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Introduction

  • Joseph M. Siracusa
  • Hang Thi Thuy Nguyen
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Abstract

Siracusa and Nguyen demonstrate that the years from 1969 to 1974 do not appear to be a distant mirror of the present day and age. Indeed, the late 1960s and early 1970s era of US foreign relations with Western Europe offers us many rhymes for today and this book aims to bring the Nixon administration’s policy on European integration to new light. From the recent past of the US policy towards European integration, 1969–1974, it is possible to outline future scenarios of U S-EU relations and implications for nations in their relations with Washington and Brussels. Siracusa and Nguyen underline that the knowledge of changes and continuities in the Nixon administration’s policy towards European integration will be valuable to explain the current events and predict future developments in relations between the United States and the European Union.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph M. Siracusa
    • 1
  • Hang Thi Thuy Nguyen
    • 2
  1. 1.Royal Melbourne Institute of TechnologyMelbourneAustralia
  2. 2.Diplomatic Academy of VietnamHanoiVietnam

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