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Perceptions and Policy in Transatlantic Relations : Prospective Visions from the US and Europe - Natividad Fernandez Sola

Perceptions and Policy in Transatlantic Relations

Prospective Visions from the US and Europe

By: Natividad Fernandez Sola (Editor), Michael Smith (Editor)

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In this book, experts from both sides of the Atlantic, examine the recent tensions between Western Europe and the United States over such issues as transatlantic security, policies towards terrorism and relations with Russia and the former Soviet Union, against the broader background of perceptions and misperceptions in transatlantic relations.


Drawing on Professor Robert Jervis' work, Perceptions and Misperceptions in International Politics, this book examines whether Jervis' thesis has a new relevance given the current challenges in transatlantic relations. Some of the issues examined include:




  • perceptions and misperceptions in general focusing on US foreign policy, issues of decision-making and implementation and issues of alliance management

  • the capacity of the United States and the European Union to cooperate effectively within the broader transatlantic framework

  • studies focusing on the 'alliance security dilemma' and the transatlantic security community

  • case studies of transatlantic relations in the 'war on terror' and relations with Russia

  • the present and future of the 'western alliance'.



Providing a global and multilateral analysis from American and European perspectives and exploring fields of cooperation and competition, Perceptions and Policy in Transatlantic Relations will be of strong interest to students of International Relations, American politics and European politics.

'Overall this volume brings together a group of sound - in some cases excellent - analyses of the bases for both cooperation and antagonism within the alliance, and will be of interest especially to those wanting insight into Europeans' views.' - Journal of Transatlantic Studies, Vol. 8, No. 2, June 2010, 189-190

Introduction
Aliances, Perceptions and Current Friction
Foreign Policy and Transatlantic Relations
An American View of Transatlantic Relations
Trends on European Foreign and Security Policy since September 2001
How Transatlantic Relations Can Reinforce the EU Role as an International Actor
Perceptions on US Policy, Transatlantic Relations and Alliance Security Dilemma
The End of the Euro-Atlantic Pluralistic Security Community? The New Agenda of Transatlantic Security Relations in the Global Political System
Terrorism and Homeland Security
Putin's Energy Policy in European and Transatlantic Perspective
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ISBN: 9780415454872
ISBN-10: 0415454875
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 1st December 2008
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1