Democratic Control of the Military in Postcommunist Europe: Guarding the Guards

Democratic Control of the Military in Postcommunist Europe: Guarding the Guards

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ISBN-13: 9781349426324
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/28/2001
Series: One Europe or Several?
Edition description: 1st ed. 2002
Pages: 273
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

ANTON BEBLER Professor of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
ALEX J. BELLAMY Lecturer, Defence Studies Department, Kings College London
PÁL DUNAY Director, International Training Course in Security Police, Geneva Centre for Security Policy
JAMES GOW Reader, Department of War Studies, Kings College London
IRINA ISAKOVA Defence Diplomacy Fellow, Centre for Defence Studies, Kings College London
PAUL LATAWSKI Senior Lecturer in International Affairs, Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst
PLAMEN PANTEV Associate Professor at Sofia University 'St Kliment Ohridsky' and Director, Institute for Security and International Studies (ISIS), Sofia
IOAN-MIRCEA PASCU Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Romania
GRIGORJ PEREPELITSA Head of the Military Police Department, National Institute for Strategic Studies, Ukraine
STEFAN SARVAS previously in the Research Department, Czech Ministry of Defence
VAIDOTAS URBELIS Researcher, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, University of Vilnius, Lithuania
TOMAS URBONAS Senior Executive Officer, Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence
ILMARS VIKSNE Commandant, Latvian National Defence Academy, Riga
MARIE VLACHOVÁ Director, Researcher Department, Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic

Table of Contents

Preface Notes on the Contributors Introduction: The Challenge of Democratic Control of Armed Forces in Postcommunist Europe; A.Cottey, T.Edmunds & A.Forster PART I: CENTRAL EUROPE Democratic Control of Armed Forces in Postcommunist Poland: The Interplay of History, Political Society and Institutional Reform; P.Latawski Democratic Control of the Armed Forces in the Czech Republic: A Journey from Social Isolation; M.Vlachová & S.Sarvas Civil-Military Relations in Hungary: No Big Deal; P.Dunay PART II: THE BALTIC STATES Democratic Control of the Armed Forces in Latvia; I.Viksne Challenges of Civil-Military Relations and Democratic Control of Armed Forces: The Case of Lithuania; V.Urbelis & T.Urbonas PART III: SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE Defence Planning in Emerging Democracies; The Case of Romania; I.M.Pascu The Nature of Civil-Military Relations in Post-Totalitarian Bulgaria; P.Pantev Democratic Control of the Armed Forces in Slovenia; A.Bebler 'Like Drunken Geese in the Fog': Democratic Control of Armed Forces in Croatia; A.J.Bellamy The European Exception: Civil-Military Relations in the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia; J.Gow PART IV: THE FORMER SOVIET UNION The Evolution of Civil-Military Relations in Russia; I.Isakova The Development of Civil-Military Relations in Post-Soviet Ukraine; G.Perepelitsa PART V: CONCLUSION Soldiers, Politics and Defence in Central and Eastern Europe; A.Cottey, T.Edmunds & A.Forster Index

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