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Toward Political Union
Planning A Common Foreign And Security Policy In The European Community

ISBN 9780367214678
Published December 13, 2021 by Routledge
384 Pages

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 The contributors, representing major European Community institutions and member states, offer their assessments of the political and institutional issues influencing the formation of a common foreign and security policy for the 12 member states. Representatives of non-EC countries (particularly the United States, the Soviet Union, and Japan) provi

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Scope of Challenges for a Common Foreign and Security Policy -- Regional Integration in the Global Test -- State of the Art of Common Foreign Policy and Security Cooperation: Internal Organization and External Activity -- The Community's External Reach -- The Constitutional Foundation -- The Institutional Network and the Instruments of Action -- The Core of Decision-Making -- A Test Case of Consistency: The San José Dialogue -- West European Responses to Change in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe -- EPC's Performance in Crises -- Western Europe and the Gulf War -- European Responses to the Yugoslav Crisis: An Interim Assessment -- West European Cooperation on Nuclear Proliferation -- Perceptions and Demands from Outside: What Kind of Political Union? -- View from the United States: Common Foreign and Security Policy as a Centerpiece of U.S. Interest in European Political Union -- View from the Soviet Union: Integration as a Progressive Concept for the Common European Home -- View from Japan: Asymmetries in the Evolving European-Japanese Dialogue -- View from Austria: Preparing for Membership -- The Hungarian View: An EC Associate's Perspective from Central Europe -- View from Yugoslavia: Political Union to Avoid Nineteenth Century Foreign Policy -- View from Turkey: Political Union as a Contribution to the New Europe -- Assessing the Concepts for Political Union: CFSP as a Touchstone -- From the Draft Treaty of 1984 to the Intergovernmental Conferences of 1991 -- Scope and Structure of the Community's Future Foreign Policy -- Beyond Maastricht: Alternative Futures for a Political Union -- Extracts of Selected Documents on Political Union in 1991 -- EC Commission -- European Parliament -- Western European Union -- North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Bilateral Initiatives -- EC and United States

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Reinhardt Rummel- Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, LMU· Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP)