The Actors In Europe's Foreign Policy

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This is a completely revised new edition of National Foreign Policies and European Political Cooperation. It deals with the national dimension of European Foreign Policy, including detailed information on what EC member-states have actually done. The book contains

a chapter on each EC country, and a chapter on the 13th seat at the table--the US.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415122221
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/8/1996
  • Pages: 332
  • Lexile: 1670L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Introduction: actors and actions 1
1 France: the impact of Francois Mitterrand 19
2 Germany's role in the CFSP: 'Normalitat' or 'Sonderweg'? 40
3 United Kingdom: sharpening contradictions 68
4 Regional reassertion: the dilemmas of Italy 90
5 Spain: the uses of foreign policy cooperation 108
6 The Commission: the struggle for legitimacy 130
7 Belgium: the importance of foreign policy to European political union 151
8 Denmark: a new activism in foreign and security policy 166
9 Greece: the limits to convergence 186
10 Ireland and common security: stretching the limits of commitment? 208
11 Luxembourg: new commitments, new assertiveness 226
12 The Netherlands: the weakening pull of Atlanticism 247
13 Portugal: pressing for an open Europe 268
Conclusions: the European rescue of national foreign policy? 288
Index 305
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