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New features in this year's book include reorganised and expanded analytical essays, new sections on trends in contemporary armed conflicts in Afghanistan and Syria, as well as trends in defence capability areas, with a focus on equipment, technological or doctrinal developments.
North Korean security challenges: A net assessment
Syria’s Uprising and the Fracturing of the Levant by Emile Hokayem.
In the December 2013–January 2014 issue of Survival, Thomas Wright discusses Europe's lost decade, John A. Gans Jr considers the 'soft power' of Bruce Springsteen during the Cold War, and Samuel Charap and Mikhail Troitskiy analyse the integration dilemma facing 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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