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Defense of the West : NATO, the European Union and the Transatlantic Bargain (Hardcover) (Stanley R.

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Defense of the West delivers a clear and balanced interpretive history of transatlantic security relations from the late 1940s until 2015. The author writes in the authoritative and highly readable style that has made his work required reading for policy makers as well as academic experts on and students of international relations on both sides of the Atlantic. The lively text is also highly accessible for the citizen who wants to develop their understanding of how the United States and Europe came to their current, complex security relationship. The analysis suggests that the democratic principles and shared interests on which NATO and the European Union are based serve as the foundation for 'the West', a term that originated in the Cold War conflict between western democracies and the Soviet Union, but which continues to have meaning today in light of new challenges to Western security.
Number of Pages: 382
Genre: Political Science, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Author: Stanley R. Sloan
Language: English
Street Date: November 14, 2016
TCIN: 52258904
UPC: 9781526105752
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-7142
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