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The Resource Israel and Syria : the military balance and prospects of war, Anthony H. Cordesman ; with the assistance of Aram Nerguizian and Ionut C. Popescu, (electronic resource)

Israel and Syria : the military balance and prospects of war, Anthony H. Cordesman ; with the assistance of Aram Nerguizian and Ionut C. Popescu, (electronic resource)

Label
Israel and Syria : the military balance and prospects of war
Title
Israel and Syria
Title remainder
the military balance and prospects of war
Statement of responsibility
Anthony H. Cordesman ; with the assistance of Aram Nerguizian and Ionut C. Popescu
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cordesman, Anthony H
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nerguizian, Aram
  • Popescu, Ionut C
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lebanon War, 2006
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Israel
  • Israel
  • Syria
  • Syria
Label
Israel and Syria : the military balance and prospects of war, Anthony H. Cordesman ; with the assistance of Aram Nerguizian and Ionut C. Popescu, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-284)
Contents
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
Control code
ssj0000376757
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 284 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780313355202
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008008889
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000376757
Label
Israel and Syria : the military balance and prospects of war, Anthony H. Cordesman ; with the assistance of Aram Nerguizian and Ionut C. Popescu, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [263]-284)
Contents
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
Control code
ssj0000376757
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 284 p.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780313355202
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008008889
Other physical details
ill., maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000376757

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