This book examines selected aspects of economic and foreign policy relationships between the United States and Western Europe from historical as well as contemporary perspectives. It focuses on the unsuccessful attempts by the Soviet Union and the Western allies to remedy the division of Germany.
Introduction 1. The Basic Issues 2. America and Europe: Conditions for a Democratic Partnership 3. American-Western European Relations and U.S. Foreign Policy 4. Divergent Perceptions in the United States and Western Europe About Solutions to Security Problems 5. European-American Relations: Developments After 1945 6. Foreign Aid and Austria's Economic Recovery After World War II