Accession Number : ADA195411

Title :   Ireland and the Defense of Western Europe. Issues and Implications.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : TOTAL ARMY PERSONNEL AGENCY (PROVISIONAL) ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s) : Anderson, Dennis R

PDF Url : ADA195411

Report Date : May 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 108

Abstract : This thesis analyzes the factors contributing to the formation of Irish foreign and defense policies as well as the geostrategic value of the Island of Ireland. Speculation is also made as to the likely defense posture the Irish Republic might assume in time of war in Western Europe. Keywords: Foreign policy; Strategic value of Ireland; Neutralism.

Descriptors :   *FOREIGN POLICY, *IRELAND, *NATIONAL DEFENSE, *NEUTRAL, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, THESES, WESTERN EUROPE, WESTERN SECURITY(INTERNATIONAL)

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE