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Trans?Atlantic Relations After the War in Iraq: Returning to ? or Departing from ? ‘Normal Politics'?

Flockhart, Trine (2004) Trans?Atlantic Relations After the War in Iraq: Returning to ? or Departing from ? ‘Normal Politics'? Perspectives on European Politics and Society, 5 (3). pp. 395-417. ISSN 1570-5854. E-ISSN 1568-0258. (doi:10.1080/15705850408438896) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

The Bush administration's foreign policy following the launch of the 'war on terror' has so fundamentally altered the traditional foundations for the transatlantic relationship that the latter's continued existence as a 'security community' may be at risk. Security communities need nurturing through a continuous process of socialisation from the leading state to other members in order to safeguard the essential 'glue' of the community: shared identity, values and trust. Such a process of patient socialisation and explanation of American foreign policies has been part of 'normal politics' since the establishment of the post-war liberal institutional order. The 'Bush Revolution', however, constitutes a re-definition of foreign policy, that may be seen either as a return to or a departure from 'normal politics'.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/15705850408438896
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Politics and International Relations
Depositing User: Trine Flockhart
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2016 10:34 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 17:03 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/54357 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Flockhart, Trine: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3709-2493?
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