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Security in a Greater Europe: The Possibility of a Pan-European Approach

Charlotte Wagnsson


Can Russia, the European Union and the three major EU member states adopt a unified policy line in the global arena? This book investigates the cohesiveness of ‘greater Europe’ through the detailed scrutiny of policy statements by the leadership elites in the UK, France, Germany, Russia and the EU in connection with three defining events in international security. The crisis in Kosovo of 1999; the terrorist attacks of 9/11 and the Iraq crisis of 2003. This extensive empirical enquiry results in a critical constructivist response to neorealist understandings of European security. The book contr ... More

Keywords: Russia, European Union, EU member states, greater Europe, policy statements, leadership elites, international security, Kosovo, 9/11, terrorist attacks, Iraq

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780719078828
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719078828.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charlotte Wagnsson, author