n African Security Review - The influence of non-offensive defence : South African Defence since 1994 : essay

Volume 13, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1024-6029
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Extracted from text ... Introduction In the early 1990s, with the Cold War at an end, South African society moved into a period of political transition, accompanied by developments towards a multiparty democracy and changes in security perceptions.1 South Africa's security and defence policy subsequently underwent deep and fundamental changes.2 The 1994 elections and the constitutional reform that took place immediately thereafter effected security policy and resulted in strategic defensiveness. Even prior to the 1994 democratic elections in South Africa, support for 'non-offensive defence' (NOD) was expressed from within the African National Congress (ANC).3 Non-offensive defence is a conventional approach to defence aimed ..

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