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Author Redwood, John.

Title Stars & strife : the coming conflicts between the USA and the European Union / John Redwood.

Published New York : Palgrave, 2001.

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 UniM Bail  341.24220973 REDW    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 193 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Britain and Britishness at the Crossroads 26 -- 2. A United States of Europe or a Union of English-Speaking Peoples: Two Rival Models for the US and Britain 43 -- 3. US, the UK and the UN: The Special Relationship Policing the World 63 -- 4. Free Trade and Democracy: The Ideals of the Wider English-Speaking Commonwealth 84 -- 5. Doing Business the US Way: Is the UK Growing More Like the US Day by Day? 102 -- 6. United States of America and the United States of Europe 115 -- 7. What's in an English-Speaking Union for the US? 132 -- 8. What Kind of Renegotiation with the EU does Britain Want? 149.
Summary This provocative book looks ahead to the coming conflicts between the US and the emerging United States of Europe. Should Britain become the 15th state of Euroland or the 51st state of America? John Redwood sets out four possible futures for Britain, concluding that joining the European political project would be bad for the UK and for the cause of free trade and democracy around the world. He explains why the US needs a special relationship with Britain and how the English-speaking world offers the best approach to peace and prosperity in a dot.com world.
Subject European Union -- United States.
International economic integration.
Variant Title Stars and strife.
ISBN 0333918401 (cloth)