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Civil-Military Relations in Russia and Eastern Europe

1st Edition

By David Betz


216 pages

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This book examines how civil-military relations have been transformed in Russia, Poland, Hungary and Ukraine since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact in 1991. It shows how these countries have worked to reform their obsolete armed forces, and bring them into line with the new economic and strategic realities of the post-Cold War world, with new bureaucratic structures in which civilians play the key policy-making roles, and with strengthened democratic political institutions which have the right to oversee the armed forces.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Approaches to Civil-Military Relations 2. Security Policy-Making and Defence Reform 3. Civilian Integration in the Ministry of Defence 4. Agencies of Civilian Oversight Conclusion Notes Bibliography

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General