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The 'novelty' of Sarkozy's foreign policy towards NATO and the US: the long view

Keiger, JFV 2010, 'The 'novelty' of Sarkozy's foreign policy towards NATO and the US: the long view' , European Political Science, 9 (2) , pp. 1-10. (In Press)

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Abstract

Nicolas Sarkozy's reintegration of NATO's military command in 2009 has been presented as radical, given the traditional Gaullist stance of an arm's length relationship with NATO and the US. This article argues first, the difficulty for any French political leader to alter radically the course of French foreign and defence policy; second, that Sarkozy's policy is merely conforming to a longer-term trend of negotiating between European and Atlantic positions dating from the beginning of the twentieth century

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > J Political Science > JZ International relations
Subjects / Themes > D History General and Old World > DC France
Memory, Text and Place
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for European Security
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: European Political Science
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1680-4333
Depositing User: JFV Keiger
Date Deposited: 21 May 2010 13:27
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:16
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/8829

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