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Iran may feel more confident and gain a sense of prestige from a nuclear capability, but other factors, such as the regional geopolitical environment and Iran’s political, military, and economic capabilities, will have a greater bearing on Iranian calculations.
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This book explores how the military might improve coordination with relief agencies and with European allies in such operations.
The author lays out a general framework for looking at population developments through the prism of security issues, proffering some preliminary assessments as to which trends or factors might threaten U.S. interests around the world.
International Law and the Politics of Urban Air Operations
NATO Looks South: New Challenges and New Strategies in the Mediterranean
NATO's Mediterranean Initiative is acquiring new significance with changes in the strategic environment and changes in NATO itself. Greater attention is being devoted to developments on the southern periphery of the Alliance.
NATO's Future: Implications for U.S. Military Capabilities and Posture
Because interoperability is a key element in coalitions, RAND undertook research to help the Air Force identify potential interoperability problems that may arise in coalition air operations and to suggest nonmateriel and technology-based solutions.
The authors explore the significance of changes on the Turkish domestic scene, as well as the contours of Ankara's increasingly active external policies.
Argues that developing and industrialized countries can avoid both environmental and economic disaster resulting from global warming by harnessing alternative fuel technologies; also covers relations with China and U.S. military personnel issues.
Special presidential election issue offers recommendations regarding several domestic and foreign policy issues that will play a crucial role in this year's presidential election.
Charts the likely future course of the information revolution throughout the world and suggests an "information strategy" for the global information age; also examines youth violence, electricity deregulation, and terrorism and popular culture.
The lengthy Meciar period let Slovakia fall behind other Visegrad countries in the pace of Euro-Atlantic institutional integration.
Strategy for arriving at answers to the critical question why do states do what they do? by focusing on and elaborating state autonomy theory.
This issue paper discusses what decisions India and Pakistan must make in order to attempt to fulfill these requirements and describes the risks involved in their failure to attain them.
Recent deployments of military units to overseas noncombat operations-including Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo-have placed new and unanticipated stresses on U.S. armed forces.
Since 1990, the European Union has provided support to the current Central and Eastern European candidate member states through the use of the
The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) wishes to better understand the roles, structures and co-operation of drug demand reduction services in the health, social, educational and criminal justice sectors.
Governments in much of Asia must grapple on the one hand with the unfinished agenda of communicable diseases and on the other with the new agenda of noncommunicable ones in an aging population.
Summarizes issues generated during the Army After Next (AAN) Spring Wargame 1998.