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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 15.17
Warum verlieren die hochgerüsteten Armeen des Westens seit Jahrzehnten quasi jeden Krieg? Hans-Joachim Ruff-Stahl untersucht das militärische Scheitern anhand dreier Fallstudien: der Strategie des Netcentric Warfare, der Effektbasierten Operationen sowie den Counterinsurgency Operations oder des Comprehensive Approach. Das Scheitern, so wird argumentiert,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62
Over twenty two centuries ago, the Greek general Pyrrhus questioned the real gains of military victory. Today we might reflect on the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in much the same way. War is not only cruel but capricious; its outcomes are often bitter and frustrating, even for the winning side. Strategy: Key Thinkers expertly introduces... more...
- Center for Strategic & International Studies 2014; US$ 40.99
CSIS undertook a study in support of Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Strategy and the 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) to explore using U.S. military power in new ways to achieve high-priority strategic ends (derived from the 2012 Defense Strategic Guidance). more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00 US$ 58.99
In asymmetric interstate conflicts, great powers have the capability to coerce weak states by threatening their survival?but not vice versa. It is therefore the great power that decides whether to escalate a conflict into a crisis by adopting a coercive strategy. In practice, however, the coercive strategies of the U.S. have frequently failed. In... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95
The post-9/11 world has witnessed a rebirth of irregular and asymmetrical warfare, which, in turn, has led to an increase in conflicts between conventional armies and non-state armed groups. In their haste to respond to the threat from insurgencies, nations often fail to plan effectively not only for combat operations but also for withdrawal, which... more...
- Free Press 2001; US$ 14.95
Napoleon. The passage of time has not dimmed the power of his name. A century and a half after his death, Napoleon remains the greatest military genius of the modern world. Yet unlike Machiavelli, Clausewitz, or Sun Tzu, his name has not crowned any single literary work. The subject of thousands of biographies and treatises on warfare, he is the author... more...
- Artech House 2006; US$ 142.00
Information operations involve the use of military information and how it is gathered, manipulated, and fused. It includes such critical functions as intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, command and control, communications, and precision navigation. Separating myth from reality, this authoritative resource provides military professionals with... more...