Outlook on Western Solidarity: Political Relations in the Atlantic Alliance System.

by Horst Mendershausen

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The results of a study of the alliance system that waxes and wanes among the Western European countries and the United States. The relationships among the western allies are exhibited in historical perspective, looking forward from the early 1950s and backward from the 1970s. The central issue of the study is that of political solidarity among the states, the extent to which they have shown themselves motivated by similar or by diverse priorities in selected crisis situations and in institution building. The report especially notes the role of the European Community as a framework coexisting with the Atlantic Alliance. The outlook for Western solidarity is presented in the form of a number of observations illustrating the many ways in which the individual countries respond to challenges, past and present. 146 pp.

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