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By Yanan Song

This ebook examines the ongoing US commitments to NATO within the post-Cold battle period. The preliminary concentration is at the recommitment judgements of the Clinton management. It additionally broadly explores the U.S. operations in Kosovo, Afghanistan and, particularly, Libya. The case examine on Libya is mainly vital in exploring the Obama administration’s realizing of the aim of NATO within the context of present financial pressures, household US debates approximately post-War on Terror interventions, and of accelerating American preoccupation with Pacific instead of eu safety. the writer utilises massive archival learn and interviews with policymakers and teachers, together with Ambassador Kethleen Stephens, former detailed Assistant to the President Stephen J. Flanagan, and previous Director for Non-proliferation at nationwide defense Council Robert S. Litwak. This e-book is perfect for postgraduate researchers and lecturers in US overseas coverage, overseas coverage decision-making, transatlantic family and NATO, in addition to a very good use to undergraduate students.

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42. Steven Lambakis, James Kiras and Kristin Kolet (2002) “Understanding ‘Asymmetric’ Threats to the United States”, National Institute for Public Policy, p. v. 43.  107. 44. “Prague Summit Declaration” (2001). 45. Paul Reynolds (2006) “NATO Looks for Global Role”, BBC News. 46. “Riga and Beyond: The Political Transformation of NATO”. 47.  102. 48. Robert Gates (2011) “Reflections on the Status and Future of the Transatlantic Alliance”. CHAPTER 3 A New Framework: Two Levels of Analysis Generally speaking, this book utilises three theoretical frameworks to analyse the US commitment to NATO in the post-Cold War period: Alliance Theory; the combination of realism and liberal internationalism to explain the overall US foreign policy preference; and the FPA especially the Bureaucratic Politics Model.

4. Ronald D. Asmus (2002) Opening NATO’s Door: How the Alliance Remade Itself for a New Era, New York: Columbia University Press. Also see the memoir of the former Secretary of State: Madeleine K. Albright (2003) Madam Secretary: A Memoir, New York: Miramax Books. 5. John R. Deni (2007) Alliance Management and Maintenance: Restructuring NATO for the 21st Century, Aldershot: Ashgate. James Sperling and Mark Webber (2009) “NATO: from Kosovo to Kabul”, THE PURPOSE OF THE TRANSATLANTIC COMMUNITY 6.

2. For discussion about whether Clinton managed to develop an American foreign policy approach that was appropriate for the domestic and international conditions of the post-Cold War era, see John Dumbrell (2009) Clinton’s Foreign Policy: Between the Bushes, 1992–2000, London: Routledge; Cecil V. Crabb, Leila E. Sarieddine and Glenn J. Antizzo (2001) Charting a New Diplomatic Course: Alternative Approaches to America’s Post-Cold War Foreign Policy, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press.

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