This book is about the Franco-German military cooperation. It discusses the ending of the Cold War, the likelihood of a continuation and deepening of security cooperation between France and Germany and the impact this might have upon the transformation of the Atlantic Alliance.
Table of Contents
1. The Contemporary "Demand" for a European Pillar: Origins and Complications 2. The US Commitment to European Security 3. The Franco-German Security Conundrum: A Conceptual and Historical Overview 4. "Le nucleaire ne se partage pas": The Puzzle of a European Nuclear Deterrent 5. Watch on the Elbe? France and the Conventional Defense of Germany 6. The Elusive European Defense Industrial Base 7. After the Wall: France, Germany, and the Variable Geometry of European Security