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Realpolitik Confronts Liberal Democracy: Can Europe Respond?

  • Janne Haaland Matlary
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Abstract

In January 2016 president Putin gave an interview to the German Bild Zeitung where he presented an analysis of NATO and Europe that was distinctly realist: NATO should not have included members from the former Soviet sphere of influence, i.e. East-Central Europe. In fact, the German politician Egon Bahr had promised that this would not happen, he stated. But NATO continued to expand, not taking Russian interests into account.1

Keywords

Military Force Foreign Minister Baltic State Military Power Defence Budget 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Janne Haaland Matlary
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  1. 1.Institute of Political ScienceUniversity of OsloOsloNorway

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