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Seeking security in the dragon's shadow : China and Southeast Asia in the emerging Asian order
This paper examines China's changing security relations with Southeast Asia. It begins by highlighting the growing complexity of the relationship, marked by conflicting pulls of cooperation and rivalry. This is followed ...
A UK perspective on defence equipment acquisition
Pre-emption and prevention : an ethical and legal critique of the Bush doctrine and anticipatory use of force in defence of the State
This paper is a critique of the recent emphasis evident in US foreign policy towards the use of military force in anticipatory self-defence. It addresses the claims of the so-called 'Bush Doctrine' by examining the ethical ...
Fireball on the water : naval force protection-projection, coast guarding, customs border security & multilateral cooperation in rolling back the global waves of terror ... from the sea
The Maritime Terrorist Threat is a hydra that continues to pose a clear and present danger to world commerce and, ultimately to the very well being of nations. The global stream of explosive carnage with truck boms in ...
The WTO in 2003 : structural shifts, state-of-play and prospects for the Doha round
Much has changed in the transition from the GATT to the WTO. Three worrying trends stand out: 1) standards harmonisation and regulatory overload; 2) excessive the diplomatic and negotiating mechanism that worked well in ...
The advent of a new way of war : theory and practice of effects based operations
The successful conduct of Operation Iraqi Freedom has led to much publicity and claims of the coming of age of a new way of war known as effects based operations(EBO). However, EBO is not a new concept. It has its roots ...