What Libya says about the future of the transatlantic alliance

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Series Details July 2011
Publication Date 2011
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Libya is the first war fought according to Barack Obama's rules, with the United States taking a back seat. The Europeans responded well: by taking decisive military action to maintain the stability of their neighbourhood. This should be cause for cautious optimism about NATO, not the kind of despair that characterised US reaction to the war.

Source Link http://www.cer.org.uk/publications/archive/essay/2011/what-libya-says-about-future-transatlantic-alliance
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ESO: Background information: Europe feels strain as US alters Libya policy http://www.europeansources.info/record/europe-feels-strain-as-us-alters-libya-policy/
ESO: Background information: France in outburst over Libya campaign http://www.europeansources.info/record/france-in-outburst-over-libya-campaign/
ESO: Background information: Foreign ministers wary of EU military role in Libya http://www.europeansources.info/record/foreign-ministers-wary-of-eu-military-role-in-libya/

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