Search for a Common European Foreign and Security Policy: Leaders, Cognitions, and Questions of Insitutional Viability / Edition 1

Search for a Common European Foreign and Security Policy: Leaders, Cognitions, and Questions of Insitutional Viability / Edition 1

by Akan Malici
     
 

In the 1970s, Henry Kissinger lamented, “When I want to call Europe, I cannot find a phone number.” Kissinger’s implication was clear: Although Europe was moving towards a union, in reality it was lacking the necessary coherence. Since then, the institutional momentum of the EU towards a common foreign and security policy has increased

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Overview

In the 1970s, Henry Kissinger lamented, “When I want to call Europe, I cannot find a phone number.” Kissinger’s implication was clear: Although Europe was moving towards a union, in reality it was lacking the necessary coherence. Since then, the institutional momentum of the EU towards a common foreign and security policy has increased considerably. Yet, the viability of this institutionalization effort is questionable. This book advances a new perspective on this paradox. It argues that in order to understand institutional success and failure one must investigate the changing cognitive propensities of leaders in key states forming the institution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230604469
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/01/2008
Series:
Advances in Foreign Policy Analysis Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Political Leadership and Security Integration
• A Cognitive Theory of Institutional Viability
• The Kosovo War
• The Afghanistan War
• The Iraq War
• Conclusions and Implications: A European Common Foreign and Security Policy?

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