Political Dynamics and Historical Development
Terror attacks on western civilian targets have stimulated interest in the dilemmas faced by liberal societies when combating threats to national security. Combining the perspectives of political science and law, this book addresses that discourse, asking how democracies seek to harmonize the...
Published July 12th 2011 by Routledge
Israel’s Armed Forces in Comparative Perspective
This edited book constitutes the first detailed attempt at a comparative international analysis of the transformations that are currently affecting the composition of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and their place in Israeli society. Focusing primarily on deviations from the...
Published January 12th 2010 by Routledge
From Cohesion to Confusion
Series: Middle Eastern Military Studies
The Israel Defense Force (IDF) plays a key role in Israeli society, and has traditionally been perceived not only as the guardian of national survival, but also as a 'people's army' responsible for the custody of national values. This volume analyses the circumstances currently undermining these...
Published November 19th 2009 by Routledge
Israel in Comparative Context
These papers are an edited selection from the BESA conference of 1998. They present an overview of transformations in societal-military relations in the western world, and the specific manifestations in Israel....
Published April 28th 2000 by Routledge