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Concepts of Non-Provocative Defence

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Informationen zum Autor GEOFFREY WISEMAN teaches diplomacy and international security in the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Klappentext This book examines the viability of non-provocative defence - the controversial idea that defensive military policies and practices reduce the risk of wars and provide a viable basis for defending a society should war break out. Drawing on case studies from Europe! the 1991 Persian Gulf War! and Asia-Pacific! the author concludes that non-provocative defence concepts remain relevant and that they can help in deterring! conducting! and settling wars. Zusammenfassung This book examines the viability of non-provocative defence - the controversial idea that defensive military policies and practices reduce the risk of wars and provide a viable basis for defending a society should war break out. Inhaltsverzeichnis Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations PART I: INTRODUCTION What is Non-Provocative Defence? Defensive Concepts and the Security Dilemma Antecedents of Non-Provocative Defence PART II: THE RISE OF NON-PROVOCATIVE DEFENCE The Development of Non-Provocative Defence Concepts in Western Europe in the 1980s New Defensive Thinking in the Soviet Union! 1986-89 PART II: THE DECLINE OF NON-PROVOCATIVE DEFENCE The End of the Cold War in Europe Collective Security and Defensive Concepts: The 1990-91 Persian Gulf War Defensive Approaches in the Asia-Pacific PART IV: THE FUTURE OF NON-PROVOCATIVE DEFENCE The Strengths and Weaknesses of Non-Provocative Defence: Lessons for the Future Notes Select Bibliography Index

Autorentext
GEOFFREY WISEMAN teaches diplomacy and international security in the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Zusammenfassung
This book examines the viability of non-provocative defence - the controversial idea that defensive military policies and practices reduce the risk of wars and provide a viable basis for defending a society should war break out.

Inhalt
Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations PART I: INTRODUCTION What is Non-Provocative Defence? Defensive Concepts and the Security Dilemma Antecedents of Non-Provocative Defence PART II: THE RISE OF NON-PROVOCATIVE DEFENCE The Development of Non-Provocative Defence Concepts in Western Europe in the 1980s New Defensive Thinking in the Soviet Union, 1986-89 PART II: THE DECLINE OF NON-PROVOCATIVE DEFENCE The End of the Cold War in Europe Collective Security and Defensive Concepts: The 1990-91 Persian Gulf War Defensive Approaches in the Asia-Pacific PART IV: THE FUTURE OF NON-PROVOCATIVE DEFENCE The Strengths and Weaknesses of Non-Provocative Defence: Lessons for the Future Notes Select Bibliography Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Concepts of Non-Provocative Defence
Untertitel: Ideas and Practices in International Security
Autor:
EAN: 9780333790250
ISBN: 978-0-333-79025-0
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 293
Gewicht: 535g
Größe: H21mm x B223mm x T146mm
Jahr: 2001
Auflage: 2002

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