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European Foreign Policy

Simon J. Nuttall


This book traces the development of the European Union's foreign policy making from the old governmental co-operation (EPC) to the common foreign and security policy introduced by the Maastricht Treaty. It explains the process from a comprehensive historical as well as political viewpoint. The impact of the fall of communism as well as the Gulf War and the early stages of the conflict in Yugoslavia are analysed. The personal roles played by François Mitterrand, Helmut Kohl, and George H. W. Bush are described. The theme of the book is the way in which ideological quarrels between intergovernme ... More

Keywords: European Union, foreign policy, EPC, Maastricht Treaty, François Mitterrand, Helmut Kohl, George H. W. Bush, CFSP, fall of communism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198293361
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293361.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Simon J. Nuttall, author
College of Europe, Bruges