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Binnendijk, Hans

Works: 90 works in 240 publications in 1 language and 12,732 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: UA23, 327.2
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Most widely held works by Hans Binnendijk
National negotiating styles by Center for the Study of Foreign Affairs (U.S.)( Book )

13 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authoritarian regimes in transition by Center for the Study of Foreign Affairs (U.S.)( Book )

11 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transforming America's military( Book )

10 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Military transformation is the act of creating and harnessing a revolution in military affairs. It requires developing new technologies, operational concepts, and organizational structures to conduct war in dramatically new ways. The United States is undertaking such a transformation to tackle its 21st century missions. A properly transformed military can develop significant advantages over a potential enemy. But the process also introduces risks that, if not properly managed, could dangerously undermine military capability. This book, therefore, sets out the arguments for a purposeful and measured transformation that relies on sound experimentation as the basis for change, rather than the riskier strategy, proposed by some, of skipping a generation of technology. We argue that change must tie all of the services together in joint transformation efforts. Similarly, we must not neglect our coalition partners. A successful transformation will be one that has been conceived broadly to include homeland defense, space, cyberspace, and, though they may seem mundane, crucial reforms in weapons procurement and logistics. Part I of this book explores the foundations of today's military transformation: new missions, new technologies, and new operational concepts. Part II assesses the progress that is being made in this effort by each of America's military services. Part III analyzes the coordination and integration of these separate service efforts, while noting the capabilities gap being created with our allies. Part IV reviews broader aspects of military transformation, particularly those arising after the September 11 attacks
NATO enlargement : sailing between Scylla and Charybdis by Hans Binnendijk( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The NATO enlargement process faces two dangers. The first is that enlargement will proceed too fast. If we move too fast, enlargement could upset a very delicate political process underway in Russia. This has been Europe's concern this year. The other danger is that if we slow the process too much, we will lose momentum and the process will stall. This may be Europe's concern next year. NATO needs an enlargement plan that sails deftly between this Scylla and Charybdis
Strategic defense in the 21st century by Center for the Study of Foreign Affairs (U.S.)( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategic trends in China( Book )

6 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategic assessment 1996 : instruments of U.S. power( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Civilian surge : key to complex operations( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the national need for assistance and quick response to military personnel from civilian resources for stabilization and reconstruction operations. Concludes with the efforts to build a civilian response capacity for complex operations are incomplete and require further attention
Transforming nuclear deterrence by National Defense University( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strategic assessment 1995 : U.S. security challenges in transition( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents include: The Strategic Setting; Asia Pacific; Europe; Russia and Neighbors; Greater Middle East; Western Hemisphere; Sub-Saharan Africa; Oceans and the Law; Weapons of Mass Destruction; U.S. Force Structure; Arms Transfer and Export Controls; Information Technologies; Peace Operations; Transnational Threats; Trends in the Sovereign State; Economics
NATO after the first tranche : a strategic rationale for enlargement by Hans Binnendijk( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first tranche of NATO enlargement-adding Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic next year-will help stabilize an historically unstable region and bring security benefits to all of Europe. Enlargement raises a number of difficult questions. How should enlargement unfold in the future? What should be the standards for selecting new members? Above all, what is NATO trying to achieve by enlarging further? Enlargement needs to be guided by an explicit strategic rationale. Membership should not be granted simply for democratic conduct. Enlargement should occur only when it enhances NATO as a credible military alliance and produces compelling security benefits
Back to bipolarity? by Hans Binnendijk( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A decade after the Berlin Wall was torn down and a new international system was born, the nature of that new system is not yet clear. It is a fluid and complex system that remains in evolution. But an evolution toward what? The past can tell us something about what might happen in the future if historical patterns can be discerned and applied to today's world. History shows that the fluidity in today's world has precedents in the early stages of each of the past five international systems. Each of those previous systems had a life cycle: there was a tendency for fluidity and multipolarity to turn into rigidity and bipolarity, with that bipolarity in turn resulting in large scale conflict (or a Cold War) and the demise of the existing international system. Most of the past systems developed before or during the Industrial Age. There are signs that history may be repeated in the Information Age-and it may be moving into a more bipolar and more dangerous stage
Seeing the elephant : the U.S. role in global security by Hans Binnendijk( Book )

9 editions published in 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intellectual history of the post-Cold War period
Transforming for stabilization and reconstruction operations( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

