uses a ‘constructivist/reflexive’ approach to address critical infrastructure protection (CIP), a central political practice associated with national security. The politics of CIP, and the construction of the threat they are meant to counter, effectively establish a powerful...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Kidnapping and Abduction

    Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in Survival

    By Brian John Heard

    Terrorist groups and organized crime cartels pose an increasing threat of kidnapping throughout many regions in the word. At the same time, international travel has become more commonplace for both business and leisure purposes. Kidnapping and Abduction: Minimizing the Threat and Lessons in...

    Published November 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. The Origins of the US War on Terror

    Lebanon, Libya and American Intervention in the Middle East

    By Mattia Toaldo

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    The war on terror did not start after 9/11, rather its origins must be traced back much further to the Reagan administration and the 1980s. Utilizing recently declassified archival resources, Toaldo offers an in-depth analysis of how ideas and threat perceptions were shaped both by traditional US...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. US Foreign Policy and the Rogue State Doctrine

    By Alex Miles

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Concerns over Iran’s nuclear programme, North Korea’s nuclear brinkmanship and, in the past, Iraq’s apparent pursuit of WMD have captured the world’s attention, and dominated the agenda of the American foreign policy establishment. But, what led policymakers and the US military to emphasise the...

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. West Africa and the U.S. War on Terror

    Edited by George Klay Kieh, Kelechi Kalu

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Since the terrorist attacks on the American homeland on September 11, 2001, fighting the menace has become the frontier issue on the U.S.’ national security agenda. In the case of the African Continent, the United States has, and continues to accord major attention to the West African sub-region....

    Published November 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Contesting Security

    Strategies and Logics

    Edited by Thierry Balzacq

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    Contesting Security investigates to what extent the ‘logic of security’, which underpins securitization, can be contained, rolled back or dismantled. Featuring legitimacy as a cement of security practices, this volume presents a detailed account of the "logic" which sustains security in order to...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Putting Terrorism in Context

    Lessons from the Global Terrorism Database

    By Gary LaFree, Laura Dugan, Erin Miller

    Series: Contemporary Terrorism Studies

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Technology and the Law on the Use of Force

    New Security Challenges in the Twenty-First Century

    By Jackson Maogoto

    Series: Routledge Research in International Law

    As governmental and non-governmental operations become progressively supported by vast automated systems and electronic data flows, attacks of government information infrastructure, operations and processes pose a serious threat to economic and military interests. In 2007 Estonia suffered a month...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Routledge