Internationale Politik und Gesellschaft
International Politics and Society 1/2004

The Unilateralist Temptation
Germany's Foreign Policy after the Cold War

Since reunification, the old multilateralist orientation of German foreign policy has - despite many signs of continuity - come under fire. This shift, however, is linked to profound changes in the very mechanics of the multilateral frameworks in which Germany is embedded. The trend is most obvious in the European Union where narrow interests and ad hoc coalitions increasingly prevail over long-term commitments.

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Anne-Marie Le Gloannec;
Deputy Director, Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin;

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