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Concepts of Non-Provocative Defence

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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.

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

Contenu
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

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Concepts of Non-Provocative Defence
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781349418787
ISBN: 1349418781
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Palgrave Macmillan UK
nombre de pages: 304
Poids: 385g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T16mm
Année: 2001
Auflage: 1st ed. 2002

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