This study analyzes the key functions of arms planning and procurement in the ongoing Israeli defence effort. Part I addresses individual constraints placed on the shaping of arms control policy. Part II asks how Israel might best meet its arms needs over the next decade.
Table of Contents
The Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies (JCSS) -- Authors' Preface -- Objective Constraints -- Global Rearmament Patterns -- Israel's Defense Doctrine -- Defense Economics -- The Military Industrial Base -- Shaping Arms Policy -- New Weapons, Old Policies -- Defense Ministry Hegemony -- The Industries and Policymaking -- Arms Acquisition Strategies -- Going it Alone -- Made in the USA -- The Middle Ground -- Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations -- JCSS Publications -- The Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies Recent Publications in English
Aharon Klieman is professor of international relations and senior researcher at the Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, Tel Aviv University.