The Armed Forces: Towards a Post-Interventionist Era?

The Armed Forces: Towards a Post-Interventionist Era?

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Overview

The present anthology stems from the perception of a widespread and manifest uneasiness concerning the business of military intervention in our times. Indeed, the West is for quite some time engaged in a deep introspection about his military intervention policies in the years to come and reflects about this. What will Western military intervention policies look like in the future; what kind of military intervention policies is wanted and what kind of military intervention policies is financially, politically and socio-culturally possible and militarily feasible? The hypothesis pursued in this volume states that, in the foreseeable future, we may see a different kind of military intervention policy and intervention posture of the West that will lead to different military interventions. It may be argued that we are witnessing the dawn of a new era, the era of military post-interventionism.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783658012854
Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
Publication date: 07/09/2013
Series: Schriftenreihe des Zentrums für Militärgeschichte und Sozialwissenschaften der Bundeswehr , #14
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 316
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Dr. Bastian Giegerich is Research Fellow at the Bundeswehr Center for Military History and Social Sciences (ZMS) in Potsdam and Consulting Senior Fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in London.

Dr. Gerhard Kümmel is Senior Researcher at the Bundeswehr Center for Military History and Social Sciences (ZMS) in Potsdam and teaches Military Sociology in the Master Course “Military Studies” at Potsdam University.

Table of Contents

Current and Future Security Challenges.- Transformations of the Military.- Interventionism, Post-Interventionism, Neo-Interventionism.- Civil-Military Relations.

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