Journal of Transatlantic Studies

, Volume 4, Issue 2, pp 241–252 | Cite as

Transatlantic Bipolarity and NATO’s Global Role

  • Alexander Moens


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Moens
    • 1
  1. 1.Simon Fraser UniversityVancouverCanada

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