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Counterinsurgency in Crisis: Britain and the Challenges of Modern Warfare (Columbia Studies in Terrorism and Irregular Warfare) Current

Dr. Robert Egnell & Dr. David Ucko | Building upon this detailed account of the Basra and Helmand campaigns, this volume conducts an unprecedented assessment of British military institutional adaptation in response to operations gone awry.

Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Vectors, and Sectors Current

In a truly contemporary analysis of Moscow′s relations with its neighbors and other strategic international actors, Nikolas K. Gvosdev and Christopher Marsh use a comprehensive vectors approach, dividing the world into eight geographic zones.

Religion and the State in Russia and China: Suppression, Survival, and Revival Current

This comparative survey of the secularization policies of the Soviet Union and China looks at the suppression, survival, and revival of religion in both countries.

Queen of Cities Current

Dr. Andrew Novo | In Queen of Cities, ANDREW NOVO evokes an age of armored heroes and high-walled cities, of Machiavellian mistresses and scheming politicians, of religious conflict and the clash of empires. With the scrupulous eye of an historian, the author reveals a city caught in a life and death struggle, targeted for conquest by the world's most powerful man.

The Military and the State in Central Asia: From Red Army to Independence (Central Asian Studies) Current

Dr. Erica Marat | This book is the first major, in-depth study of the military institutions in Central Asian states. It examines their hidden story, the different stages of their development from the early twentieth century until the present, and the influence they had on the state and society.

The New Counterinsurgency Era: Transforming the U.S. Military for Modern Wars Current

Dr. David Ucko | The New Counterinsurgency Era examines DoD’s institutional obstacles and initially slow response to a changing strategic reality. Ucko also suggests how the military can better prepare for the unique challenges of modern warfare, where it is charged with everything from providing security to supporting reconstruction to establishing basic governance—all while stabilizing conquered territory and engaging with local populations.

Reintegrating Armed Groups After Conflict: Politics, Violence and Transition (Routledge Studies in Intervention and Statebuilding) Current

Dr. Mats Berdal & Dr. David Ucko | This book looks at the political reintegration of armed groups after civil wars and the challenges of transforming ‘rebel’, ‘insurgent’ or other non-state armed groups into viable political entities.

From Harappa to Hastinapura: A Study of the Earliest South Asian City and Civilization (American School of Prehistoric Research Monograph Series) Current

Dr. Peter Eltsov | This volume revisits the controversial issues of continuity and great tradition in protohistoric and early historic south Asia from a novel and provocative analytical perspective. It investigates the phenomena of the city and civilization in Bronze and Iron Age south Asia from the point of view of archaeology and ancient Indian literature.

Maoist People's War in Post-Vietnam Asia (Studies in Insurgency and Terrorism No. 1) Current

Dr. Thomas Marks | This study builds upon the earlier work of the author to provide a definitive exploration of the most effective means of irregular warfare yet devised. Comparing the Asian cases of Thailand, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Nepal—with Peru used as as a prominent out-of-area Maoist standbearer—Dr Thomas A. Marks examines the strategy and operational art that make people’s war such a devastating technique of armed politics.

Unparalleled Reforms: China's Rise, Russia's Fall, and the Interdependence of Transition Current

Unparalleled Reforms offers the reader a sophisticated understanding of the nature of political reform and develops a theoretical model that can account for commonly overlooked factors that affect political processes in all types of political systems. In a class all its own, this is an important work for scholars interested in comparative politics, international relations, economics, Asian studies, and Russian studies.