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Author LinkBlair, Dennis C.
Title LinkMilitary engagement : influencing armed forces to support democratic transitions, Volume I Overview and Action Plan / Dennis Blair.
Distribution Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2013
Description xii, 144 pages :  illustrations ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Gen. Note "A project of the Council for a Community of Democracies"
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction: Influencing dictatorships to become democracies -- What the armed forces look like in a democracy -- Regional transitions to democracy -- Developing democracy: the crucial role of the armed forces -- Outside influences on democratic development -- Military-military relations during violent insurrections and campaigns of civil resistance -- Hard cases -- The challeng ahead -- Appendixes: A. Essential elements of intelligence information needed before meeting with counterparts in authoritarian countries B. The role of the armed forces in a democratic system: template for a war college or regional center seminar C. Field trip itineraries for military students from autocratic and transitional countries D. Exercise checklist for the legal and democratic use of force.
Subject LinkArmed Forces -- Civic action.
LinkArmed Forces -- Political activity.
LinkDemocracy.
LinkCivil-military relations.
LinkMilitary relations.
LinkPolitics and war.
LinkWorld politics -- 21st century.
Add.Author LinkCouncil for a Community of Democracies.

System Number 000663836
ISBN Link9780815725053 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0815725051 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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