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    Options for credible and reliable deterrence

    The US need not replicate its Cold War triad to achieve credible and reliable deterrence, argues Dr James E. Doyle in the latest Adelphi book. He proposes viable alternatives that would allow the US to maintain deterrence at a lower cost, thereby freeing up funds to ease pressing shortfalls in spending on conventional procurement and nuclear security.

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    Ben Barry

    Harsh Lessons: Iraq, Afghanistan and the Changing Character of War

    This Adelphi book examines the military evolution of the US-led interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq, and their implications for the future character of war.


  2. Ben Barry

Renewing America's Nuclear Arsenal



Adelphi Book

Everyone Loses

With talk in world capitals of a new cold war, this Adelphi examines the roots of the Ukraine crisis, analyses Western and Russian policies in post-Soviet Eurasia since 1991, and provides an assessment of both Russia and the West's actions post-2014.

Business and Conflict in Fragile States

Even acute conflict can be manageable, says this Adelphi. It provides key insights for business leaders, policymakers and community advocates.

Fighting and Negotiating with Armed Groups

This new Adelphi book looks at what constitutes an effective and realistic strategy for dealing with armed groups.