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The US-EC Relations, 1969–1974: Cooperation and Confrontation

  • Joseph M. Siracusa
  • Hang Thi Thuy Nguyen
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Abstract

Siracusa and Nguyen look into the erosion of trust between the United States and the European Community which was reflected mainly in their economic and political disputes. The authors succeed in blending history and analysis, resulting in an insightful, convincing narrative that the Americans and Western Europeans were tied by their own national interests and that their relations were marked by both cooperation and confrontation. Siracusa and Nguyen conclude that the U.S.-European Community relations during the Nixon presidential years had been in a downward course.

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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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