This book explores the roles of the armed forces in the ongoing struggles for control over the processes of state formation and government in Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro. It focuses on the experiences of particular countries in the region.
1. Introduction 2. Servants or Masters? The Military in the "New Russia” 3. Adventurers or Commanders? Civil-Military Relations in Georgia Since Independence 4. Starting from Scratch: The Establishment of National Armed Forces in the Republic of Moldova 5. Civil-Military Relations in Lithuania 6. The Belarus Military: A Loyal Segment of Society? 7. The Military Forces of the Republic of Armenia 8. Kazakhstan: Military Dimensions of State Formation over Central Asia's Civilizational Fault Lines 9. The Yugoslav Army: Trauma and Transition 10. In Search of ldentity: Civil-Military Relations and Nationhood in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) 11. Civil-Military Relations in Slovenia 12. Democracy in the "Fog of War": Civil-Military Relations in Croatia 13. Civil Society and Civil War in Bosnia 14. Conclusions on Post-Totalitarian Civil-Military Relations