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Common or Divided Security?

German and Norwegian Perspectives on Euro-Atlantic Security

Edited By Robin Allers, Carlo Masala and Rolf Tamnes

Twenty-five years after the end of the Cold War, Euro-Atlantic security is under pressure. Faced with major geopolitical shifts, instability at its frontiers and financial crisis at home, the European nations and their American Allies will have to rethink how to design common security. Failure to animate the European Union (EU) and to reinvigorate the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) as efficient tools for peace and security might lead the West back to the spectre of divided security, to fragmentation and renationalisation. This book addresses the main challenges to Western security from the perspective of two European Allies: Germany and Norway.
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Common or divided security? : German and Norwegian perspectives on Euro- Atlantic security / Robin Allers, Carlo Masala, Rolf Tamnes (eds.).

pages cm

ISBN 978-3-631-64627-4 (print) - ISBN 978-3-653-03995-5 (e-book)

1. National security-Germany. 2. National security-Norway. 3. National security-Europe, Western. 4. National security-United States. 5. European Union. 6. North Atlantic Treaty Organization. 7. Europe, Western-Relations- United States. 8. United States-Relations-Europe, Western.

I. Allers, Robin M., 1970- II. Masala, Carlo. III. Tamnes, Rolf.

UA710.C66 2014


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