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New features in this year's book include reorganised and expanded analytical essays, new sections on unmanned systems and cyber capabilities, as well as trends in defence capability areas, with a focus on equipment, technological or doctrinal developments.
Regional Security Assessment 2014: Key Developments in Asia-Pacific Security
The Ties that Divide: History, Honour and Territory in Sino-Japanese Relations
In the December 2014–January 2015 issue of Survival, Lawrence Freedman examines Russia’s strategy in the Ukraine conflict; Emile Hokayem analyses the Syrian civil war in light of competition between Iran and the Gulf states; and Robert Ayson and Desmond Ball explore the dangers of confrontation between China, Japan and the United States in the Asia-Pacific.
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This map of global hot spots focuses this year on women in conflict with charts, graphs and tables. Included with The Military Balance 2014, it is also available to buy separately.
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