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International Burden Sharing
Burden Sharing for Military Alliances and Coalitions
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Political Studies
Post-Graduate
09/01/2021

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Term
What are the military and monetary costs of burden sharing?
Definition
  • Monetary contributions
  • Provision of fuel or supplies
  • Provision of troops and equipment
  • The loss of a portion of those troops or equipment
  • Specialized operational capability (i.e., air defense, missile defense)
  • Specialized support (i.e., air traffic control, medical, logistics, refueling, port services)
Term
What are the non-military costs for burden sharing?
Definition
  • Intelligence gathering and sharing
  • Provision of diplomatic mediation
  • Imposition of sanctions
  • Intrusion of the sovereignty (i.e., use of ports, overflight, refugee migration)
Term
What are some of the secondary effects of burden sharing?
Definition
  • Negative domestic political impact
  • Negative domestic economic impact
  • Impacts to other parts of the national budget
  • Damage to third party international relations¬†
Term
What are the measures for allocating burdens?
Definition
  1. Ability to pay (annual military expense, as a % of GDP, or as a % of government spending)
  2. Contribution (military expenses allocated to modernization, share of national capability deployed, share of operation's capability, share of combat/support troops provided)
  3. Mixed Measure
Term
What are the Theories of Alliance?
Definition
  • economic theory of alliance
  • risk sharing theory of alliance
  • political/ justice theory of alliance
Term
Economic Theory of Alliance
Definition
  • public/private goods (for the greater good)
  • rivalry/excludable
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