The Making of EU Foreign Policy

The Case of Eastern Europe

  • Karen E. Smith

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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    Pages 1-21
  3. Aid
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    Pages 66-82
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    Pages 83-102
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 185-264

About this book


This book argues that there has been a common European Union (EU) foreign policy towards six countries of Eastern Europe - Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia - and analyses why the EU has agreed to the policy. The objective of the EU's policy is to support the transformation of Eastern Europe and thus ensure security and stability. The most important instrument that the EU has used to reach this objective has been the prospect of enlargement.


Europe European Union European Union (EU) foreign policy

Authors and affiliations

  • Karen E. Smith
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  1. 1.Department of International RelationsLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceUK

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