n African Security Review - Revisiting the South African Defence Review : commentary
|Article Title||Revisiting the South African Defence Review : commentary|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Author||Len Le Roux|
|Publication Date||Jan 2004|
|Pages||105 - 107|
Extracted from text ... Background Post-apartheid defence policy in South Africa developed in an open and consultative manner. It developed in phases starting with the negotiations for the Interim Constitution of South Africa (1993), which included a chapter establishing the South African National Defence Force (SANDF). Shortly after the 1994 elections the Government of National Unity started with the development of the White Paper on Defence (completed in 1996) and the Defence Review (completed in 1998). The latter was the culmination of the defence policy development process. These documents established the national defence posture, defined the functions and tasks as well as the ..
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