Publication
Title
Deep cooperation by Belgian defence : absorbing the impact of declining defence budgets on national capabilities
Author
Abstract
Despite tight budgetary constraints, the number of military interventions in which Belgium participated is substantial. The Belgian air force and navy were able to retain their basic war fighting capabilities after the Cold War. The land forces lost and are losing capabilities because of a lack of strategic anchoring. The most important Belgian contribution to international and European defence thinking has to be found in the innovative approach with respect to BelgianDutch naval cooperation. The latter could be an example for Europeanizing and generating the use of military capabilities in order to make the EU a strategic actor in the multipolar world.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Defence Studies. - [Plaats van uitgave niet gekend]
Publication
[Plaats van uitgave niet gekend] : 2015
ISSN
1470-2436
Volume/pages
15:1(2015), p. 46-62
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UAntwerpen
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Affiliation
Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Creation 02.04.2015
Last edited 20.06.2017
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