Potential threats to American security in the post-cold war era

hearings before the Defense Policy Panel of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, hearings held December 10, 11, and 13, 1991. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Defense Policy Panel

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  • Former Soviet republics,
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • United States.


  • National security -- United States.,
  • Security, International.,
  • Nuclear arms control -- Verification.,
  • Former Soviet republics -- Politics and government.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1989-
LC ClassificationsKF27 .A73647 1991c
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 157 p. :
Number of Pages157
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Open LibraryOL1359143M
ISBN 100160390311
LC Control Number92253100

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Japanophobia made the American economy radically more efficient, so that when the Cold War ended and the United States took Japan to task for its trade policies, the Americans enjoyed the s boom while direct competition with leaner and meaner American firms triggered Japan's post-Cold War economic collapse.

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Gen. Richard E. Hawley, who commands all the American forces in Japan. In this incisive new book, Michael Mandelbaum argues that the era marked by an expansive American foreign policy is coming to an end. During the seven decades from the U.S. entry into World War II in to the present, economic constraints rarely limited what the United States did in the world.

Now that will change. The country's soaring deficits, fueled by the huge costs of. Finally, with the rise of new information technologies in the post-Cold War era, Scientology’s war of secrecy and control has only grown more intense.

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With the decline in Cold War tensions and external interference, along with a near-consensus favoring democracy and free market. "This potential is in part a product of the emergence of collective security; a phenomenon that has grown from the peace-time alliances that emerged from the First World War, and which has been.

nation-states than with the concept of security itself. Often, this takes the form of proposals for giving high priority to such issues as human rights, economics, the environment, drug traffic, epidemics, crime, or social injustice, in addition to the traditional concern with security from external military threats.

Such proposals are. ment of international security policy since the demise of the Cold War in and discerns trends that are likely to dominate the security agenda in the coming decades. While much has been written recently about post-Cold War interna-tional security, the unique advantage of this compilation of articles is its comparative approach.

Indeed, people in the future are going to look back at the post-Cold War era and wonder why America felt so insecure: nuclear weapons, the world’s strongest Navy.

The introduction of nuclear weapons in dramatically expanded both potential threats and the corresponding means of deterrence, as was recognized almost immediately by some at the time.

Deterring Adversaries and Potential Adversaries in the New Post-Cold War Era National Institute For Public Policy, No. March 9, 3 The Evolution of US Security and Defence Policy in the Post-Cold War Era (pp. ) The essence of an asymmetric threat is the notion of using unconventional means, such as terrorism and/or weapons of mass destruction, to target the perceived vulnerabilities and weaknesses of a more powerful actor.

Russia continues to be our top security concern, even without the adversarial relationship of the cold war.

Russia still possesplus nuclear weapons. Wide-spread corruption and the absence of honest and accountable internal governmental administrative functions threatens Russia's slow and erratic evolution toward democracy.

The authors’ pro-NATO bias is demonstrated by two conclusions: first, “That NATO must redefine itself and demonstrate that it still has a strategic role to perform if it is to survive during the post-Cold War era”; second, “NATO security must take on a broader definition in the post-Cold War period to include the protection of the.

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There is no limit in sight for this excessive American worrying and paranoia. The first step towards making international policy decisions that reflect the relatively peaceful and prosperous time of the post-Cold War era is to reckon with the ever-present fear of unknown threats while properly considering just how much power America : Natalie Dowzicky.

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