På baggrund af erfaringerne fra de amerikansk ledede operationer i Afghanistan og Irak analyseres, hvorledes de militære styrker fremtidigt kan forberedes bedst muligt til også at genopbygge og restabilisere de tidligere krigsskuepladser, således at de berørte samfund kan komme til at fungere optimalt
Information assurance : trends in vulnerabilities, threats, and technologies( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the missions of the Center for Technology and National Security Policy at National Defense University is to study the transformation of America's military and to explore the consequences of the information revolution. To further this mission, National Defense University, in collaboration with The Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise of the University of Maryland's School of Public Affairs, brought together leaders in the fields of military and commercial technology. The purpose of the meeting was to gain insight into the risks and vulnerabilities inherent in the use of information technology on the battlefield and in military systems. This volume presents the results of that workshop. This volume examines threats and vulnerabilities in the following four areas: (1) physical attacks on critical information nodes; (2) electromagnetic attacks against ground, airborne, or space-based information assets; (3) cyber attacks against information systems; and (4) attacks and system failures made possible by the increased level of complexity inherent in the multiplicity of advanced systems. Chapters are as follows: "Trends in Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Technologies," by Jacques S. Gansler and William Lucyshyn; "Physical Vulnerabilities of Critical Information Systems," by Robert H. Anderson; "Physical Vulnerabilities Exposed at the National Training Center," by Colonel John D. Rosenberger; "Dealing with Physical Vulnerabilities," by Bruce W. MacDonald; "Vulnerabilities to Electromagnetic Attack of Defense Information Systems," by John M. Borky; "Vulnerabilities to Electromagnetic Attack of the Civil Infrastructure," by Donald C. Latham; "Trends in Cyber Vulnerabilities, Threats, and Countermeasures," by Michael A. Vatis; "Enhancing Cyber Security for the Warfighter," by Sean R. Finnegan; "Complexity of Network Centric Warfare," by Stanley B. Alterman; and "Difficulties with Network Centric Warfare," by Charles Perrow
Blinders, blunders, and wars : what America and China can learn by David C Gompert( Book )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of wars caused by misjudgments, from Napoleon's invasion of Russia to America's invasion of Iraq, reveals that leaders relied on cognitive models, or simplified representations of their worlds, that were seriously at odds with objective reality. Blinders, Blunders, and Wars analyzes eight historical examples of strategic blunders regarding war and peace and four examples of decisions that turned out well, and then applies those lessons to the current Sino-American case. Leaders' egos, intuitions, unwarranted self-confidence, and aversion to information that contradicted their views prevented them from correcting their models. Yet advisors and bureaucracies can be inadequate safeguards and can, out of fawning or fear, reinforce leaders' flawed thinking. War between China and the United States is more likely to occur by blunder than from rational premeditation. Yet flawed Chinese and American cognitive models of one another are creating strategic distrust, which could increase the danger of misjudgment by either or both, the likelihood of crises, and the possibility of war. Although these American and Chinese leaders have unprecedented access to information, there is no guarantee they will use it well when faced with choices concerning war and peace. They can learn from Blinders, Blunders, and Wars. As a general remedy, the authors recommend the establishment of a government body providing independent analysis and advice on war-and-peace decisions by critiquing information use, assumptions, assessments, reasoning, options, and plans. For the Sino-U.S. case, they offer a set of measures to bring the models each has of the other into line with objective reality
The comprehensive approach initiative : future options for NATO by Friis Arne Petersen( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Needed--a NATO stabilization and reconstruction force by Hans Binnendijk( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transforming NATO : an NDU anthology( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since September 11, 2001, the National Defense University has undertaken a series of studies on the Transformation of NATO for 21st Century missions. These studies focused on needed military capabilities, political transformation, new operational requirements, new missions, and NATO science and technology. Some of these studies made recommendations that were adopted as NATO policy while other may be ahead of their time. Most were published by the National Defense University. The purpose of this volume is to collect these studies under one cover. We have resisted the temptation to rewrite or update each study. They are presented here as they were originally printed. We hope that in reprinting them here, they may initiate a renewed emphasis on transforming the alliance
A new military framework for NATO by Hans Binnendijk( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Civilian surge : key to complex operations
Alternative Names
Binnadike, Hansi.

Binnadike, Hansi 1946-

Binnendijk, Hans.

Binnendijk, Hans A.

English (116)

Seeing the elephant : the U.S. role in global security