Security Strategy and Transatlantic Relations
Roland Dannreuther & John Peterson
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In this much-needed study of current strategic thinking on both sides of the Atlantic, a diverse collection of leading European and American analysts are assembled to tackle key questions that remain unanswered in the existing literature:
- how much do new security strategies signal convergence or divergence in US and EU foreign and security policy doctrine?
- what tangible political and policy impacts can be attributed to new security strategies?
- what are the implications for US and EU policies towards specific regions?
- what are the prospects for collective transatlantic action?
The legacy of 9/11 is scrutinized against the backdrop of the strategic thinking that preceded it. In the 1990s, the US struggled to develop a new doctrine for American foreign policy, seeking at various times to promote a ‘New World Order’ or ‘democratic enlargement’. For its part, the EU had tried to underpin its new Common Foreign and Security Policy with a coherent set of ‘European values’ – multilateralism, human rights, environmental protection, and poverty reduction – that were best defended via collective European action. Key continuities and changes in these transatlantic efforts since 9/11 are clearly identified and closely examined.
- 39,99 €
- Category: Politics & Current Affairs
- Published: 27 September 2006
- Publisher: Taylor and Francis
- Print Length: 280 Pages
- Language: English