Atlanticism for a New Century

Atlanticism for a New Century : The Rise, Triumph, and Decline of NATO

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For undergraduate/graduate courses in U.S. Foreign Policy, International Relations, European Politics, and International Organizations. This book gives students a half-century of NATO history in a compact presentation. It is an integrated study of the evolution of the foreign policies of the major NATO states during and after the Cold War. It offers a look at the politics and diplomacy of the Alliance as well as a study of a successful military coalition.
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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152.4 x 226.1 x 10.2mm | 204.12g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130481297
  • 9780130481290

Table of contents

1. The American Mission in Europe. The Atlantic Charter. Bringing in Germany. Anglo-French Polarities. The Emergence of Helsinki Europe. Atlantic Acrimony. The Cold War Endgame. 2. Atlantic Ostpolitik North and South. The Demilitarization of Security. The Balkan Catalyst. The Ambit of Atlanticism. 3. Expeditionary NATO. Desert Storm. Peace and Democracy in Bosnia. The Capabilities Gap. Humanitarian War. 4. Smart War and Responsible Statecraft. The High Tide of Interventionism. Righteous Might and Casual War. The Hollow Shell of Burden-Sharing. A Decade's Dividend. 5. The Decline of NATO. A Distinctly American Internationalism. World Order and Imperial Power. The Failure of Atlantic Unity. 6. A Future for Atlanticism. The International Community. Three Versions of Europe. Atlantic Commonwealth and World Order. Bibliography. Index.
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About Carl Cavanagh Hodge

Carl Cavanagh Hodge is Associate Professor of Political Science at Okanagan University College in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. He has taught at the London School of Economics, the University of Toronto, and St. Francis Xavier University. He is a former NATO/EAPC Fellow and a former Senior Volkswagen Research Fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C. His other books include Shepherd of Democracy? America and Germany in the Twentieth Century (1992); The Trammels of Tradition: Social Democracy in Britain, France, and Germany (1994); All of the People, All of the Time: American Government at the End of the Century (1998); Redefining European Security (1999); NATO for a New Century (2002); and Politics in North America: Canada, the United States, and Mexico in a Comparative Perspective (2003). He has also published articles on history and international affairs in political science, history, and military journals in Canada, the United States, and Europe.
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