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  1. Rethinking Western Approaches to Counterinsurgency

    Lessons From Post-Colonial Conflict

    By Russell W. Glenn

    Series: Studies in Insurgency, Counterinsurgency and National Security

    This book critically examines the Western approach to counter-insurgency in the post-colonial era and offers a series of recommendations to address current shortfalls. The author argues that current approaches to countering insurgency rely too heavily on conflicts from the post-World War II years...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Security, Strategy and Military Change in the 21st Century

    Cross-Regional Perspectives

    Edited by Jo Inge Bekkevold, Ian Bowers, Michael Raska

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited volume explores and analyses strategic thinking, military reform and adaptation in an era of Asian growth, European austerity and US rebalancing. A significant shift in policy, strategy and military affairs is underway in both Asia and Europe, with the former gaining increasing...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Liberal Wars

    Anglo-American Strategy, Ideology and Practice

    Edited by Alan Cromartie

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book addresses the relationship between the 'liberal' values of Anglo-Saxon cultures and the way that they conduct themselves when they are fighting - or preparing to fight - wars. The United States and the United Kingdom are characterised by a consensus that their social and political...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Terrorism Innovation and Learning

    Al-Qaeda and Beyond

    Edited by Magnus Ranstorp, Magnus Normark

    Series: Political Violence

    This book examines the role of terrorist innovation and learning in theory and practice, and in the context of three specific EU case-studies. It is often said that terrorist groups are relatively conservative in character operating in a technological vacuum – relying almost exclusively on bombs...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  5. International Organizations and the Implementation of the Responsibility to Protect

    The Humanitarian Crisis in Syria

    Edited by Daniel Silander, Don Wallace

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book seeks to understand the obligation of the international community to implement the principles of the Responsibility to Protect (R2P). With a focus on the humanitarian crisis in Syria, the volume examines what formal responsibility and actual capability international institutions have to...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Security Expertise

    Practice, Power, Responsibility

    Edited by Trine Villumsen Berling, Christian Bueger

    Series: PRIO New Security Studies

    This volume brings together scholars from different fields to explore the power, consequences and everyday practices of security expertise. Expertise mediates between different forms of knowledge: scientific and technological, legal, economic and political knowledge. This book offers the first...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. The European Defence Agency

    Arming Europe

    Edited by Nikolaos Karampekios, Iraklis Oikonomou

    Series: Routledge Studies in European Security and Strategy

    This volume provides a comprehensive understanding of the European Defence Agency (EDA), the leading EU armaments policy institution. Despite its critical role in European strategic and military affairs as the key hub of European policy-making in the field of armaments, the Agency has hitherto...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Cuban Missile Crisis

    A Critical Reappraisal

    Edited by Len Scott, R. Gerald Hughes

    Series: Cold War History

    This volume brings together a collection of leading international experts to revisit and review our understanding of the Cuban Missile Crisis, via a critical reappraisal of some of the key texts. In October 1962, humankind came close to the end of its history. The risk of catastrophe is now...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. International Competition in China, 1899-1991

    The Rise, Fall, and Restoration of the Open Door Policy

    By Bruce A. Elleman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    China's recent economic reforms have opened its economy to the world. This policy, however, is not new: in the late nineteenth century, the United States put forward the Open Door Policy as a counter to European exclusive 'spheres of influence' in China. This book, based on extensive original...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge