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The relationship between war, politics and Economics. The foundations of the war economy
Material posted: -Publication date: 22-01-2011

The relationship between war and Economics refers to the fundamental linkages between science. The course and outcome of war, victory, defeat States are determined by various factors, among which the crucial economic factor. The state economy has a decisive influence on the course of social progress and determines its development, as much as not influenced by political and other factors. The study of this relationship has important methodological significance for the answer, first of all, to the questions: "where are the sources of war?" "is it possible to eliminate war from human society?" etc.

The knowledge of the laws of relationship allows you to form the theoretical basis for a correct definition of the requirements of the strategy to the economy and to determine the main directions of their implementation.

In modern conditions of interrelation of Economics, politics and war are becoming increasingly complex in nature. A significant impact on these relationships have three factors:

  1. Change the world's geopolitical situation;
  2. Improvement of means of warfare (nuclear weapons and missile technology, precision weapons);
  3. Shifts in the nature of contemporary wars and military conflicts.

In this regard, it should be noted that the hierarchy of the global rivalry has acquired a multipolar character. The role of centers of economic and military power, centers of influence on the system of international relations claim not one or two, but about twenty States. However, the impact of most of this ranking is primarily regional in nature.

The role of the sole leader pretend the United States, the largest economic and financial leader, the center of military power and advanced technology. The size of the social product, ability to quickly adapt to ongoing changes in the degree of influence in the international institutions of the United States superior to any other state.

The US seeks to play a leading role in all the major regional formations in the centers of political, economic, military force in the North-Atlantic Alliance (NATO), the world Bank (WB), the North American free trade area (NAFTA), the Asia-Pacific economic cooperation (APEC), etc.

Under these conditions, the configuration of the regional entities and centers of power will inevitably change. The clash of political and economic interests of individual countries, regions is not always possible to mute the negotiating table, or through the intervention of international institutions.

World historical experience shows that between the most powerful centers of power inevitably there are contradictions, the resolution of which is sometimes possible only with the use of military force.

The use of military force, thus, it is impossible today to exclude from the Arsenal of methods of resolving political and economic contradictions, the protection of political and economic interests and the economic needs.

It is obvious that the knowledge of the laws of the relationship between war, politics and Economics should develop the students theoretical basis for practical work on the construction of the armed forces of the state, the use of military force to ensure the economic security of their country. The result needs to be formed scientifically based requirements of the strategy to the national economy, and defined the main directions of their implementation.

 

The contents

INTRODUCTION

I. the RELATIONSHIP between WAR, POLITICS AND ECONOMICS IN MODERN CONDITIONS

II. THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE STRATEGY TO THE ECONOMY AND MATCHING THEM WITH OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ECONOMY

III. THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE WAR ECONOMY

CONCLUSION

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