Security Studies

Mission Creep

Mission Creep: The Militarization of US Foreign Policy? examines the question of whether the US Department of Defense (DOD) has assumed too large a role in influencing and implementing US fo

Asia-Pacific Security

This new textbook gathers an international roster of top security studies scholars to provide an overview of Asia-Pacific's international relations and pressing contemporary security issues.

Middle Powers and the Rise of China

China's rise is changing the dynamics of the international system.

Story of a Secret State

Jan Karski's Story of a Secret State stands as one of the most poignant and inspiring memoirs of World War II and the Holocaust.

The Indian Ocean and US Grand Strategy

The Indian Ocean, with its critical routes for global commerce, is a potentially volatile location for geopolitical strife.

Reconsidering the American Way of War

Challenging several longstanding notions about the American way of war, this book examines US strategic and operational practice from 1775 to 2014.

Pakistan's Counterterrorism Challenge

Pakistan, which since 9/11 has come to be seen as one of the world's most dangerous places and has been referred to as "the epicenter of international terrorism," faces an acute counterterrorism (C

New Armies from Old

Negotiating a peaceful end to civil wars, which often includes an attempt to bring together former rival military or insurgent factions into a new national army, has been a frequent goal of conflic

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