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n Institute for Security Studies Papers - Defence conversion in South Africa : a faded ideal?

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Abstract

At the end of the Cold War, there was hope for peace, stability and an equitable distribution of resources that would benefit all people. With a global decrease in the commitment of gross national product for defence purposes, there was a stronger focus on human development rather than military power. This paper examines defence conversion in South Africa and highlights some of the progress and problems to date and provides policy makers with some insights into the defence conversion process. It also raises pertinent questions for them to address and conclude with some tentative practical policy recommendations.

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2001-07-01
2016-12-03
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