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The US, NATO and Military Burden-Sharing : Contemporary Security Studies (Hardcover) - Stephen J. Cimbala

The US, NATO and Military Burden-Sharing

Contemporary Security Studies (Hardcover)

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Published: 22nd December 2004
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This study establishes that political, economic, and military-technological changes transform the international system and alter the way in which a state views its and others' responsibilities and burdens for responding to international crises. It assesses the distribution of the costs of raising and supporting armed forces, the risks of deploying them overseas and using them in combat or peace operations, and the extent to which members of the system have a responsibility for maintaining international order in the context of three instances of multinational military intervention - the Multinational Force deployment in Lebanon in 1982-83, the first Persian Gulf War in 1990-91 including information of the impact of the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the United Nations', and subsequently NATO's, intervention in the Balkans 1992-99.

The concept of burden-sharingp. 8
The multinational force in Lebanon 1982-84 : national collective actionp. 32
The Persian Gulf crisis : American leadership and global sharingp. 63
The Balkans : increased European responsibility and long-term commitmentp. 98
Conclusionp. 153
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ISBN: 9780415356077
ISBN-10: 0415356075
Series: Contemporary Security Studies (Hardcover)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 22nd December 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.46
Edition Number: 1