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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.
North Korean security challenges: A net assessment
Beyond Air–Sea Battle: The Debate Over US Military Strategy in Asia by Aaron L Friedberg.
In the October–November 2014 issue of Survival, Toby Dodge discusses the origins and consequences of state weakness in Iraq; Christopher J. Fettweis looks at the shortfalls in US strategy that have persisted since the Cold War; and Samuel Charap analyses the Ukraine crisis in light of deadlocked diplomacy between Russia and the West.
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This map of global hot spots focuses this year on maritime disputes and piracy with charts, graphs and tables. Included with The Military Balance 2013, it is also available to buy separately.
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