Making Europe Unconquerable: The Potential of Civilian-based Deterrence and Defense
ISBN-10: 0887300979 (Ballinger)
ISBN-13: 978-0887300974 (Ballinger)
ISBN-10: 0850663369 (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN-13: 978-0850663365 (Taylor and Francis)
Making Europe Unconquerable is a provocative exploration of a new policy to meet Western Europe's security needs. This book boldly looks beyond military technology to a deliberate refinement and use of the power of a society's population and institutions to resist attackers.
--Taken from the back cover
A succinct statement of a novel concept of deterrence and defense. It is balanced, readable, and thought-provoking: Gene Sharp at his best."
--Major General Edward B. Atkeson, United States Army (Ret.)
"The author's proposals... are carefully put forward in a nonpolemical manner and clearly merit sustained attention and thought."
"I welcome a competent American point of view on this subject, about which no European can remain indifferent."
--General C. Georges Fricaud-Chagnaud, President, Fondation pour les Etudes de Défense National, Paris
"Transarmament towards nonaggressive and less violent forms of defense on both sides in Europe could become a major contribution to European security."
--Dr. Heinz Vetschera, National Defense Academy, Vienna
"A groundbreaking study of the possibilities of non-violence that could have profound implications for the future."
--Coretta Scott King
"A modern concept addressed to the unprecedented conditions of the modern age."
--New York Review of Books
"A valuable, thought-provoking work recommended for all interested in security and survival."
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
Foreword by George F. Kennan
1. Meeting Europe's Defense Needs
2. Civilian-based Defense for Western Europe?
4. Preventing Attack
5. In Face of Attack
6. Defeating Attack
7. Assessing the Potential
IndexAbout the Author
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