American—European Cooperation and Conflict: Past, Present, and Future

  • Geir Lundestad


The contributors to the present volume have established a continuum of interpretations from the few pointing to the conflicts between the United States and Western Europe to the many emphasizing the broad consensus on the two sides of the Atlantic. Both elements have obviously existed. Or, as Josef Joffe puts it, ‘There has been no end to quarrel — and no end to alliance’.1 My task, then, is to establish some sort of overall balance between the elements of conflict and those of cooperation. Yet, as already indicated, I think the latter side has indeed been not only the most striking, but also the most neglected.


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