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A question of security : the British defence review in an age of austerity / edited by Michael Codner and Michael Clarke ; foreword by Lord Hutton of Furness.

Publication:
London : I.B. Tauris, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (362 p.)
Subjects:
Military policy.
Great Britain -- Politics and government.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
In an age of austerity and uncertainty, can Britain's security be assured - and its place in the world maintained? The British government's Strategic Defence and Security Review, released in October 2010, was long overdue. The former strategy did not account for the challenges faced by the armed forces in a post-9/11 world, and the financial crisis had rendered the defence programme unsustainable. Written by the foremost independent security and defence experts, including Hew Strachan and Malcolm Chambers, this vital new book analyses every important facet of the review: the impact of the spen
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Foreword; Introduction
Michael Codner; The United Kingdom's Strategic Moment
Michael Clarke; Multilateral Approaches to British Security
Andrew Rathmell; The Lean Years: Defence Consequences of the Fiscal Crisis
Malcolm Chalmers; Strategic Considerations for the Anglo-American Alliance
Lisa Aronsson; Entente or Oblivion: Franco-British Defence Co-operation
Etienne de Durand; The SDSR and China
Alexander Neill; British Strategy After Afghanistan
Geoffrey Till
A Force for Honour? UK Military Strategic Options
Michael Codner Jointery and the Defence Review
Trevor Taylor; The Special Relationship and the British Army
Antulio J Echevarria II; Redefining the Military's Role in Domestic Security
Mark Phillips; The Case for the Raf
Eric Grove; Armed Inducement in Conflict Prevention
Michael Codner; Defence Information Superiority: Still Underplayed
Bill Robins; Failing Intelligence: reform of the Machinery
Mark Phillips; The Armed Forces and the British People
Hew Strachan; Procurement Reform
David Gould
Defence Industrial Strategy Under the Coalition
Keith HaywardConclusion
Michael Codner; Notes and References; About the Authors
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed January 20, 2020).
Contributor:
Codner, Michael, editor.
Clarke, Michael, 1950- editor.
ISBN:
0-85773-164-5
OCLC:
742333529
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