By Glenn Diesen

Do the ecu and NATO threaten Russian safety? The e-book explores the increase of those particular ’inter-democratic’ defense associations after the cave in of the Soviet Union, and the consequent results on family with Russia. competing theories are validated to discover no matter if those associations irritate or mitigate the protection quandary with Russia. those associations should be theorised to advertise safety as a positive-sum video game via ecu integration and democracy merchandising, or pursue collective hegemony with ideologically uncompromising bloc-politics. Glenn Diesen argues ecu protection structure that demotes the biggest nation at the continent to an item of protection necessarily leads to ’European integration’ changing into a zero-sum geopolitical venture that has set the West on a collision direction with Russia.

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