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Germany, Pacifism and Peace Enforcement

Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen


This book is about the transformation of Germany's security and defence policy in the time between the 1991 Gulf War and the 2003 war against Iraq. It traces and explains the reaction of Europe's biggest and potentially most powerful country to the ethnic wars of the 1990s, the emergence of large-scale terrorism, and the new US emphasis on pre-emptive strikes. Based on an analysis of Germany's strategic culture, it portrays Germany as a security actor and indicates the conditions and limits of the new German willingness to participate in international military crisis management that developed ... More

Keywords: ethnic wars, large-scale terrorism, pre-emptive strikes, Germany, strategic culture, military crisis management, war in Afghanistan, Iraq War, German Bundestag, international crises

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780719072680
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719072680.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen, author