A Chronology of European Security and Defence 1945-2006 by Julian Lindley-French

By Julian Lindley-French

A Chronology of eu safety and Defence 1945-2006 is a distinct and authoritative resource of reference for all people with an curiosity in eu safeguard and safety over the past 60 years. An greatly annotated chronology, the booklet bargains a blow-by-blow account of the occasions that experience formed the Europe of this present day. The e-book conscientiously locations every one occasion in context, explaining what occurred, the place, while, and why. Month-by-month, year-by-year Europe's contemporary earlier is laid out and defined. With its obtainable structure, wealthy element, and balanced research, the publication might be crucial interpreting and reference for students, scholars, policy-makers and policy-analysts alike.

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Vitally, they only accept the concept of a European Army if it is a means of strengthening the Atlantic Alliance that is militarily viable and operates within the framework of NATO. The Forward Strategy is confirmed and as such requires that German military units be formed as soon as possible. The Americans try to sweeten what is a bitter pill to swallow only seven years after the end of World War Two by suggesting that any German military contribution would have to be subject to several safeguards.

That said, the abiding tenet of NATO is also established, the so-called Forward Presence of NATO forces. This communicates to the Soviets that the Alliance will not yield one inch of soil under its protection. It is agreed that the political leader of NATO, the Secretary-General, must always be a European, whilst the military leader, the Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (SACEUR) must always be an American. To that end, on 19 December 1950 General Dwight D. Eisenhower is appointed the first SACEUR.

December 15–18 European Defence/NATO: The NAC affirms that there remains a need for the European Defence Community but none of the Six signatories wants to be the first to ratify the EDC Treaty. December 23 European Defence Community: The French Government formally resigns over the EDC dealing it a significant blow. 1953 AT A GLANCE—MAJOR EVENTS AND THEMES r r r r r r r r r r r The European Defence Community falters. Dwight D. Eisenhower is sworn into office as US President. John Foster Dulles becomes US Secretary of State.

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