Strategy in the Contemporary World

Strategy in the Contemporary World : An Introduction to Strategic Studies

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The second edition of this successful textbook has been completely revised and updated in light of 9/11. In the aftermath of the attacks, there has been an increased need to address issues of war and peace, particularly terrorism, irregular warfare, the spread of weapons of mass destruction and the revolution in military affairs. The new edition contains a mature set of reflections on the role of military power in the contemporary world. It analyzes recent conflicts from Afghanistan to the Iraq War and looks at the ongoing debates about the lessons that can be learned from these wars. Particular attention is given to the debates about whether there has been a revolution in military affairs given the phenomenal pace of innovation in electronics and computer systems. Its considerable coverage of issues of war and peace makes it the major strategic studies textbook. The book is supported by an Online Resource Centre. Student resources: Web links Multiple Choice Questions Lecturer resources: Additional case studies on different conflicts with video clips Power Point slides Test Bank

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 187.96 x 243.84 x 17.78mm | 952.54g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 3 line drawings, 5 tables
  • 0199289786
  • 9780199289783
  • 694,102

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I have had very, very good experiences with your "IR bible" [The Globalization of World Politics by Baylis et al] as well as Strategy in the Contemporary World. I wish all my books were this informative - extremely well written, clearly structured and of high quality! Romain Markwalder, Postgraduate student, King's College, London

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