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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"Defense and Security: A Compendium of National Armed Forces and Security Policies" presents highly readable, authoritative essays profiling the defense and security policies of over 50 individual countries and regions, with a focus on present-day developments.

Written by leading national and international scholars and edited by eminent political science experts Karl DeRouen and Uk Heo, the essays take an in-depth look at each nation's current security situation, defense spending, present and potential military confrontations, civil-military relations, alliances, relations to terrorism, and other topics of importance. Historical events and conflicts are highlighted as well, with emphasis on the post-Cold War era. The essays are parallel in structure, allowing readers to pinpoint similarities and draw comparisons among nations. The two-volume set also includes a detailed introduction featuring a cross-national comparison.

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