NATO and EU Security Cooperation: Divergent Views and Common Approaches

by Atis Lejiņš

2003

Atis Lejiņš (ed.). NATO and EU Security Cooperation: Divergent Views and Common Approaches. Conference proceedings. (NATO un ES sadarbība drošības jomā: atšķirīgi viedokļi un kopēji risinājumi. Konferences materiāli). - Riga: Latvian Institute of International Affairs, 2003. - 66 p.

European-American relations have been thrown into turbulence as exemplified by the war in Iraq. However, a new relationship is being forged built upon common reference points. In this evolving situation a new dimension that had already been emerging before the war has been added, that of NATO –EU military cooperation. This was the theme of a  conference in Riga on October 10, 2003. The themes analyzed were: The new NATO: Indispensible or Irrelevant?; NATO and EU in the Backwash of Atlantic Storms; NATO and ESDP: a Latvian View; The Impact of the New NATO and EU Member States; ESDP and NATO:Separable but not Separate.

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