This book sheds light on the evolution of French security policy in general and on the tension between independence and interdependence in French policy in particular. It also examines the major dimensions of French security policy.
Introduction 1. French Defense Policy and European Security 2. French Security Policy Under Mitterrand 3. The Future of French Defense 4. France's Nuclear Future 5. Potential Impact of French Nuclear Modernization on French Force Employment 6. The French Strategic Dilemma 7. Franco-German Relations and the Nuclear Factor in a Divided Europe 8. French Nuclear Deterrence and European Solidarity 9. High Technology and the Security Relationship Between the United States and Western Europe 10. East-West Relations: Against the Winds and the Tides 11. Conclusion