Europe at the Crossroads: The Transformation of the Continent’s Security System

  • Adam Daniel Rotfeld


The European security landscape has been considerably changed. Europe has entered into a period of uncertainty.


European Economic Community North Atlantic Treaty Organization Global Power Security Interest European Security 
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