Category: Military Sciences
By Natalie Klein, Joanna Mossop, Donald R. Rothwell
Maritime safety is of important value to Australia and New Zealand as either nations depend upon maritime shipping for his or her monetary survival. because the occasions of September eleventh 2001, major questions were raised to whether Australia and New Zealand are competently ready for the implications of a big disruption to worldwide delivery following a terrorist assault on a number one local port comparable to Hong Kong or Singapore. huge efforts have additionally been undertaken to enhance responses to an array of maritime safety threats, equivalent to transnational crime, environmental toxins, and piracy and armed robbery.
This quantity identifies these concerns that really impact Australia and New Zealand’s maritime safety, comparing the problems from felony and political views, and proposes equipment for making improvements to maritime safeguard within the international locations. whereas the focal point is totally on Australia and New Zealand, the scope extends to local issues, addressing issues with regards to Pacific Island states, Southeast Asia and the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic sector. The booklet additionally addresses strategic partnerships studying the impression of the us, and analyses concerns in the vast framework of overseas legislations and politics.
Maritime safety: foreign legislation and coverage views from Australia and New Zealand might be of significant curiosity to students of foreign legislations, diplomacy and maritime affairs, maritime pros, deepest and executive legal professionals, in addition to diplomats, consuls and govt officers.
Download e-book for kindle: Defeat and Memory: Cultural Histories of Military Defeat in by J. Macleod
By J. Macleod
The legacy of defeat in battle reverberates via deepest and collective reminiscence and continues to be a sub-text in diplomacy and political discourse. This ebook examines the style within which a sequence of army defeats were understood and remembered through participants and societies within the period of contemporary industrialised battle.
By Steven O'Connor
Irish officials within the British forces, 1922-45 seems on the explanation why younger Irish humans took the king's fee, together with the family members culture, the varsity effect and the employment purpose. It explores their next reviews within the forces and the responses in self sustaining eire to the continuation of this British army connection.
By Keith Fleming
In 1956 a Marine drill teacher led his recruit platoon on a punitive evening march throughout Ribbon Creek, a tidal circulate on the Parris Island, South Carolina, recruit depot. Six males drowned, and the ensuing court-martial turned a countrywide media sensation placing the way forward for the corps into query. Written by way of a senior historian on the Marine Corps ancient heart, The U.S. Marine Corps in problem explores the social, political, and ancient context of this tragic second in U.S. army background as a case examine in how bureaucratic associations adopt inner reform and supplying a priceless vantage aspect on tensions in American society in the course of the Fifties.
Download e-book for kindle: The Challenge of Military Reform in Postcommunist Europe: by Anthony Forster, Timothy Edmunds, Andrew Cottey
By Anthony Forster, Timothy Edmunds, Andrew Cottey
By R. Lloyd
During this exploration of the mathematical equations and common sense at the back of antiballistic missiles (ATBMs), the writer examines theatre missile defence in addition to warhead layout and ideas for ATBMs. The publication demonstrates the approach features wanted as a structures warhead engineer designing complicated tactical and defence warheads below tight budgetary constraints. The textual content beneficial properties an research of power, momentum and techniques for estimating harm on very complicated ballistic missile payloads, resembling submunitions of chemical and organic nature. Direct hit, missile particles and fragmentation are mentioned. excessive pressure expense, explosives, thermodynamics, warmth move, chemistry, penetration mechanics, information, dynamics and finite aspect equations also are coated.
By Thomas Lindemann
Theories at the origins of struggle are frequently in keeping with the idea that the rational actor is in pursuit of fabric pride, similar to the search for strength or for wealth. those views put out of your mind the necessity for homo symbolicus -- which means the maintenance of a good self-image for either emotional and instrumental purposes. an exceptional acceptance guarantees authority and fabric assets. Non-recognition should be up to an evidence of battle as that of alternative explicative 'variables'. the 2 empirical reviews studying the function of non-recognition in nice strength conflicts and in overseas crises display the worth of this symbolic strategy.