This book shows how Germany and America, the backbone of the Atlantic alliance and of the global system, may split apart. It argues that such a drastic shift would have immense implications for any new world order, dividing, once again, the maritime from the continental powers.
Part One: New Partners in a New Arena 1. Meetings in Camp David, Washington, and Munich 2. The Victory of the Global Concert 3. The New World 4. The New Europe 5. The New Germany 6. The New America 7. The Search for New Identities Part Two: German-American Relations Since Unification 8. Political Cooperation 9. Economic Coordination 10. Military Cooperation Part Three: The Germany that can Say No 11. The Rift in the Global Concert