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- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 10.60
On May 11, 1998, India began testing nuclear weapons. The world will never be the same. The Indian test of five atomic bombs, and the Pakistani tests that answered a few weeks later, marked the end of the arms control system that has kept the world from nuclear war for half a century. As Paul Bracken, professor of management and political science... more...
- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 20.99
David Kilcullen is one of the world?s most influential experts on counterinsurgency and modern warfare. A senior advisor to General David Petraeus in Iraq, his vision of war powerfully influenced America?s decision to rethink its military strategy in Iraq and implement ?the Surge?, now recognised as a dramatic success. In Counterinsurgency , Kilcullen... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 17.99
A powerful report on the aftereffects of the genocide in Rwanda?and on the near impossibility of reconciliation between survivors and killers In two acclaimed previous works, the noted French journalist Jean Hatzfeld offered a profound, harrowing witness to the unimaginable pain and horror in the mass killings of one group of people by another.... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 10.99
Through history armies of occupation and civil power have been repeatedly faced with the challenges of insurgency. US involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan has highlighted this form of conflict in the modern world. Armies, sometimes reluctantly, have had to adopt new doctrines and tactics to deal with the problems of insurgency and diverse counterinsurgency... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 14.49
Osprey?s new Weapon series provides a highly-detailed yet affordable overview of the development, use, and impact of small arms throughout history?from the sword to the machine gun. In this volume, Gordon Rottman examines this history of the longest serving weapon in the U.S. military?s small arms inventory. Thoroughly researched and illustrated with... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 14.49
Osprey?s new Weapon series provides a highly-detailed yet affordable overview of the development, use, and impact of small arms throughout history?from the sword to the machine gun. Journey back to the time when handguns had no moving parts! Variously called handgonnes, hackbuts, coulevrines, pistolas, schiopettos, tyufyaks, and even bombardelles,... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 24.99
Fighting in woods and forests is a very special form of war. Avoided by military commanders unless such terrain is to their advantage, for soldiers forest battles are a chaotic mix of dread, determination, and, all too often, death. Adversaries remain in constant fear of concealed ambush, casualties usually must be abandoned, and prisoners who cannot... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00
Examines the changing roles of the state, the citizen and the soldier, and the consequences for national and international security. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2011; US$ 15.95
First used in combat during the Punitive Expedition into Mexico and then extensively during both World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1939-1945), the Colt Government Model (1911) pistol remained the standard issue handgun in the US armed forces for nearly 80 years and has continued in service with some units to this day. In fact, the M1911 has... more...