Defense and Security: A Compendium of National Armed Forces and Security Policies, Volume 1

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Karl R. DeRouen, Uk Heo
ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 2005 - Armed Forces - 1013 pages
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An authoritative, up-to-date examination of the national security and defense policies of 50 influential nations and regions across the globe. When the Cold War ended, the world witnessed a collapse of the global bipolar political structure, prompting countries to adjust their national security and defense policies. Some nations pursued unilateral security, while others strengthened regional alliances. Some increased their defense spending, while others significantly reduced their military arsenal. What are the current security and defense policies of key countries around the world?Defense and Security: A Compendium of National Armed Forces and Security Policies presents 50 highly readable, authoritative essays profiling the defense and security policies of individual countries and regions, with a focus on present-day developments.

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Contents

Preface
ix
List of Acronyms
xxiii
References
lvii
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