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Warfare & Terrorism

  • Victor Twoby Peter Crossland

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 6.99

    The Israeli government was persuaded at the last minute not to enter the Gulf War when they were told that it was the SAS who were hunting for Scud missiles and disrupting Iraqi communications. The SAS forces inside Iraq comprised two half-squadrons (30 men each with vehicles) and three much smaller foot patrols, one of which had the call sign, "Bravo... more...

  • Radicalization in Western Europeby Carolin Goerzig; Khaled Al-Hashimi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Employing a theoretical framework based on the concept of identity loss, this book seeks to understand why increased integration has stimulated greater radicalization among the Muslim populations in Western Europe. Through extensive field research in four European countries ? the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and France ? the authors investigate... more...

  • Nuclear Proliferation and the Psychology of Political Leadershipby Kelly P. O'Reilly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book offers a novel approach to understanding the puzzle of nuclear proliferation by examining how leaders? beliefs and perceptions about the international system influence states' decisions to acquire nuclear weapons. Today, there is a persisting dilemma over the spread of nuclear weapons for both practitioners and scholars of international... more...

  • Rise of ISISby Jay Sekulow; Jordan Sekulow; Robert W Ash; David French

    Howard Books 2014; US$ 12.99

    Jay Sekulow, one of America?s most influential attorneys, closely examines the rise of the terrorist groups ISIS and Hamas, explains their objectives and capabilities and how, if left undefeated, their existence could unleash a genocide of historic proportions. Recently, the world has been shaken by gruesome photos and videos that have introduced... more...

  • Food in Zones of Conflictby Paul Collinson; Helen Macbeth

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    The availability of food is an especially significant issue in zones of conflict because conflict nearly always impinges on the production and the distribution of food, and causes increased competition for food, land and resources Controlling the production of and access to food can also be used as a weapon by protagonists in conflict. The logistics... more...

  • Mercenaries, Hybrid Armies and National Securityby Caroline Varin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book assesses the use of ?mercenaries? by states, and their integration into the national armed forces as part of a new hybridisation trend of contemporary armies. Governments, especially in the West, are undertaking an unprecedented wave of demilitarisation and military budget cuts. Simultaneously, these same governments are increasingly... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic Historyby Christos G. Frentzos; Antonio S. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History provides a comprehensive analysis of the major events, conflicts, and personalities that have defined and shaped the military history of the United States. This volume, The Colonial Period to 1877 , illuminates the early period of American history, from the colonial warfare of the... more...

  • Counter-Radicalisationby Christopher Baker-Beall; Charlotte Heath-Kelly; Lee Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book offers a wide-ranging and critical examination of recent counter-radicalisation policies, using case studies from several countries. Counter-radicalisation policies, such as the UK ?Prevent? strategy, have been highly controversial and increasingly criticised since their introduction. In this edited volume, voices from disciplines including... more...

  • A Warrior Dynastyby Henrik O. Lunde

    Casemate 2014; US$ 18.99

    This book examines the meteoric rise of Sweden as the pre-eminent military power in Europe during the Thirty Years War during the 1600s, and then follows its line of warrior kings into the next century until the Swedes finally meet their demise, in an overreach into the vastness of Russia.A small Scandinavian nation, with at most one and a half million... more...

  • Sun Tzu and the Art of Modern Warfareby Mark R. McNeilly

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    Long acknowledged as a classic text on strategy, Sun Tzu's The Art of War has been admired by leaders as diverse as Mao Zedong and General Norman Schwartzkopf. However, having been written two thousand years ago, the book can be somewhat daunting to the modern reader. Mark McNeilly, author of Sun Tzu and the Art of Business (OUP, 2011), which made... more...