of the right, like the former defence secretary Liam Fox, will always put up their hands for the strongest action on offer.
There had long been a divide between Atlanticists
and Continentalists in NATO, and Francois Mitterrand had, for his part, pinned his post-Cold War hopes on the latter view.
A There are, unfortunately, few true Atlanticists
therefore want a close cooperation with the USA.
The First World War, then, caused some Atlanticists
pause as they tried to explain what had led to the conflagration.
swear achicken get away bad This should come as no surprise to PM Cameron or us Atlanticists
, however, since the disregard with which Obama treats Britain was made abundantly clear by his dithering over the Afghan issue.
Mankoff describes pressures on top policymakers from Russian nationalists, centrists, Eurasianists (whose beliefs, though varied, see Russia as the center of a new Eurasian power that reunites the former USSR and directly challenges the West), and liberal Atlanticists
Reagan haters and Reagan hagiographers, Sovietophiles and anti-communists, isolationists and Atlanticists
, digested this massive moment in history, then carried on as if nothing much had changed.
More recently, and perhaps more ominously, a number of Right-leaning Atlanticists
have also embraced the Tory strategy.
I noticed that there were proposals afoot to organize FTAs around oceans like the Pacific (PAFTA being what it was then called, and FTAAR the Free Trade Agreement of Asia and the Pacific, now), and then the Atlantic (this being the North Atlantic Free Trade Area, the real McCoy NAFTA which actually had been embraced by many Atlanticists
including Senator Jacob Javits but had not come to pass, as against the lesser FTAs that have worked out and masquerade under that very acronym: the North American Free Trade Agreement among the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and the New Zealand-Australian Free Trade Agreement).
David Armitage has written, "We are all Atlanticists