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|CIAO Focus, October 2003: The State of the Transatlantic Alliance|
The transatlantic relationship is in flux. While some analysts argue that the transatlantic alliance has pulled through more difficult circumstances before, others state that the alliance has collapsed. None, however, would disagree that the long-standing partnership is in disarray. The diplomatic—and at turns wholly undiplomatic—struggle over Iraq may be just the most recent flare-up in a series of major disagreements between the United States and the governments of the European Union. It may be more. If something fundamental to the constancy of the alliance has changed, what is it?
This month CIAO examines the state of the transatlantic alliance.
From CIAO's database:
The Power of Values or the Value of Power? America and Europe in a Post-9/11 World
Acronyms and Abbreviations
The European Union and North America
Collective Identity in a Democratic Community: The Case of NATO
US Department of State Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
Istituto Affari Internazionali
U.S. Embassy in Italy, Richard Haass
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