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Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Alexandra Gheciu

Abstract

It has become almost a cliché in many Euro-Atlantic political and academic circles to argue that the transatlantic security community that defines itself around liberal-democratic values is facing a particularly dangerous set of challenges and must find ways to adapt to an environment marked by the growing power of unconventional enemies, particularly transnationally organized terrorist groups. But the question is, what has this meant in practice? What are the dynamics and implications of the security policies and practices aimed at addressing the (allegedly) new threat of international terror ... More

Keywords: EU, NATO, OSCE, risk-management, security community, terrorism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780199217229
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alexandra Gheciu, author
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa; and Associate Director, Centre for International Policy Studies, University of Ottawa
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