This new Handbook provides readers with the tools to understand the evolution of transatlantic security from the Cold War era to the early 21st century.

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The Routledge Handbook of Transatlantic Security

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This new Handbook provides readers with the tools to understand the evolution of transatlantic security from the Cold War era to the early 21st century.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203846698
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/30/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • File size: 771 KB

Meet the Author

Basil Germond is Research Associate at the Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Central Lancashire.

Jussi M. Hanhimäki is professor of international history and politics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.

Georges-Henri Soutou is Professor Emeritus at Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) University.

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Table of Contents

Introduction, editors Part I: Transatlantic Security in the Cold War Era 1. Three ministers and the world they made: Acheson, Bevin and Schuman, and the Making of the North Atlantic Treaty Anne Deighton 2. The Korean War: Miscalculation and Alliance Transformation Samuel Wells 3. The Doctrine of Massive Retaliation and the Impossible Nuclear Defense of the Atlantic Alliance: From MC 48 to MC 70 (1953-1959) François David 4. IVth Republic France and the Atlantic Alliance: Between faithfulness to the alliance and national interests, Jenny Raflik 5. The Fourth Republic and NATO: Loyalty to the Alliance versus National Demands George-Henri Soutou 6. NATO Forever? Willy Brandt's Heretical Thoughts on an Alternative Future Benedikt Schoenborn 7. Negotiating with the Enemy and Having Problems with the Allies: the impact of the Non-proliferation Treaty on Transatlantic Relations Leopoldo Nuti 8. Power Shifts and New Security Needs: NATO, European Identity, and the Reorganization of the West, 1967–75 Daniel Möckli and Andreas Wenger 9. West Germany and the United States during the Middle East Crisis of 1973: 'Nothing but a Semi-Colony'? Bernhard Blumenau 10. The United States and the 'Loss' of Iran: Repercussions on Transatlantic Barbara Zanchetta Part II: Transatlantic Security Beyond the Cold War 11. The Warsaw Pact, NATO and the End of the Cold War Jérôme Elie 12. The Road to Saint Malo: Germany and EU-NATO Relations after the Cold War Wolfgang Krieger 13. EU-NATO relations after the Cold War Hanna Ojanen 14. Security of the EU Boundaries in the Post Cold-War Era Axel Marion 15. Venus Has Learned Geopolitics: the European Union’s Frontier and Transatlantic Relations Basil Germond 16. The Rise and Fall of Criticism Towards the United States in Transatlantic Relations: From Anti-Americanism to Obamania Tuomas Forsberg 17. Strategic Culture and Security: American Antiterrorist Policy and the Use of Soft Power after 9/11 Jérôme Gygax 18. European Security Identity since the end of the cold war Guillaume de Rougé 19. A Realistic Reset with Russia: Practical Expectations for US-Russian Relations James Goldgeier 20. The Obama Administration and Transatlantic Security: Problems and Prospects Jussi M. Hanhimäki 21. Conclusion: Is the Present Future of Transatlantic Security already History? Jean Jacques De Dardel

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