European Security and International Institutions after the Cold War

After the end of the Cold War a consensus developed on the need for an intemational system of cooperative Security in Europe. In this context the restructuring of existing security innstitutions is a priority, as these are the·ideal instrument to deal with the new instabilities which·have emerged since 1989. For most West Europeans, international institutions must also ensure that the US retains its presence in Europe. The US needs such institutions to maintain a role in world politics while avoiding that of world 'policeman'. All agree institutions are the best way to address new Central and Eastern European security concerns. Yet initiatives undertaken so far are insufficient. The post-Yugoslav crisis is a case in point. Failure to prevent that war has highlighted the need for both improved coordination among institutions and a clear definition of their respective responsibilities. The term 'interlocking institutions' has become a widely used catchword. This study is both a critical assessment of how changes have been implemented so far and an analysis of the agenda for the future.

Versione rivista dei paper presentati al convegno "Security in Europe after the Cold War: What Role for International Institutions?" organizzato a Roma il 10-11 dicembre 1993 nell'ambito del progetto di ricerca "European Security Institutions After the Cold War" condotto dall'Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in collaborazione con Rand Corporation, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP), Adenauer Stiftung, Institute for the United States and Canada in Moscow, Centro militare di studi strategici (CeMiSS), Centro studi di politica internazionale (CeSPi) e Università di Ankara.

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Dati bibliografici: 
Basingstoke, McMillan / New York, St. Martin's Press, aprile 1995, xiii, 236 p.
ISBN/ISSN/DOI: 
0-333-63210-9 (McMillan) ; 978-0-333-63210-9 ; 0-312-12488-0 (St.Martin's Press) ; 978-0-312-12488-5
Data pubblicazione: 
15/04/1995

Notes on the Contributors, p. ix-x
Preface, p. xi-xiii
1. Vital and National Security Interests After the End of the Cold War, Marco Carnovale, p. 1-18

Part I. The International Context
2. International Security Institutions and National Sovereignty After the Cold War, Giuseppe Cucchi, p. 21-33
3. Successes and Failures of International Institutions in the Post-Yugoslav Crisis, Maurizio Cremasco, p. 34-58
4. International Institutions and Conflict Resolution in the Former Soviet Union, Dmitri Trenin, p. 59-81
5. Should NATO Be Enlarged to the East?, Jamie Shea, p. 82-95
6. European Security Outside of Europe, Karl-Heinz Kamp, p. 96-115

Part II. National Perspectives
7. International Institutions and European Security: the Russian Debate, Alexander Konovalov, p. 119-136
8. International Institutions and European Security: The Ukrainian Debate, Alexander Honcharenko, p. 137-152
9. The Rise –or Fall?– of Multilateralism: America's New Foreign Policy and What It Means for Europe, Ronald D. Asmus, p. 153-176
10. The German Debate on International Security Institutions, Reinhardt Rummel, p. 177-197
11. International Institutions and European Security: A Turkish Perspective, Nur-Bilge Criss, p. 198-214
12. International Institutions and European Security: The Italian Debate, Marta Dassù and Marco De Andreis, p. 215-232

Index, p. 233-236

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