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作者 Cordesman, Anthony H
書名 Israel and Syria [electronic resource] : the military balance and prospects of war / Anthony H. Cordesman ; with the assistance of Aram Nerguizian and Ionut C. Popescu
出版項 Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International ; Washington, D.C. : Published in cooperation with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2008
國際標準書號 9780313355202 (alk. paper)
0313355207 (alk. paper)
說明 xiii, 284 p. : ill., maps
附註 Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-284)
Prospects for peace or war : military developments after the Israeli-Hezbollah War -- Israeli and Syrian alarms and excursions in 2007 -- The prospects for war -- Major trends in force strength -- Israeli force quality versus Syrian force quantity -- Looking at a snapshot of total forces -- Comparative manpower quantity and quality -- Comparative land force strength : active versus mobilized strength -- Comparative land force manpower -- Armor and anti-tank weapons -- Artillery weapons -- Anti-aircraft weapons -- Comparative air strength : quality over quantity -- Comparative air force strength -- Air force manpower -- Air force aircraft, weapons, and technology -- Comparative land-based air defense forces -- Comparative naval strength : peripheral missions -- Shifts in the role of seapower -- Naval manpower -- Naval ships, weapons, and technology -- Total resources : recapitalization, force modernization, and impact on effectiveness -- Comparative trends in military expenditures -- Comparative trends in arms imports -- Recent deals : the importance of the US, Russia and Iran -- The military forces of Israel -- Israel's struggle to maintain its conventional "edge" -- Adapting to asymmetric wars -- Seeking to add an asymmetric "edge" to a conventional one -- Adapting to new threats while retaining conventional military strengths -- Trends in manpower and total force strength before the 2006 Lebanon war : active versus reserve forces -- Israeli defense planning after the 2006 Lebanon war -- Israeli land forces -- Israeli air forces -- Israeli land-based air defenses -- Israeli naval forces -- Israel's counterterrorism and internal security forces -- Israeli weapons of mass destruction and missile defenses -- The military forces of Syria -- Syria's long proxy war with Israel -- Internal stability, Alawite rule, and the Shi'ite crescent -- Syria's broader regional issues -- The trends in Syrian forces -- Syrian land forces -- Syrian air and air defense forces -- Syrian land-based air defenses -- Syrian naval forces -- Syrian paramilitary, security, and intelligence forces -- Syrian weapons of mass destruction -- War on the Golan Heights -- The strategic geography of the Golan Heights -- The new dimensions of the strategic geography of the Golan -- The UN peacekeeping force on the Golan -- Israeli positions on the Golan -- Syrian positions near the Golan -- A Syrian surprise attack or "grab for the Golan -- Israeli options against Syria -- Continuing external asymmetric wars -- Israel's "haves" versus Syria's "haves not" -- The possible impact of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- Gaming a future Israeli-Hezbollah conflict? -- The Iranian wild card
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
主題 Lebanon War, 2006
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993- -- Peace
Israel -- History, Military
Israel -- Military policy
Syria -- History, Military
Syria -- Military policy
Electronic books
Alt Author Nerguizian, Aram
Popescu, Ionut C
ProQuest (Firm)
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