Strategic Studies

Strategic Studies

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  2. Alexander, John B., “Future War: Non-Lethal Weapons in Twenty-First-Century Warfare”, St. Martin’s Press, 2000
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  5. Bernaerts, Amd, “Climate Change & Naval War: A Scientific Assessment”, Trafford, 2006
  6. Blackwill, Robert D., “Plan B in Afghanistan: Why a De Facto Partition Is the Least Bad Option”, Foreign Affairs, vol.90, no.1 (January/February 2011), pp. 42-50
  7. Borogan, Irina & Soldatov, Andrei, “Russia’s New Nobility: The Rise of the Security Services in Putin’s Kremlin”, Foreign Affairs, vol.89, no.5 (September/October 2010), pp. 80-96
  8. Bower, Richard, “Dictionary of Military Terms”, A&C Black, London, 2007
  9. Bowers, William T. (ed.), “The Line: Combat in Korea, January-February 1951”, University Press of Kentucky, 2008
  10. Byman, Daniel L., & Waxman, Matthew, “Kosovo and the Great Air Power Debate”, International Security, vol.24, no.4 (Spring 2000), pp.55-38
  11. Byman, Daniel L. & Waxman, Matthew, “The Dynamics of Coercion: American Foreign Policy and the Limits of Military Might”, Cambridge University Press, 2002
  12. Castaneda, Jorge G., “Not Ready for Prime Time: Why Including Emerging Powers at the Helm Would Hurt Global Governance”, Foreign Affairs, vol.89, no.5 (September/October 2010), pp.109-122
  13. Chamberlain, Geoffrey P., “Understanding Strategy”, CreateSpace, 2010
  14. Chivers, C. J., “Small Arms, Big Problems: The Fallout of the Global Gun Trade”, Foreign Affairs, vol.90, no.1 (January/February 2011), pp.110-122
  15. Christensen, Thomas J., “Useful Adversaries: Grand Strategy, Domestic Mobilization and Sino-American Conflict 1947-1958”, Princeton University Press, 1996
  16. Cimbala, Stephen J., “Coercive Military Strategy”, Texas A&M University Press, 1998
  17. Codevilla, Angelo & Seabury, Paul, “War: Ends and Means”, Potomac Books, 2006
  18. Collins, John, “Military Strategy: Principles, Practices and Historical Perspectives”, Potomac Books, 2001
  19. Davidson, Janine, “Lifting the Fog of Peace: How Americans Learned to Fight the Modern War”, University of Michigan Press, 2010
  20. Davis, James W. & Joffe, Josef, “Less than Zero: Bursting the New Disarmament Bubble”, Foreign Affairs, vol.90, no.1 (January/February 2011), pp.7-13
  21. DeRouen, Karl R. & Mintz, Alex, “Understanding Foreign Policy Decision Making”, Oxford University Press, 2010
  22. Dombrowski, Peter & Payne, Rodger, “The Emerging Consensus for Preventive War”, Survival, vol.48, no.2 (Summer 2006), pp.115-136
  23. Dunne, Timothy & Smith, Steve, “Foreign Policy: Theories, Actors, Cases”, Oxford University Press, 2008
  24. Dyer, Gwynne, “War: The Lethal Custom”, Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2006
  25. Edelman, Eric S. & Krepinevich, Andrew F. & Montgomery, Evan B., “The Dangers of a Nuclear Iran: The Limits of Containment”, Foreign Affairs, vol.90, no.1 (January/February 2011), pp.66-81
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  27. Finlan, Alastair, “Warfare by Other Means: Special Forces, Terrorism and Grand Strategy”, Small Wars & Insurgencies, vol.14, no.1 (March 2003), pp.92-108
  28. Gaddis, John L. “We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History”, Oxford University Press, 1998
  29. Gansler,Jacques S., “Democracy’s Arsenal: Creating a Twenty-First-Century Defense Industry”, MIT University Press, 2011
  30. Gartzke, Eric & Jo, Dong-Joon, “Determinants of Nuclear Weapons Proliferation”, Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol.51, no.1 (February 2007), pp.167-194
  31. Gardiner, Stephen, “A Core Precautionary Principle”, Journal of Political Philosophy, vol. 14, no.1 (2006), pp.33-60
  32. Gat, Moshe, “On the Use of Air Power and Its Effect on the Outbreak of the Six Day War”, The Journal oof Military History, no.68 (October 2004), pp.1187-1216
  33. Gegley, Charles W. Jr., “Preventive War and Permissive Normative Order”, International Studies Perspectives, no.4 (2003), pp.385-394
  34. Goddis, John, “A Grand Strategy of Transformation”, Foreign Policy, no.133 (November-Decmber 2002), pp.50-57
