Common security is a concept that is much in use currently in the field of international relations. Although it is applied primarily to U.S.-Soviet relations and to Europe, common security is a profoundly psychological concept that is validly applicable to conflicted relationships both between nations and between individuals Indeed, introducing the concept of common security into a conflicted relationship helps to create an atmosphere of cooperation that can extend across international, national, familial, and personal levels of experience.
KeywordsConflict Relationship Mutual Responsibility Powerful Ally Common Security Nuclear Deterrence
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