Insurgencies and the impact on arms procurement

Authored by: Isaiah Wilson

The Global Arms Trade

Print publication date:  December  2009
Online publication date:  May  2014

Print ISBN: 9781857434972
eBook ISBN: 9780203851456
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780203851456-23

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Abstract

These past 18-plus years have been testament to a tsunami of change in international defence and security affairs; nothing short of a revolutionary alteration of the causus beli and modus operandi of US intervention policy, and an equal number of tectonic disruptions and shifts in US strategic doctrinal thinking, the determination of core-essential-peripheral roles and missions, conduct of those missions, and the underpinning of US arms procurement and defence spending rationales.

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