Economic Security: Neglected Dimension of National Security?

Economic Security: Neglected Dimension of National Security? Edited by Sheila R. Ronis

NDU Press, USA

There is no question that a part of the infrastructure of a nation must include a sound economy. It was the relative deterioration of the Japanese and German economies that led those nations into World War II. Poverty around the world is a global systemic issue that frequently can and does lead to political instability. But we cannot help others if we cannot help ourselves, and our current economic crisis is a warning…
Understanding the complex systems nature of national security and why the economy is a part of the equation is crucial. The world is a very small place, and world peace may depend upon our ability to understand and articulate these issues—and in particular to recognize the importance of the economic element of national power…
Sheila R. Ronis. Preface

Sheila R. Ronis


Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Myra Howze Shiplett, Wendy Russell, Anne M. Khademian, and Lenora Peters Gant

A Well-educated Workforce: Vital Component of National and Economic Security

Chapter Six

Carmen Medina


Sheila R. Ronis