  35. Goldstein, Avery, “The Diplomatic Face of China’s Grand Strategy: A Rising Power’s Emerging Choice”, The China Quarterly, no.168 (December 20010, pp.835-864
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  37. Grant, Robert, “Contemporary Strategy Analysis: Text Only”, John Wiley & Sons, 2010
  38. Gray, Collin S., “Modern Strategy”, Oxford University Press, 1999
  39. Greene, Robert, “The 33 Strategies of War”, Joost Elffers Books, 2007
  40. Gross, Michael L., “Medicalized Weapons and Modern War”, Hastings Center Report, vol.40, no.1 (January/February 2010), pp.34-43
  41. Hall, Derek & Hirsch, Philip & Li, Tania M., “Powers of Exclusion: Land Dilemmas in Southeast Asia”, National University of Singapore Press, 2011
  42. Harling, Peter & Malley, Robert, “Beyond Moderates and Militants: How Obama Can Chart a New Course in the Middle East”, Foreign Affairs, vol.89, no.5 (September/October 2010), pp.18-29
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  44. Hench, John B., “Books as Weapons: Propaganda, Publishing, and the Battle for Global Markets in the Era of World War II”, Cornell University Press, 2010
  45. Hewitt, Kenneth, “Place Annihilation: Area Bombing and the Fate of Urban Places”, Annals of Association of American Geographers, vol.73, no. 257-284
  46. Hill, Charles, “Grand Strategies: Literature, Statecraft and World Order”, Duke & Company, 2010
  47. Hoerber, Thomas, “Prevail of Perish: Anglo-German Naval Competition at the Beginning of the 21st Century”, European Security, vol.20, no.1 (March 2011), pp. 65-79, available in pdf at
  48. Hokayem, Emile, “Syria and Its Neighbours”, Survival: Global Politics and Strategy, vol.54, no.2 (March 2012), pp.7-14, available in pdf on
  49. Horowitz, Michael & Reiter, Dan “When Does Aerial Bombing Work?: Quantatitative Empirical Tests 1917-1999”, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol.45, no.2 (April 2001), pp.147-173
  50. Hudson, Valerie M., “Foreign Policy Analysis: Classic and Contemporary Theory”, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007
  51. Independent Working Group, “Missile Defense, the Space Relationship and the Twenty-First Century: 2009 Report”, The Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, 2009
  52. Johnson, Wray, “Doctrine for Irregular Warfare: Deja Vu All Over Again?”, Marine Corps University Journal, vol.2, no.1 (Spring 2011), pp.35-65
  53. Johnston, Alastair I., “Cultural Realism: Strategic Culture and Grand Strategy in Chinese History”, Princeton University Press, 1995
  54. Jones, Toby C., “Desert Kingdom: How Oil and Water Forged Modern Saudi Arabia”, Harvard University Press, 2010
  55. Junger, Sebastian, “War”, HarperCollins Publishers, 2010
  56. Kaplan, Robert D., “The Indian Ocean and the Future of American Power”, Random House, 2010
  57. Kemsley, Harry, “Air Power and Counter-Insurgency: A Sophisticated Language or Blunt Expression?”, Contemporary Security Policy, vol.28, no.1 (April 2007), pp.112-126
  58. Kluth, Michael Friederich & Pilegaard, Jess, “Balancing Beyong the Horizon? Explaining Aggregate EU Naval Military Capability Changes in a Neo-Realist Perspective”, European Security, vol.20, no.1 (March 2011), pp. 45-64
  59. Lankov, Andrei, “Staying Alive: Why North Korea Will not Change”, Foreign Affairs, vol.87, no.2 (March/April 2008), pp.9-16
  60. Lee, John W.I., “Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome”, Princeton University Press, 2010
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  62. Legro, Jeffrey W., “What China Will Want: The Future Intentions of a Rising Power”, Perspectives on Politics, vol.5, no.3 (September 2007), pp.515-534
  63. Levi, Werner, “On the Causes of War and the Conditions of Peace”, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol.4, no.4 (December 1960)
  64. Lewis, John D., “Nothing Less than Victory: Decisive Wars and the Lessons of History”, Princeton University Press, 2010
  65. Libel, Tamir, “Crossing the Lebanese Swamp: Structural and Doctrinal Implications on the Israeli Defense Forces of Engagement in the Southern Lebanon Security Zone, 1985-2000”, Marine Corps University Journal, vol.2, no.1 (Spring 2011), pp.67-79
