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Politics of German Defence and Security Policy Leadership and Military Reform in the Post-cold War Era by Tom Dyson

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Published by Berghahn Books .
Written in English


  • Central government policies,
  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • 21st century,
  • c 1980 to c 1990,
  • c 1990 to c 2000,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Economic Conditions,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Armed Forces,
  • Germany,
  • Military policy,
  • National security,
  • Reorganization

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11912383M
ISBN 101845453921
ISBN 109781845453923

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A comparative analysis of an old and new EU Member State's perceptions of and contributions to EU security and defence. This book focuses on change and continuity in both countries' defence policies and where convergence and divergence has occurred. This has important implications for the EU's effectiveness as an international security actor. DOI/oso/ Bilateral Franco-German cooperation in security and defence is characterized by a paradox. On the one hand, France and Germany are closely connected institutionally, and consult across all key areas of foreign policy, security, and defence in highly regularized ways. In this context, the book analyzes several aspects of EU security and defense, including: the EU – NATO relationship, common defense policy and strategy, common capability building, common understanding of strategic changes, common operational planning and centrally synchronized exercises based on operational planning, etc.   The Federal Government will take new political initiatives to strengthen and deepen the common foreign and security policy.” The coalition agreement on Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), signed in November , could be the blueprint for any future coalition governing Germany from October/November onwards.

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