Ambition and Reality : Austria's Foreign Policy Since 1945 book cover
1st Edition

Ambition and Reality
Austria's Foreign Policy Since 1945

ISBN 9783706555234
Published November 30, 2016 by Studien Verlag, Austria
170 Pages

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Book Description

Ambition and Reality provides a succinct and compelling account of Austria's foreign policy interests and diplomatic practices from 1945 to today. It analyses the extent and influence of Austria's foreign policy practices, shedding light on an important piece of European history. Topics covered include the re-establishment of the Foreign Service, Austria's role in the Cold War, developments since Austria's accession to the EU, relations with neighboring states, the ambivalent relationship with the United States and the effects of the collapse of the USSR.



Ambassador Franz Cede teaches at the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna and Andrassy University in Budapest.

Ambassador Christian Prosl is the president of the Austrian Cultural Association.