1st Edition

Towards a Brave New Arms Industry?

By Richard Bitzinger Copyright 2003
    104 Pages
    by Routledge

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    In the post-Cold War era, most countries have been forced to radically reduce their arms industries, and abandoned self-sufficiency in favour of a subordinate role in an increasingly globalized worldwide defence industry. This has significant implications for the future of armaments production, for proliferation, and for arms control.

    Introduction; Chapter 1 The Rise and Fall of Second-Tier Arms Producers; Chapter 2 Transition and Readjustment in Second-Tier Defence Industries: Five Case Studies; Chapter 3 Towards a Brave New Arms Industry?; Conclusion Implications and Challenges Ahead;


    Authored by Bitzinger, Richard