North American Strategic Defense In The 21st Century: : Security And Sovereignty In An Uncertain World by Christian LeuprechtNorth American Strategic Defense In The 21st Century: : Security And Sovereignty In An Uncertain World by Christian Leuprecht

North American Strategic Defense In The 21st Century: : Security And Sovereignty In An Uncertain World

byChristian LeuprechtEditorJoel J. Sokolsky, Thomas Hughes

Hardcover | May 7, 2018

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The protection of the homeland is the top priority for U.S. national security strategy. Strategic defense, however, has been an overlooked dimension in the vast literature on the U.S. strategic posture, with even less attention given to the necessity and dynamics of security collaboration within North America. Drawing on the expertise of scholars from the U.S., Canada and Mexico, the book offers a wide range of perspectives on recent trends in, and future prospects for, the military and political evolution of North American strategic defense.

North American strategic defense is a topic too often taken for granted: as this excellent book shows, that is a mistake. In the 21st century, perhaps even more than the 20th, it will be an issue of cardinal importance to both the United States and Canada.
Eliot A. Cohen
Robert E. Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies,Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

NORAD''s binational command is unique, and this timely and ambitious book examines its continued relevance to North American defense against a host of new global threats. It broadens the focus of what we mean by North American defense, contemplates how we might include Mexico in various regional security arrangements, and considers the dynamics of expanded North American interdependence in the Trump era.
Laura Dawson
Director of the Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

North American Strategic Defense in the 21st Centuryis an important book. This edited volume brings together a galaxy of stars, both rising and established, with outstanding credentials regarding NORAD and associated matter in the study of security. This original and well-written volume is the first of its kind since the Cold War - long overdue and impressive in contents. The chapters cover both panoramic issues and more specific matters, and the collection is essential reading for academics, policy-makers and the general public.
Patrick James
Dornsife Dean''s Professor, School of International Relations, University of Southern California

Prof. Christian Leuprecht (Ph.D, Queen''s) is Class of 1965 Professor in Leadership the Royal Military College of Canada and Matthew Flinders at Flinders University in South Australia. He is a recipient of RMC''s Cowan Prize for Excellence in Research and elected a member of the College of New Scholars of the Royal Society of C...
Title:North American Strategic Defense In The 21st Century: : Security And Sovereignty In An Uncertain Wo...Format:HardcoverDimensions:193 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inPublished:May 7, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface.- Introduction.- We have the watch; C. Leuprecht et al.- Part I: The Global Perspective.- Putin''s Security Policy and its Implications for NORAD; M.N. Katz.- Misplaced Prudence: The Role of Restraint in the Nuclear Threat Environment for North American Strategic Defense; N. Rathbun, B. Rathbun.- Challenges and Contradictions: Mexico and the US in North American Security Cooperation; A. Rodríguez Sumano.- Part II: United States Defense Policy.- Hoping Primacy Stays Cheap: America''s Grand Strategy; H. Sapolsky.- NATO and NORAD in the Sino-Russo-American Configuration of Power; A. Moens.-NORAD in an Age of Trump''s Jacksonianism; B. Momani.- Part III: Canadian Defense Policy.- New Wineskin, Old Wine: The Future of Canadian Contributions to North American Security; K.R. Nossal.- Canada''s New Defence Policy and the Security of North America; A. Sens.- Future uncertainty, strategic defense, and North American defense cooperation: Rational institutionalist arguments pragmatically suggest NORAD''s adaptation over replacement; A.L. Kimball.- Part IV: The Future of North American Strategic Defense.- Beyond Modernization; A. Charron, J.Fergusson.- NORAD''s Future: St-Amand''s Revelation, Gortney''s Complaint and VIGILANT SHIELD 17''s Component Command; J. T. Jockel.- NORAD, Tactical Fighter Modernization and the F-35: Operational Considerations, Process and Politics; R. Shimooka.- The Arctic and the Strategic Defence of North America: Resumption of the "Long Polar Watch"; R. Huebert.- Conclusion.- The Strategic Defense of North America in the 21stCentury; C. Leuprecht, J. Sokolsky.