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By Anthony Forster, Timothy Edmunds, Andrew Cottey

This significant comparative examine examines the demanding situations confronted by way of international locations of postcommunist Europe in reforming and professionalizing their military. It explores how the interplay of the typical demanding situations of postcommunism and the varied situations of person international locations form professionalization strategies during this altering sector. The precise kingdom case reviews during this quantity, written by way of best specialists to a standard analytical framework, examine the reviews of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, FRY, Russia, and Ukraine.

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46. W. Modzelewski, Pacyfizm w Polsce (Warsaw: PAN-ISP, 1996), 42. 47. Report of Polish news agency PAP (3 November 1998). 48. Interview of the Polish Minister of Defence, Komorowski, Polish Radio 1, Warsaw (19 March 2001), BBC Mon EU1 EuroPol afr. 49. ’, Gazeta Wyborcza (28–29 May 1997), in FBIS-EEU-97-153. ´ Rzeczpospolita (22 May 1998). 50. R. Wróbel, ‘Obowia˛zek, którego latwo unikna˛c’, 51. T. Mitek, ‘Slabsze pokolenie’, Polska Zbrojna (10 March 2000). 52. Modzelewski, Pacyfizm w Polsce, 43–5.

55. ’, Polska Zbrojna (14 April 2000). 56. Interview of the Polish Defence Minister, Komorowski, Polish news agency PAP (22 June 2000). 57. R. Choroszy, ‘Szkolnictwo na zakre˛cie’, Polska Zbrojna (15 April 2001). 58. P. Wro´nski, ‘Przywia˛zani do munduru’, Gazeta Wyborcza (16 October 2000). . 59. ‘Podchora˛zy nie zda˛zy’, Rzeczpospolita (21 December 2000). . 60. ‘Podchora˛zy nie zda˛zy’. 61. Choroszy, ‘Szkolnictwo na zakre˛cie’. 62. ‘Program Przebudowy i Modernizacji Technicznej Sil Zbrojnych Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej w latach 2001–2006’.

26 Komorowski was clearly intent that the new plan would not succumb to vested interests in the armed forces or Poland’s electoral cycle. 27 The Programme for Modernisation for the armed forces reshapes the force structure in line with wider European trends towards smaller but better equipped formations. 30 The Programme for Modernisation in most respects is a more radical version of the previous Plan 2012, though it takes better into account the shift in NATO towards more flexible and mobile forces.

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