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1st Edition

Rethinking Security in Post-Cold-War Europe

ISBN 9780582303768
Published May 1, 1998 by Routledge
190 Pages

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Book Description

Provides a survey of the principal items on the agenda following the end of the Cold War, focusing upon the institutions and regions where the reconsideration of security issues has been particularly profound. The book is organised into three main sections: the first examines the changed roles of the main security institutions which have survived the Cold War; NATO, the European Union/Western European Union and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe. The second analyses the Central European countries, Russia and States of the former Soviet Union in terms of their ideologies, political structures and relationships of the Cold War period. Lastly the text examines the northern and southern regions of Europe where quite different perspectives and agendas are concerned.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Rethinking European Security - William Park

Section A: Institutions

The OSCE and European Security - Adrian Hyde-Price; NATO Transformed: The Atlantic Alliance in a New Era - Andrew Cottey; A Core Europe? The EU and the WEU - Trine Flockhart and G. Wyn Rees

Section B: Post-Communist Europe

Central Europe and European Security - Paul Latawski; A New Russia in a New Europe; Still Back to the Future? - William Park

Section C: Regions on the Edge

The Baltic- Nordic Region - Clive Archer; Rethinking or Re-Orientating Europe's Mediterranean Security Focus? - Claire Spencer; A Region of Eternal Conflict? The Balkans -Semantics or Security - James Gow

Conclusion - G. Wyn Rees


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