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The US Role in NATO’s Survival After the Cold War

Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Develops a more robust understanding of the US role in NATO

  • Argues the causes of NATO’s persistence after the Cold War

  • Provides deeper historical and political understandings of post-Cold War conflict engagements

Part of the book series: Palgrave Studies in International Relations (PSIR)

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Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction

    • Julie Garey
    Pages 1-18
  3. The 1999 Kosovo Intervention

    • Julie Garey
    Pages 43-81
  4. The 2003 Iraq War

    • Julie Garey
    Pages 123-155
  5. The 2011 Libyan Intervention

    • Julie Garey
    Pages 157-190
  6. The Evolution and Persistence of NATO

    • Julie Garey
    Pages 191-208
  7. The United States and Multilateralism

    • Julie Garey
    Pages 209-222
  8. Back Matter

    Pages 223-259

About this book

This book takes a new approach to answering the question of how NATO survived after the Cold War by examining its complex relationship with the United States. A closer look at major NATO engagements in the post-Cold War era, including in the Balkans, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya, reveals how the US helped comprehensively reshape the alliance. In every conflict, there was tension between the United States and its allies over mission leadership, political support, legal precedents, military capabilities, and financial contributions. The author explores why allied actions resulted in both praise and criticism of NATO’s contributions from American policymakers, and why despite all of this and the growing concern over the alliance’s perceived shortcomings the United States continued to support the alliance. In addition to demonstrating the American influence on the alliance, this works demonstrates why NATO’s survival is beneficial to US interests.

Julie Garey is an Assistant Teaching Professor of political science at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA


Keywords

  • NATO
  • US Military
  • Alliances
  • conflict
  • post-Cold War
  • NATO criticism
  • American influence on alliances
  • legitimacy
  • multilateralism
  • US-NATO relations
  • Kosovo intervention
  • War in Afghanistan
  • Operation enduring freedom
  • Iraq war
  • Arab Spring
  • Libya intervention
  • intelligence
  • terrorism
  • coallition
  • unipolarity

Reviews

“Julie Garey’s book arrives at an important time to reflect on post-Cold War and post-9/11 periods in the alliance, acknowledge the potential of both the United States and NATO, and draw les‐ sons for the future. Students and practitioners on both sides of the Atlantic would do well to read it.” (Seth A. Johnston, H-Net Reviews, h-net.org, October, 2021)

Authors and Affiliations

  • Department of Political Science, Northeastern University, Boston, USA

    Julie Garey

About the author

Julie Garey is an Assistant Teaching Professor of political science at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 84.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-13675-8
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)