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Author Brenner, Michael J.

Title Reconcilable differences : U.S.-French relations in the new era / Michael Brenner and Guillaume Parmentier.

Published Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, 2002.

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 UniM Bail  327.73044 BREN    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 154 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 A Unique Partnership 1 -- Chapter 2 Single Superpower versus Multipolarity 6 -- Power of History 7 -- European Vision 10 -- France's Multipolar Perspective 18 -- Globalization Issue 24 -- Erratic Partner 29 -- Chapter 3 NATO: Lost Opportunities 38 -- A Clash of Two Conservatisms, 1990-95 43 -- Chirac Years: An Earnest Attempt to Adapt NATO 48 -- Mutual Disappointment 52 -- Combined Joint Task Forces and the European Security and Defense Identity 56 -- Kosovo: Toward Europeanization 62 -- Chapter 4 High Tension: The Economic Dimension 69 -- Head to Head? 71 -- Uruguay Round 74 -- Boeing Affair 81 -- U.S. Triumphalism 86 -- Europe Redux 89 -- Economic and Monetary Union 92 -- Defense Industry 101 -- Chapter 5 A Rekindled Alliance 116 -- American Perspective 117 -- French Perspective 120 -- Existential Question for France 121 -- U.S.-French Bilateralism 123.
Summary The authors of this study examine how national identity, political culture, and diplomatic style strain ties between Washington and Paris. They prescribe a set of policy and procedural remedies and lay out a strategy for sustaining more constructive collaboration.
Other author Parmentier, Guillaume.
Subject Political culture -- United States.
Political culture -- France.
National characteristics, American.
National characteristics, French.
United States -- Foreign relations -- France.
France -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
ISBN 0815712545 (cloth)
0815712537 (paper)