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Arming East Russia

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During the 1990s, military spending, arms procurement, and defense industrialization have all increased rapidly in East Asia. Although these developments do not constitute an arms race, they nevertheless have important implications for suppliers of defense equipment, arms control, and regional stability. This study assesses trends in the defense spending of East Asian states, particularly in the light of the economic crisis which began in mid-1997.
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Overview


During the 1990s, military spending, arms procurement, and defense industrialization have all increased rapidly in East Asia. Although these developments do not constitute an arms race, they nevertheless have important implications for suppliers of defense equipment, arms control, and regional stability. This study assesses trends in the defense spending of East Asian states, particularly in the light of the economic crisis which began in mid-1997.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199224326
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/27/2005
  • Series: Adelphi Series , #329
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.21 (d)

Meet the Author

Tim Huxley is Director of the Institute of Pacific Asia Studies and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics and Asian Studies at the University of Hull, UK. Between 1985 and 1987, he was Fellow at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, and has taught international relations and strategic studies at the universities of Wales and Lancaster.

Susan Willett was formerly Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Defence Studies, Kings College London.

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Table of Contents

Glossary 7
Introduction 9
Ch. 1 Defence Spending and Economic Crisis 15
Ch. 2 International Defence Suppliers and the East Asian Market 23
Ch. 3 Defence Industries in East Asia 45
Ch. 4 Changing Military Capabilities and the Regional Balance 65
Conclusion 79
Notes 81
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