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The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Power: The Perils of Missing the Human Domain

by Mika Aaltola, Juha Käpylä & Valtteri Vuorisalo

Global commons are domains that fall outside the direct jurisdiction of sovereign states - the high seas, air, space, and most recently man-made cyberspace - and thus should be usable by anyone. These domains,...

Peace Operations in the Francophone World: Global governance meets post-colonialism

by Bruno Charbonneau & Tony Chafer

This book critically examines peacebuilding, humanitarian intervention and peace operation practices and experiences in francophone spaces.

Francophone Africa as a specific space is relatively little studied...

The Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty

by Ian Bellany, Coit D. Blacker & Joseph Gallacher

This study looks at the interpretations and effects of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and offers readings of its possible future effects.

Interrogation in War and Conflict: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Analysis

by Christopher Andrew & Simona Tobia

This edited volume offers a comparative and interdisciplinary analysis of interrogation and questioning in war and conflict in the twentieth century.

Despite the current public interest and its military importance,...

Japan's Relations with North Korea and the Recalibration of Risk

by Ra Mason

North Korea's contemporary relations with Japan have been fraught with tension. Tactics employed by Pyongyang have included abductions of Japanese citizens, missile launches over Japanese territory, intrusions...

The EU and Effective Multilateralism: Internal and external reform practices

by Edith Drieskens & Louise G. van Schaik

This book investigates the extent to which the EU has defined and operationalised the notion of effective multilateralism.

Reform has dominated the agenda of the EU in recent years with the adoption and implementation...

Understanding Civil Wars: Continuity and change in intrastate conflict

by Edward Newman

This volume explores the nature of civil war in the modern world and in historical perspective.

Civil wars represent the principal form of armed conflict since the end of the Second World War, and certainly...

Maritime Diplomacy in the 21st Century: Drivers and Challenges

by Christian Le Mière


This book aims to redefine maritime diplomacy for the modern era.

Maritime diplomacy encompasses a spectrum of activities, from co-operative measures such as port visits, exercises and humanitarian assistance...

Age of Fear (Routledge Revivals): Power Versus Principle in the War on Terror

by Amitav Acharya

First published in 2004 in the immediate wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, this is an accessible commentary intended to provoke thought and debate on the topic of terrorism. In a collection of challenging...

Ireland and International Peacekeeping Operations 1960-2000

by Katsumi Ishizuka

The Republic of Ireland has won its status as a leading contributor to international peacekeeping operations, which has been its key 'foreign policy' since the 1960s. But why is Ireland so keen to be involved?...

Political Roles and Military Rulers

by Amos Perlmutter

This book represents three decades of Perlmutter's experiences and observations. The author studies the relationship between the military and politics in Middle East, focusing mainly on Egypt as a case study....

HIV/AIDS and the South African State: Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Respond

by Annamarie Bindenagel Šehovic

For three decades post-apartheid, the HIV/AIDS epidemic from first acknowledgement to its management as a chronic disease, demanded unparalleled attention. This was nowhere more evident than in South Africa....

Brave New War: The Next Stage of Terrorism and the End of Globalization

by John Robb

"For my money, John Robb, a former Air Force officer and tech guru, is the futurists' futurist."


The counterterrorism expert John Robb reveals how the same technology that has enabled globalization also...

Iraqi Federalism and the Kurds: Learning to Live Together

by Alex Danilovich

Iraq today faces a whole gamut of problems associated with post-war recovery and state-rebuilding compounded by age old mistrust and suspicion. The situation in Iraq resembles a huge experiment in which social...

Negotiation in International Conflict: Understanding Persuasion

by Deborah Goodwin

This work explores the application and structure of negotiation within existing international conflicts, and assesses the effectiveness, or otherwise, of such forms of dispute resolution. It examines the role...

American-British-Canadian Intelligence Relations, 1939-2000

by Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones & David Stafford

This work considers, for the first time, the intelligence relationship between three important North Atlantic powers in the Twenty-first century, from WWII to post-Cold War. As demonstrated in the case studies...

Asymmetries of Conflict: War Without Death

by John Leech

Decisions about defence and security are becoming increasingly open to public influence. This book therefore aims to give both the voter and the decision maker a new vision of how to manage crises and avert...

International Intervention: Sovereignty versus Responsibility

by Michael Keren & Donald A. Sylvan

National sovereignty, defined as a nation's right to exercise its own law and practise over its territory, is a cherished norm in the modern era, and yet it raises great legal, political and ethical dilemmas....

Dismantling the Iraqi Nuclear Programme: The Inspections of the International Atomic Energy Agency, 1991-1998

by Gudrun Harrer

This book is an authoritative account of the nuclear weapons inspections regime in Iraq from 1991 to 1998.

Without a proper understanding of those years, the 2003 US invasion of Iraq after a futile WMD search...

Understanding Complex Military Operations: A case study approach

by Volker Franke, Karen Guttieri & Melanne Civic

This volume provides materials for active learning about peacebuilding and conflict management in the context of complex stability operations.

Today, America faces security challenges unlike any it has faced...