Laird, Robbin F., Mey, Holger H., McNair Papers
The RMA has emerged as a key concept in the restructuring of U.S. military power within the post-Cold War system. As such, key allies of the United States need to come to terms with American approaches and programs in shaping their own responses to the post-Cold War security system.
For Western Europeans, the end of the Cold War has carried with it a new phase in the building of Europe. At the same time, the Western European model of development is challenged by the American economy and by broader globalization processes. The RMA is part of a much broader American challenge to Europe; a European variant of the RMA will be a subset of a broader process of economic, cultural, and organizational change in the decade ahead.
The consensus within Western Europe upon the need to build more flexible, mobile, power-projection forces has not been …
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Publication information: Article title: Conclusions. Contributors: Laird, Robbin F. - Author, Mey, Holger H. - Author. Journal title: McNair Papers. Issue: 60 Publication date: April 1999. Page number: 91. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 1999 Gale Group.
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