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  • Strategy and Ethnocentrism (Routledge Revivals)by Ken Booth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Winning Wars amongst the Peopleby Peter A. Kiss

    Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 29.95

    Since the end of World War II a paradigm shift has occurred in armed conflict. Asymmetric, or fourth-generation warfareùthe challenge of nonstate belligerents to the authority and power of the stateùhas become the dominant form of conflict, while interstate conventional war has become an increasingly irrelevant instrument of statecraft. In... more...

  • Military Strategyby Joseph Caldwell Jr Wylie

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    “No military service can long remain effective without searching self-criticism and continuous re-examination of its own ideas. Wylie, well known in the Navy, is a refreshingly and outspoken individual, thoroughly at home on the bridge of a ship, but equally at home in the semantics of dialectical discussion. He has produced a simple but relevant... 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...

  • 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...

  • Strategic Studies: A Reader, 2nd ed.by Thomas G. Mahnken; Joseph A. Maiolo

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    This new edition of the Strategic Studies Reader brings together key essays on strategic theory by some of the leading contributors in the field. It guides students through the theoretical and practical aspects of strategic studies, and includes both classic essays and works of contemporary scholarship. more...

  • Responding to Crises in the African Great Lakesby G. Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Examines the international responses to the ethnic conflicts in Burundi and Rwanda from 1993-1997 and their overspill into Zaire. more...

  • American Grand Strategy in the Mediterranean during World War IIby Andrew Buchanan

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 76.00

    This book offers a thorough reinterpretation of US engagement with the Mediterranean during World War II. more...