U.S. policy and the Yugoslav crisis : implications for transatlantic relations

by F. Stephen Larrabee


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This essay examines the impact of the Yugoslav crisis on U.S. relations with Europe. The first section reviews the evolution of U.S. policy towards the Yugoslav crisis and the major factors which influenced that policy; the second examines the policy divergences between the United States and its West European allies that were created by the crisis; the third deals with recent U.S. policies and the final one focuses on the broader implications of the crisis for U.S.-European relations.

Originally published in: The Implications of the Yugoslav Crisis for Western Europe's Foreign Relations, M. Jopp, ed., Paris, WEU Institute for Security Studies, October 1994, pp. 17-34.

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