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This paintings evaluates the professionals and cons of NATO growth. It explains why NATO provided club to 3 of its chilly struggle adversaries and makes thoughts approximately which nations, if any, can be provided club sooner or later.

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34. Robert O. Keohane and Joseph S. Nye, Power and Interdependence, 2nd ed. (New York: Harper 38 35. 36. 37. 38. 251; cf. ), Neo Realism and Its Critics (New York: Columbia University Press, 1986), p. 193, where he describes his approach as a 'modified structural research program'. 15 Robert J. l (Spring 1996). 36. Robert O. 53. The Bosnian Road to NATO Enlargement BEVERLY CRAWFORD1 The end of the Cold War, the Soviet threat and the Soviet Union appeared to be the death knell of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) alliance.

33 But the real testing ground for NATO capabilities was Bosnia. Partnership for Peace was in its embryo stage, and the idea of a treaty to enlarge NATO did not gain momentum. As the following section demonstrates, resolve to move ahead with a treaty to enlarge NATO was only forged on the battlefield in Bosnia. The Contact Group Plan: Diplomatic Failure, NATO's Tied Hands In March 1994, the United States had persuaded the Bosnian Muslims and Croats to form a Muslim-Croat federation with the signing of the Washington accords.

Despite much talk about the 'globalization' of international politics, American political leaders to a dismaying extent think of East or West rather than of their interaction. With a history of conflict along a 2,600-mile border, with ethnic minorities sprawling across it, with a mineral-rich and sparsely populated Siberia facing China's teeming millions, Russia and China will find it difficult to co-operate effectively, but we are doing our best to help them do so. Indeed, the United States provides the key to Russian-Chinese relations over the past half-century.

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