  66. Luttmak, Edward N., “Strategy: The Logic of War and Peace”, Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2002
  67. Luttmak, Edward N., “The Grand Strategy of the Roman Empire: From the First Century AD to the Third”, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1976
  68. Lynn, William J. III, “Defending a New Domain: The Pentagon’s Cyberstrategy”, Foreign Affairs, vol.89, no.5 (September/October 2010), pp.97-108
  69. McBurney, Peter & Rid, Thomas, “Cyber-Weapons”, The RUSI Journal, vol.157, no.1 (February/March 2012), pp.6-13, available in pdf on
  70. Mearsheimer, John J., “Back to the Future: Instability in Europe After the Cold War”, International Security, vol.15, no.1 (Summer 1990), pp. 5-56
  71. Miller, Paul D., “Finish the Job: How the War in Afghanistan Can be Won”, Foreign Affairs, vol.90, no.1 (January/February 2011), pp.51-65
  72. Millett, Allan R., “The War for Korea: 1950-1951: They Came from the North”, University Press of Kansas, 2010
  73. Morgan, Clifton T. & Palmer, Glenn, “A Theory of Foreign Policy”, Princeton University Press, 2006
  74. Moten, Matthew, “Out of Order: Strengthening the Political-Military Relationship”, Foreign Affairs, vol.89, no.5 (September/October 2010), pp.18-29
  75. Muller, Jerry Z., “Us and Them: The Enduring Power of Ethnic Nationalism”, Foreign Affairs, vol.87, no.2 (MArch/April 2008), pp.18-35
  76. Natali, Denise, “The Kurdish Quasi-State: Development and Dependency in Post-Gulf War Iraq”, Syracuse University Press, 2010
  77. Orent, Brian, “On War: A Dialogue”, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009
  78. Orent, Brian, “War & International Justice: A Kantian Perspective”, Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2000
  79. Pape, Robert A. Jr., “Coercive Air Power in the Vietnam War”, International Security, vol.15, no.2 (Autumn 1990), pp.103-146
  80. Paret, Peter, “Makers of Modern Strategy from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age”, Princeton University Press, 1986
  81. Patel, Ketan J., “The Master Strategist: Power, Purpose and Principle”, Arrow Books, 2005
  82. Pattinson, Juliette & Shepherd, Ben, “War in a Twinlight World: Partisan and Anti-Partisan Warfare in Eastern Europe, 1939-1945”, Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
  83. Posen, Barry R. & Ross, Andrew L., “Competing Visions for US Grand Strategy”, International Security, vol.21, no.3 (Winter 1996/97), pp.5-53, available in pdf on
  84. Ramsey, Paul, “The Just War: Force and Political Responsibility”, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002
  85. Rid, Thomas, “Cyber War Will Not Take Place”, Journal of Strategic Studies, vol.35, no.1 (February 2012), pp.5-32, available in pdf on
  86. Roodin, David & Sorabji, Richard, “The Ethics of War: Shared Problems in Different Traditions”, Ashgate Publishing, 2006
  87. Rosenau, William, “Understanding Insurgent Intelligence Operations”, Marine Corps University Journal, vol.2, no.1 (Spring 2011), pp.1-32
  88. Safranchuk, Ivan, “Chechnya: Russia’s Experience of Asymmetrical Warfare”, Center for Defence Information, 19 November 2002, accessible on
  89. Shleifer, Andrei & Treisman, Daniel, “Why Moscow Says No: A Question of Russian Interests, not Psychology”, Foreign Affairs, vol.90, no.1 (January/February 2011), pp.122-138
  90. Smith, Munroe, “Military Strategy Versus Diplomacy”, Political Science Quarterly, vol.30, no.1 (March 1915), pp.37-81
  91. Smith, Rupert, “The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World”, Penguin Books, 2006
  92. Tuathail, Gerarold & Toal, Gerard, “Problematizing Geo-Politics: Survey, Statesmanship and Strategy”, Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, New Series, vol.19, no.3 (1994), pp.239-272
  93. Van Creveld, Martin, “The Age of Airpower”, Public Affairs, 2011
  94. Walzer, Michael, “Arguing about War”, Yale University Press, 2006
  95. Walzer, Michael, “Just and Unjust Wars”, Basic Books, 2006

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