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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Biopolitics, Governmentality and Humanitarianism

    'Caring' for the Population in Afghanistan and Belarus

    By Volha Piotukh

    Series: Routledge Critical Security Studies

    This book critically analyses the changing role and nature of post-Cold War humanitarianism, using Foucault's theories of biopolitics and governmentality. It offers a compelling and insightful interpretation of the policies and practices associated with ‘new humanitarianism in general, as well as...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Age of Fear (Routledge Revivals)

    Power Versus Principle in the War on Terror

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 2004 in the immediate wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, this is an accessible commentary intended to provoke thought and debate on the topic of terrorism. In a collection of challenging essays, questions consider the causes of terrorism and why post-modern terrorism is...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Terrorism and Insurgency

    Re-issuing books originally published between 1921 and 2001, this set includes volumes on guerilla warfare, terrorism in Europe, the USA and Africa as well as discussion on the role of armed forces in modern counter-insurgency....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Britain, the Hashemites and Arab Rule

    The Sherifian Solution

    By Timothy J. Paris

    Timothy Paris examines Winston Churchill's involvement in the struggle for power in a number of Middle Eastern countries between 1920 and 1925. His study traces the development of the Sherifian policy, a policy that was devised by the British....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. British General Staff

    Reform and Innovation

    Edited by David French, Brian Holden Reid

    The essays that comprise this collection examine the development and influence of the British General Staff from the late Victorian period until the eve of World War II. They trace the changes in the staff that influenced British military strategy and subsequent operations on the battlefield....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Political Islam and Governance in Bangladesh

    Edited by Ali Riaz, C. Christine Fair

    The past decade has seen a marked policy focus upon Bangladesh, home to nearly 150 million Muslims; it has attracted the attention of the world due to weak governance and the rising tide of Islamist violence. This book provides a broad-ranging analysis of the growth and impact of "political Islam"...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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