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Book review: the transformation of Europe’s armed forces: from the Rhine to Afghanistan

Partridge, Matthew (2012) Book review: the transformation of Europe’s armed forces: from the Rhine to Afghanistan. LSE Review of Books (12 Sep 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Europe’s mass, mainly conscript armies are being replaced by smaller, more capable, professionalised militaries concentrated into new operational headquarters and rapid reaction brigades, able to plan, command, and execute global military interventions. At the same time, these headquarters and brigades are co-operating with each other across national borders resulting in a transnational military network is appearing in Europe, in which are converging on common forms of military expertise. Matthew Partridge reviews Anthony King‘s sociology of defence policy.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 04 Jun 2013 11:30
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/50548/

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