Lagadec, Erwan, 1977-

Transatlantic relations in the 21st century : Europe, America and the rise of the rest / Erwan Lagadec. - London ; New York : Routledge, 2012. - xii, 318 p. ; 25 cm. - Contemporary security studies . - Contemporary security studies. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Indispensable and intolerable nation: the United States in European geopolitics -- Friends again or drifting apart? -- Defining threats and interests: drivers, processes, and objectives -- Transatlantic threat perceptions: with friends like these, who needs enemies? -- The forgotten ballast: economic interdependence vs. high politics -- Regional case-studies: the politics of transatlantic relations -- NATO after Lisbon: new compact or obfuscation of irreconcilable differences? -- Dogmas and dependence: assessing the NATO-CSDP impasse -- U.S.-NATO-EU cooperation on the ground -- The military balance: emerging threats or new providers of global public goods? -- Normative contest: the decline of Western soft power? -- Locking in Western dominance: the West in international organizations.

9780415748117 (paperback) 9780203117002 (ebook)

2011048606

015868818 Uk


Geopolitics--History--Europe--21st century.
Security, International.


United States--Foreign relations--European Union countries.
European Union countries--Foreign relations--United States.
European Union countries--Politics and government--21st century.

JZ 1480 .A54 L34 2012

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