Longhurst, Kerry / Zaborowski, Marcin The New Atlanticist Poland's Foreign and Security Policy Priorities Chatham House Papers
1. Edition January 2007 25.90 Euro 2007. 128 Pages, Softcover ISBN 978-1-4051-2645-8 - John Wiley & Sons
Detailed description This book is an authoritative account of Poland's emerging foreign and security policies and will contribute to an understanding of the foreign policy preferences of an enlarged EU.
* Evaluation of Poland as by far the largest and most vocal of all the countries joining the EU
* Exploration of Poland's strong support for US policy over Iraq, its military potential, its proven capacity to use armed force and its de facto role as a regional leader
* Argues that Poland will have a defining influence not only on the nature of transatlantic relations, but also on the EU's emerging international identity
From the contents 1. Introduction.
2. The past as prologue: the culture of Polish foreign and security policy.
3. The emergence of an Atlanticist: the strategic orientation of Polish security policy after 1989.
4. The EU as a security actor: the Polish perspective.