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  • Cyber Warfareby Jason Andress; Steve Winterfeld

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 39.95

    Cyber Warfare explores the battlefields, participants and tools and techniques used during today's digital conflicts. The concepts discussed in this book will give those involved in information security at all levels a better idea of how cyber conflicts are carried out now, how they will change in the future and how to detect and defend against espionage,... more...

  • The Strategic Implications of China's Energy Needsby Philip Andrews-Speed; Xuanli Liao; Roland Dannreuther

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    China is frequently described as a threat to regional and global stability and its rapidly rising demand for imported energy is seens as one cause of this threat.  This book shows that domestic politics and foreign policy have both played a part in China's recent major energy policy decisions. However, China's increasing involvement in the global energy... more...

  • Information Strategy and Warfareby John Arquilla; Douglas A. Borer

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This volume develops information strategy as a construct equal in importance to military strategy as an influential tool of statecraft. John Arquilla and Douglas A. Borer explore three principal themes: the rise of the ?information domain? and information strategy as an equal partner alongside traditional military strategy the need... more...

  • The Militarization of the Persian Gulfby Hossein Askari; Amin Mohseni; Shahrzad Daneshvar

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The Persian Gulf is arguably the most militarized region in the world. This book examines military expenditures, arms imports and military deployment to analyze how and why this came to be. It explores the ways in which Islamic thought affects military and economic developments. more...

  • Thomas Schelling and the Nuclear Ageby Robert Ayson

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    An illuminating insight into the work of Thomas Schelling, one of the most influential strategic thinkers of the nuclear age. By the time of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the United States' early forays into Vietnam, he had become one of the most distinctive voices in Western strategy. This book shows how Schelling's thinking is much more than a... more...

  • Success and Failure in Limited Warby Spencer D. Bakich

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 90.00

    Common and destructive, limited wars are significant international events that pose a number of challenges to the states involved beyond simple victory or defeat. Chief among these challenges is the risk of escalation?be it in the scale, scope, cost, or duration of the conflict. In this book, Spencer D. Bakich investigates a crucial and heretofore... more...

  • Counter Insurgencyby Ian Beckett; John Pimlott

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 11.99

    Insurgencies are at the centre of most of the conflicts that confront the modern world, and they have been since the Second World War. Leading armies across the globe have well-developed strategies for fighting counterinsurgency campaigns which are continually adjusted and refined as a result of direct experience gained in the field. Understanding... more...

  • The New Face of Warby Bruce D. Berkowitz

    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...

  • American Military Intervention in Unconventional Warby Wayne Bert

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    A study of the major U.S. military interventions in unconventional war, this book looks at four wars that occurred while the U.S. was a superpower in the post-war WW II period and one in the Philippines in 1898. It critiques the case for intervention on the most vital grounds, security, and the effectiveness of implementation of the intervention. more...

  • Military Powerby Stephen Biddle

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    In war, do mass and materiel matter most? Will states with the largest, best equipped, information-technology-rich militaries invariably win? The prevailing answer today among both scholars and policymakers is yes. But this is to overlook force employment, or the doctrine and tactics by which materiel is actually used. In a landmark reconception of... more...