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By Alpo M. Rusi

ISBN-10: 1349213500

ISBN-13: 9781349213504

ISBN-10: 1349213527

ISBN-13: 9781349213528

This booklet offers new and remarkable interpretations in regard to the post-World conflict 2 historical past of the East-West clash and demands interdisciplinary methods in reading diplomacy. The systematic and political procedures are undoing the department of Europe and restoring an 'organically' interdependent continent. The occasions of 1989 in japanese Europe are yet a harbinger of a brand new safety order in Europe and, for the 1st time because the Treaty of Westphalia of 1648 Europe attempts to seem past state-centered ideas of security.

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4 Indeed, the process can be described as a modest formula for Cold War rivalry, which is often full of deception and ideological warfare. Accordingly, the West was attacked for using detente to bring about the internal erosion of the socialist camp, while the East was accused of seeking military superiority behind the camouflage of rhetoric about a common European security pact. " Criticism of the results of the policy of detente led many people, mostly in the United States, to reject the concept entirely.

This development was reflected in West German domestic politics as a conflict between so-called Gaullists and Atlanticists. The first concurred with the views of President de Gaulle of France, who never really trusted the United States in defending European security interests against the Soviet Union. The Atlanticists-such as Adenauer-considered that a transatlantic relationship balanced the Soviet threat. The United States unintentionally began to push some opinion leaders in the FRG along the path of Ostpolitik, which later would produce a major headache for Washington.

The new system that results will reflect a different distribution of power and the interests of the new dominant power. ,,2 The pressure for change in the European system was not being exerted primarily by dissatisfied powers aiming at, for example, territorial modifications; rather, it was increasingly evident that it stemmed primarily from certain systemic and domestic factors. The international system is always subject to change, especially by deep transformations in the foundations of world power that in time make their way to the surface.

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