NATO and Peace Support Operations, 1991-1999: Policies and Doctrines, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

NATO and Peace Support Operations, 1991-1999

Policies and Doctrines, 1st Edition

By Henning Frantzen


254 pages

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This new book addresses the key question of how NATO and three of its member states are configuring their policies and military doctrines in order to handle the new strategic environment.

This environment is increasingly dominated by 'new wars', more precisely civil wars within states, and peacekeeping as the strategy devised by outside actors for dealing with them. The book seeks to explain how this new strategic environment has been interpreted and how the new conflicts and peacekeeping have been fitted into 'defence' and 'war' - key concepts in the field of security studies.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. New Threats, New Wars: Intra-state Wars 3. Doctrines for PSO in the 1990s: From 'Consent' to 'Permissive Environment' 4. NATO 1991-1999: Strategy and Doctrines 5. Britain: From 'Options for Change' to 'Strategic Defence Review' 6. Canada: Protection of Sovereignty, Peacekeeping or Combat Capability? 7. Denmark: International or National Defence? 8. Comparative Analysis 9. Conclusion

About the Author

Dr. Henning-A. Frantzen is a Lieutenant Colonel in the Norwegian Army. He started his army career in 1987 and graduated from the Military Academy in Oslo in 1992. He has served with Brigade North in Norway, with the Norwegian Medical Company to UNPROFOR in Bosnia, 1993-1994. From 1997, Dr. Frantzen has been teaching in the Norwegian Military Academy is Oslo and in 2004 he finished his doctorate in the Department of War Studies, King's College London. Dr. Frantzen now works in the Norwegian Ministry of Defence.

About the Series

Cass Series on Peacekeeping

This series examines all aspects of peacekeeping, from the political, operational and legal dimensions to the developmental and humanitarian issues that must be dealt with by all those involved with peacekeeping in the world today.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Military / General