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French interventionism : Europe's last global player?

Author: Adrian Treacher
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume makes the distinction between the fundamental objectives of French security policy and the tactical adaptations made to achieve them as the central theme that gives coherence. The primary emphasis is on France's place in the world and on how efforts have been made to restore and then maintain claims to national greatness and elevated global standing. It also offers detailed examinations of various
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Treacher
ISBN: 0754631796 9780754631798
OCLC Number: 50042930
Description: viii, 173 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction--The Origins of Contemporary French Security Policy --
Gaullist Security Policy: Forging the Legacy --
Tactical Reappraisal and the Transferral of Ambitions --
The International Order Transformed: France Becomes a Global Peacekeeper --
West European Security Architecture Re-evaluated --
The Armed Forces: Nuclear and Conventional Adjustments --
France in the Wider World: The Limits of Exception --
Conclusion--The Loss of Specificite and the Normalisation of French Security Policy?
Responsibility: Adrian Treacher.
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