The future of the EMP in a changing context of transatlantic and regional relations

This Report assesses the impact of recent changes in US policies towards the Middle East and North Africa on the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, the most significant element in EU policy towards North Africa and the Middle East. The Report is divided into two parts. The first includes an analytical overview and comparisons of the strategies, concepts and instruments deployed by the United States and the European Union towards the region. The second outlines various middle-term scenarios to assess the impact of various possible transatlantic developments on EU policy towards the Mediterranean and on the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership.

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Lisboa, EuroMeSCo Secretariat at the IEEI, September 2005, 18 p. (EuroMeSCo Papers ; 46)
Publication date: 
27/09/2005

Preface

I. The future of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership: the Impact of Changes in Transatlantic and Regional Relations, Roberto Aliboni
1. Divisions among North Atlantic Nations after September 11
2. US and EU Strategic Approaches toward the Middle East and North Africa
3. US and EU democracy promotion: analogies and differences in concepts and instruments
4. EU Mediterranean Policy after September 11
5. Conclusions: The Impact of the US BMENA Strategy on the EMP

II. The Future of the EMP in a Changing Context: The European Union, the United States, and the Security Environment of the Mediterranean, Yasar Qatarneh
1. The Euro-Atlantic Community: Dichotomies of Interest?
2. Alternative Perspectives in a Changing Environment
3. The Changing Nature of Security: Back to the Same Old “Threats”
4. Conclusion

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