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#WavellReviews “Dictatorship by Degrees: Xi Jinping in China” by Steven P. Feldman

Axel Dessein
The book focuses on how “signs of pre-totalitarianism” are increasingly visible in the contemporary Chinese leadership through the role of ideology, intolerance of dissent, extra-legal...
Book Reviews Concepts and Doctrine Military History Sea

#WavellReviews “First In, Last Out: The Post-War Organisation, Employment and Training of Royal Marine Commandos” by Paul Winter (editor)

Andy Young
His fundamental argument - that the RM need to separate themselves from the pack by carving a distinct defence niche and identity with a bespoke...
Book Reviews International Relations Military History People and Leadership Short Read

#WavellReviews “Chef de Guerre” At the heart of special operations with a Navy Commando by Louis Saillans

Phil Clare
The French language original edition of “Chef de Guerre” (Warlord) is available here from Louis de Mareuil Operation Barkhane began in August 2014 and followed...