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Author Arora, Chaya.

Title Germany's civilian power diplomacy : NATO expansion and the art of communicative action / Chaya Arora
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 303 pages)
Contents Introduction * Part I: Germany?s Academic Foreign Policy Debate * The Question of Germany?s Normalizing Ambitions * Germany-Still Not a Civilianizing Power * Part II: German Diplomacy As Communicative Action * In the Habermasian Practice of Reasoning * The Smyser-Habermasian Navigational Aid for Analysis * Part III: Germany?s Influence on the U.S. Decision to Enlarge NATO: The Process from 1993-1997 * The Year 1993: Initiating the Debate on NATO Enlargement * The Year 1994: The Holbrooke-Factor * The Year 1995: Keeping the Process Afloat * The Years 1996/7: Winning Moscow?s Approval
Summary This book assesses the diplomatic path of influence taken by German decision-makers during the early nineties in pursuit of their cautiously articulated interest in and commitment to the eastward enlargement of NATO
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-298) and index
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Subject North Atlantic Treaty Organization -- Membership.
Civil supremacy over the military.
Civil-military relations.
National security -- Europe.
National security -- Germany.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- 1990-
Germany -- Military policy.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006041579
ISBN 1281369969
1403983348 (electronic bk.)
9781403983343 (electronic bk.)