Defence policy

Defence policy

Defence policy: scope, components, levels of ambition

From Wales to Warsaw and Beyond: NATO’s Strategic Adaptation to the Russian Resurgence on Europe’s Eastern Flank

A Changing Security Paradigm. New Roles for New Actors – The Russian Approach

Banasik, Mirosław. "A Changing Security Paradigm. New Roles for New Actors – The Russian Approach." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 15, no. 4 (2016): 31-43.

 

Introduction

In 2014, the Russian Federation conducted two separate phases of operations in Ukraine. Despite substantial differences in the objectives of and methods used within the operations, it is worth noting that their natures have much in common. Both operations were planned and conducted in accordance with the doctrine followed by Gerasimov and on the basis of the concept hybrid war­fare.

Rapid Reaction Capability of the European Union: Taking that Last Big Step

McCray, Matthew. "Rapid Reaction Capability of the European Union: Taking that Last Big Step." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 13, no. 4 (2014): 1-24.

The formation of an Army of Europe has been discussed almost since the end of World War II, but has yet to be realized. After reading through the numerous and varied proposals over the past sixty years, the observer invariably arrives at the conclusion that all concerned parties agree: the European Union (EU) should have its own military. The Union today, taken as a whole, is an economic and cultural superpower.

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Managing Change in Complex Organizations. The Challenges of Transformation

The lecture informs on the main approaches, principles, and phases of change management, the implementation of respective plans under the impact of social and cultural factors. It discusses the waves of thinking on change in defence after the Cold war, with focus on defence transformation, smart defence, and the concept of Intelligent Complex Adaptive Systems.

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