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By Peter Doyle
Geology controls the outcome of battle, and no more so than during the trench warfare of the Great War; this new book by expert Peter Doyle, takes us through the details.
By John Nixon
The man was indeed Saddam Hussein, but as Nixon learned in the ensuing weeks, both he and America had greatly misunderstood just who Saddam Hussein really was. Nixon, the first man to conduct a prolonged interrogation of Hussein after his capture, offers expert insight into the history and mind of...
This collection of essays combines historical research with cutting-edge strategic analysis and makes a significant contribution to the study of the early history of strategic thinking. There is a debate as to whether strategy in its modern definition existed before Napoleon and Clausewitz. The case studies featured in this book...
Despite supporting counterinsurgency campaigns of allied governments, the US has repeatedly struggled to convince them to follow their advice. Drawing on a rich range of archival sources, this book argues that the best way to assist a local government is often to withhold aid rather than support them unconditionally.
During the past decade, armed drones have entered the American military arsenal as a core tactic for countering terrorism. When coupled with access to reliable information, they make it possible to deploy lethal force accurately across borders while keeping one's own soldiers out of harm's way. The potential to direct...
By Stephen Bull
A fascinating compilation of information that the Allied forces gathered about the Germans during the Second World War.