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- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 36.95
Preemptive warfare is the practice of attempting to avoid an enemy?s seemingly imminent attack by taking military action against them first. It is undertaken in self-defense. Preemptive war is often confused with preventive war , which is an attack launched to defeat a potential opponent and is an act of aggression. Preemptive war is thought to be... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 35.00
A respected scholar of military history and an expert on strategy, Martin van Creveld recently explored the modern world?s shifting method of combat in The Changing Face of War. Now, in The Culture of War, he argues that there is much more to war than just soldiers killing one another for whatever reason. War has always been a topic of deep intrigue.... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2009; US$ 8.95
Written circa 1645, "The Book of Five Rings" is considered a classic treaty on military strategy, much like Sun Tzu's "The Art of War". The author was a samurai warrior called Miyamoto Musashi and he wrote the text on his expert teachings of kenjutsu (the art of the sword) and the martial arts in general. Here, Musashi's... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95
In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy , Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world. From the Persian Wars to the final defense of the Roman Empire, Makers of Ancient Strategy demonstrates... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 155.00
This edited collection considers the future of nuclear weapons in world politics in terms of security issues that are important for U.S. and other policy makers. The spread of nuclear weapons also is related to the equally dangerous proliferation of other weapons of mass destruction, including chemical and biological weapons, and of ballistic missiles... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
Of the tens of thousands of books exploring virtually every aspect of the Civil War, surprisingly little has been said about what was in fact the determining factor in the outcome of the conflict: differences in Union and Southern strategy. In The Grand Design, Donald Stoker provides a comprehensive and often surprising account of strategy as it evolved... more...
- Government Institutes 2010; US$ 38.99
This book examines in depth the major recent cyber attacks that have taken place around the world, discusses the implications of such attacks, and offers solutions to the vulnerabilities that made these attacks possible. Through investigations of the most significant and damaging cyber attacks, the author introduces the reader to cyberwar, outlines... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 27.50
Great Britain?s decision, announced in 1968, to withdraw its forces from the Persian Gulf by 1971 was a turning point in the modern history of the Middle East. Now regional players had to find rules of common coexistence. With the United States immersed in the Vietnam war and the Soviet Union pursuing a policy of caution, there was no world power waiting... more...
- Free Press 2010; Not Available
As American and coalition troops fight the first battles of this new century -- from Afghanistan to Yemen to the Philippines to Iraq -- they do so in ways never before seen. Until recently, information war was but one piece of a puzzle, more than a sideshow in war but far less than the sum total of the game. Today, however, we find information war... more...