Global Demographic Change and Its Implications for Military Power by Martin C. Libicki

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What is the impact of demographics on the prospective production of military power and the causes of war? This monograph analyzes this issue by projecting working-age populations through 2050; assessing the influence of demographics on manpower, national income and expenditures, and human capital; and examining how changes in these factors may affect the ability of states to carry out military missions.

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MARTIN C. LIBICKI is a senior management scientist at the Rand Corporation whose research and analysis focuses on the relationship of information technology to national and domestic security. Selected publications include How Terrorist Groups End: Lessons for Countering al Qa'ida and Conquest in Cyberspace: National Security and Information Warfare. He previously taught at the National Defense University and received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1978. David Gompert (Master of Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University) is formerly president of RAND Europe and Vice President at RAND. He has held a variety of positions at the State Department and White House, including Senior Director for Europe and Eurasia on the National Security Council staff. He is currently Director of National Security in the Iraq Coalition Provisional Authority.
Published July 18, 2011 by RAND Corporation. 170 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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