The United States and 1992: Responses to a Changing European Community

  • Michael Smith


In many ways, it is difficult to talk about United States-European Community relations as relations between two distinct entities. The development of the world economy, the surrounding political and security order, and the nature of the two entities itself has created an intense and growing interpenetration between them. In a very real sense, the United States is in the EC and the EC in the USA, and this has important consequences for the management of issues arising between them at the governmental level. The Single Market Programme raises these issues in a distinctive and highly concentrated form, and its impact on US-EC relations has been further extended by change in the world economic and security orders.


European Community World Economy Trade Policy Industrial Policy Foreign Affair 
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