Germany and the limits of soft security

  title={Germany and the limits of soft security},
  author={C. Hodge},
  journal={European Security},
  • C. Hodge
  • Published 1998
  • Political Science
  • European Security
  • The Federal Republic of Germany has since the end of the Cold War been at a crossroad in defining its role in European security. On the one hand, its contribution to democratic reform and economic stabilization in North Central Europe has enhanced enormously the prospects of representative government there; on the other, Germany remains wed to an outdated concept of military security and is reluctant to commit either the fiscal resources or the political capital to assume a role commensurate… CONTINUE READING
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