doi:10.3849/1802-7199

French White paper on defence and security

Vlastimil GALATÍK

This paper informs of the French White Paper on defence and national security that resumes similar document developed in 1994. In addition, it includes author’s comments and conclusions to/from certain parts as well as the entire document. White Paper stipulates the principles of national defence and security for the period of next 15 years. The characteristic of this is a completely new point of view of and attitude towards defence and security issues: comprehensive approach and joint effort of all expected players. White Paper’s frame consists of 16 key points. It accentuates citizen’s role as it becomes the central element of defence strategy. Also, strategic functions are reviewed and regularly updated. It contains armed forces branches’ expected strength and primary missions. Meeting defence strategy goals supposes also armed forces reform as well as the reform in security and defence control structures.

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Title in English:

French White paper on defence and security

Title in Czech/Slovak:

Francouzská Bílá kniha obrany a bezpečnosti

Author(s):

Vlastimil Galatík

Type:

Material

Language:

Czech

Abstract:

English / Czech

Journal:

Obrana a strategie (Defence & Strategy)

Publisher:

University of Defence

ISSN:

ISSN 1214-6463 (print) and ISSN 1802-7199 (on-line)

DOI:

10.3849/1802-7199.08.2008.02.121-129

Issue:

Volume 8, Number 2 (December 2008)

Pages:

121-129

Received: 15 October 2008

Accepted: 24 October 2008

Published online: 15 December 2008



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