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By J. Hulsman

This paintings seems at competing, overarching, guiding ideas for American overseas coverage within the post-Cold conflict period, now not merely by means of delineating those trust structures but in addition by way of linking them to present overseas coverage actors in Congress and the administrative department. The e-book perfects a device, schools-of-thought research, which relates thought to political approaches and particular policymakers. it's an try and either classify and research the highbrow and political nature of the post-Cold battle period.

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Democratists see 'the German problem' as having been resolved through West Germany's long association with Western institutions, states, and the democratic values they espouse. If democratists are in favor of increased European political integration, they are even more enthusiastic about revitalizing the Nato alliance. As has already been noted, the concept of Nato, a US-led multilateral organization of like-minded democratic states, is the democratists' preferred modus operandi in the international theater.

Neo-realists see democratism as nothing less than a revolutionary challenge to the primacy of the state, the triumph of ideology over stability, and therefore greatly dangerous. Critics of democratism would argue that even if all these political, ideological, and methodological problems could be dealt with, a strict following of democratism would lead to the problems of success. l Western democracy strengthens anti-Western political forces. ,3 The Algerian case is an extreme example of this problem.

E uropean umty. >19 D emocransts . see th e E uropean-Am erence III ican alliance as based on common values, not security concerns. For this reason democratists expect the close European-American connection to continue, even without the Soviet threat. As former President Nixon noted, 'real bonds of history and culture extend from Europe to America ... 20 Likewise, unlike some neo-realists, democratists have no latent fear of a unified Germany, again the strongest state in Europe. Democratists see 'the German problem' as having been resolved through West Germany's long association with Western institutions, states, and the democratic values they espouse.

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