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  • Deterrenceby George P. Shultz; Sidney D. Drell; James E. Goodby

    Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    Drawn from the third in a series of conferences the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on the nuclear legacy of the cold war, this report examines the importance of deterrence, from its critical function in the cold war to its current role. Recognizing that today's international environment is radically different from that which it was during... more...

  • International Securityby Roland Dannreuther

    Wiley 2014; US$ 28.95 US$ 25.09

    International Security is a cutting-edge analysis of the key security challenges and developments in the post-Cold War world. Drawing on a wide range of contemporary examples, from the Iraq war to the rise of China, it is an essential guide for students and policy makers seeking to understand the theoretical and empirical debates over the fast-changing... more...

  • Reassessing ASEANby Jeannie Henderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    With the accession of Cambodia in April 1999, the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) finally achieved its founding vision: the incorporation of all ten South-east Asian states. However, ASEAN-10 faces an unprecedented series of challenges, stemming from the organization's rapid enlargement since 1995, economic crisis among key members,... more...

  • Ballistic-Missile Defence and Strategic Stabilityby Dean A. Wilkening

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Should the US deploy ballistic-missile defences? The arguments for and against are becoming increasingly polarised. This paper offers what is currently lacking in the debate: a quantitative analysis of how well defences would have to work to meet specific security objectives, and what level of defence might upset strategic stability. more...

  • Military Powerby Brian Holden Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    The contributors here consider the multifarious aspects of the Anglo-American approach to war. All the contributors are concerned to base their work on the overall historical context. They explore the relationship between theory and practice in military operations. more...

  • A Global History of Warby Gérard Chaliand

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    While many books examine specific wars, few study the history of war worldwide and from an evolutionary perspective. A Global History of War is one of the first works to focus not on the impact of war on civilizations, but rather on how civilizations impact the art and execution of war. World-renowned scholar Gérard Chaliand concentrates on the peoples... more...

  • Strategy and Ethnocentrism (Routledge Revivals)by Ken Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    Ken Booth?s study, first published in 1979, investigates the way in which cultural distortions have affected the theory and execution of strategy. Its aim is to illustrate the importance of ethnocentrism in all areas of the subject, to follow through its implications and to suggest approaches to the different problems it poses. Insights are offered... more...

  • Globalisation and Insecurity in the Twenty-First Centuryby Christopher Coker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; Not Available

    Discusses the impact of globalisation on security in the West and in particular the way it has changed the nature of NATO as well as its security agenda. more...

  • Strategy for Chaosby Colin Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    In this volume, Professor Colin Gray develops and applies the theory and scholarship on the allegedly historical practice of the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA), in order to improve our comprehension of how and why strategy 'works'. The author explores the RMA hypothesis both theoretically and historically. The book argues that the conduct... more...

  • Global Instability and Strategic Crisisby Neville Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00

    This review of the new situation proposes a broader remit for strategic studies than ever before. A prime concern is that Space not be weaponised in pursuance of missile defence. The interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq are assessed. The Holy Land, Southern Africa, Indonesia, China and the Arctic are also foci of special concern. Other themes include... more...