Emerging Dimensions Of European Security Policy; The Insecurity Dilemma: National Security Of Third World States

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Emerging Dimensions Of European Security Policy

Edited by Wolfgang F. Danspeckgruber
Westview, 1991
337 pp. $42.50
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The Insecurity Dilemma: National Security Of Third World States

Edited by Brian L. Job
Lynne Rienner, 1992
257 pp. $35.00
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Two good well-edited collections, primarily by younger scholars: Danspeckgruber's top-notch group from both sides of the Atlantic grapples with Europe's security future as the Cold War ends; Job's authors, organized by the University of British Columbia, take up a topic too little examined. K. J. Holsti's chapter is a particularly provocative reminder that most wars during the Cold War were in the Third World and that most of those wars were over domestic arrangements, either anticolonial struggles or attacks on governing regimes. Thus the familiar premises of realist theory-concentration on the nation-state and external threat-are not very helpful.

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