n African Security Review - War and the new disorder 21st Century, Jeremy Black : book review
|Article Title||War and the new disorder 21st Century, Jeremy Black : book review|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||129 - 130|
Extracted from text ... BOOK REVIEWS WAR AND THE NEW DISORDER 21ST CENTURY JEREMY BLACK Continuum, New York, 2004 This excellent little book manages in its 180 pages to raise a variety of disquieting questions about some of the West's assumptions (often unconsciously held) about the nature of the post-Cold War 'peace' and the type of military preparedness required to preserve it. Black argues that the end of the Cold War led to attempts to redefine an international order in which superpower conflict and the ultimate threat of mutual nuclear annihilation were replaced only briefly by concerns for a human security more ..
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