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  • Greece Crete Stalag Dachauby Jack Elworthy

    Awa Press 2014; US$ 11.99

    In 1940, 28-year-old Jack Elworthy left New Zealand to fight in Europe, not to return for seven years. This is the story of his remarkable war, including the time he spent as an unofficial U.S. soldier. On mainland Greece, he got away just as the Nazis rolled in. On Crete he was captured and escaped, only to be recaptured when the Allies abandoned... more...

  • The Warrior, Military Ethics and Contemporary Warfareby Pauline M. Kaurin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    While there has been extensive discussion on what counts as military professionalism, that is what makes a soldier, sailor or other military personnel a professional, the warrior archetype (varied for the various roles and service branches) still holds sway in the military self-conception, rooted as it is in the more existential notions of war, honor... more...

  • Iran-Saudi Arabia Relations and Regional Orderby Shahram Chubin; Charles Tripp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Both countries will have strong incentives to test the artificial balance established by the US and from which they are excluded. Each state, in the face of continued embargoes, may find the lure of weapons of mass destruction correspondingly increased. more...

  • Rethinking Confidence-Building Measuresby Marie-France Desjardins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Confidence-Building Measures (CBMs) - often seen as the fastest growing sector on the post-Cold War diplomatic agenda - are increasingly viewed by the international community as useful instruments for addressing a range of security and diplomatic issues. Rethinking Confidence-Building Measures warns against an uncritical pursuit of CBMs, arguing... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    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...

  • War in the Modern World, 1990-2014by Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In War in the Modern World, 1990-2014 , Jeremy Black looks at the most modern of conflicts from the perspective that war is a central feature of the modern world. Arguing that understanding non-Western developments is crucial if the potential of Western war-making is to be assessed accurately, the book also asserts that  knowing the history of conflict... more...

  • Organisierte Gewalt in der europäischen Expansionby Dierk Walter

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 27.47

    Die aktuellen Interventionen westlicher Mächte in Drittweltländern haben vieles gemeinsam mit den unzähligen Gewaltkonflikten an der Peripherie seit der Eroberung Amerikas im 16. Jahrhundert. Wie ihre Vorgänger sind die modernen Imperialkriege vor allem von den Gegebenheiten des Raums und der ausgeprägten Asymmetrie von Militärorganisation, Ressourcen,... more...

  • The Challenge of Nation-Buildingby Rebecca Patterson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    The Challenge of Nation-Building examines the conditions that have allowed or prevented the U.S. Army to innovate for nation-building effectively. By doing so, it shows how military leadership and civil-military relations have changed. more...

  • Don't Wait for the Next Warby Wesley K. Clark

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 26.99

    With the end of the Cold War came not the end of history, but the end of America?s sense of its strategic purpose in the world. Then, after a decade of drift, the US was violently dragged back into international conflict. Its armed forces responded magnificently but its leaders? objectives were substantially flawed. We fought the wrong war—twice—for... more...

  • Fire and Movementby Peter Hart

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    The dramatic opening weeks of the Great War passed into legend long before the conflict ended. The British Expeditionary Force fought a mesmerizing campaign, outnumbered and outflanked but courageous and skillful, holding the line against impossible odds, sacrificing themselves to stop the last great German offensive of 1914. A remarkable story of... more...