These papers are an edited selection from the BESA conference of 1998. They present an overview of transformations in societal-military relations in the western world, and the specific manifestations in Israel.
The Middle East
"an authoritative and comprehensive study of a process, which in Israel as elsewhere, already affects the very fabric of a vital sphere of public life"
Middle East Journal
"a comprehensive overview of the sweeping transformation currently taking place in the realm of Western societal-military relations