The end of the 'Euro-Mediterranean vision'
Kausch, Kristina and Youngs, Richard. (2009) The end of the 'Euro-Mediterranean vision'. International Affairs, Vol.85 (No.5). pp. 963-975. ISSN 0020-5850Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2346.2009.00841.x
Relations between the European Union and North Africa have veered away from the political vision expounded under the Barcelona Process. The Union for the Mediterranean will likely deepen this trend. The Euro-Mediterranean space is increasingly characterized by competitive, containment-based and exclusionary security strategies. The more political dimensions of the partnership are now given short shrift and the EU appears inattentive to the dynamics of change within North African societies. Countries such as Spain and the UK have been overly passive in rescuing the Euro-Med vision from French diplomacy and the nature of relations between Europe and North Africa are increasingly out of sync with the changing international system.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||J Political Science > JZ International relations|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Politics and International Studies|
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Affairs|
|Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.|
|Official Date:||September 2009|
|Number of Pages:||14|
|Page Range:||pp. 963-975|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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