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  1. Soft Target Hardening

    Protecting People from Attack

    By Jennifer Hesterman

    Terrorist attacks occur daily and are increasingly being aimed at civilian populations around the world. Battlefield lines have been redrawn to include churches, schools, hospitals, and malls. This breach of moral boundary is shocking and invokes fear—two primary goals of terrorism. Although there...

    Published December 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. The Terrorists of Iraq

    Inside the Strategy and Tactics of the Iraq Insurgency 2003-2014, Second Edition

    By Malcolm W. Nance

    The Terrorists of Iraq: Inside the Strategy and Tactics of the Iraq Insurgency 2003-2014, Second Edition is a highly detailed and exhaustive history and analysis of terror groups that both formed the Iraq insurgency and led to the rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It places heavy...

    Published December 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Paper Tigers

    China’s Nuclear Posture

    By Jeffrey G. Lewis

    Series: Adelphi series

    China’s nuclear arsenal has long been an enigma. The arsenal has historically been small, based almost exclusively on land-based ballistic missiles, maintained at a low level of alert, and married to a no-first-use doctrine – all choices that would seem to invite attack in a crisis. Chinese leaders...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. American Exceptionalism

    An Idea that Made a Nation and Remade the World

    By Hilde Eliassen Restad

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    How does American exceptionalism shape American foreign policy? Conventional wisdom states that American exceptionalism comes in two variations – the exemplary version and the missionary version. Being exceptional, experts in U.S. foreign policy argue, means that you either withdraw from the world...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Human Security, Changing States and Global Responses

    Institutions and Practices

    Edited by Sangmin Bae, Makoto Maruyama

    Series: Routledge Studies in Human Security

    This book critically assesses the human security challenges faced by states, focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations. Having grown rapidly since the 1990s, the field of human security has spawned a wide variety of academic research. This...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Ethics and the Laws of War

    The Moral Justification of Legal Norms

    By Antony Lamb

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This book is an examination of the permissions, prohibitions and obligations found in just war theory, and the moral grounds for laws concerning war. Pronouncing an action or course of actions to be prohibited, permitted or obligatory by just war theory does not thereby establish the moral grounds...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Understanding the Intelligence Cycle

    Edited by Mark Phythian

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This book critically analyses the concept of the intelligence cycle, highlighting the nature and extent of its limitations and proposing alternative ways of conceptualising the intelligence process. The concept of the intelligence cycle has been central to the study of intelligence. As...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Global Justice, Kant and the Responsibility to Protect

    A Provisional Duty

    By Heather M. Roff

    Series: Global Politics and the Responsibility to Protect

    This book provides an innovative contribution to the study of the Responsibility to Protect and Kantian political theory. The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine has been heralded as the new international security norm to ensure the protection of peoples against genocide, ethnic cleansing, war...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Militancy and Violence in West Africa

    Religion, politics and radicalisation

    Edited by James Gow, Funmi Olonisakin, Ernst Dijxhoorn

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    This volume provides a systematic and cross-regional analysis of radicalisation, militancy and violence in West Africa. Concern about terrorism in, or from, West Africa, has been recognised in academic research, and the adoption of militarised approaches to addressing it questioned. However, the...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Foreign Correspondents and International Newsgathering

    The Role of Fixers

    By Colleen Murrell

    Series: Routledge Research in Journalism

    This book reveals that 'fixers'—local experts on whom foreign correspondents rely—play a much more significant role in international television newsgathering than has been documented or understood. Murrell explores the frames though which international reporting has traditionally been analysed and...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge