×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

The Russian Military into the 21st Century
     

The Russian Military into the 21st Century

by Stephen J. Cimbala
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0714650803

ISBN-13: 9780714650807

Pub. Date: 07/01/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work attempts to clarify the major problems facing Russia's armed forces in the present and immediate future. It covers threats from terrorists, break away republics and threats from outside Russia's borders. The book also includes political and economic problems facing the military.

Overview

This work attempts to clarify the major problems facing Russia's armed forces in the present and immediate future. It covers threats from terrorists, break away republics and threats from outside Russia's borders. The book also includes political and economic problems facing the military.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714650807
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Series:
Soviet (Russian) Military Theory and Practice Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 The geopolitical setting for Russian military security: "We have plenty to defend ourselves with..." Russian, rhetoric, Russian realism, John Erickson; if war will come tomorrow, Peter Rainow. Part 2 National security concepts and military performance: the new turn in Russian defence policy - Russia's defence doctrine and national security concept, Stephen J. Blank; the Russian Army and Chechnya - victory instead of reform?, Pavel K. Baev. Part 3 The information revolution and the military - challenges and risks: Russia's asymmetrical approach to information warfare, Timothy L. Thomas; assessing the Russian nuclear C3 system. Part 4 The societal dimension of security and defence: public attitudes toward the Armed Forces in Russia - do they count?, Stephen L. Webber; the soldiers' mothers of St Petersburg - a human rights movement in Russia, Yelizaveta Bogoslovskaya, Ella Polyakova and Yelena Vilenskaya; conclusions, Stephen J. Cimbala.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews