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Oct 142014
 

Transworld Paper No. 44 by Lucia Najšlová In this paper I explore the place of the European Union and the United States in the politics of global climate change governance. Climate change is arguably the key challenge in 21st century politics – it poses a threat to the world as a whole, but has not [...]

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Oct 142014
 

Transworld Paper No. 42 by Nathalie Tocci The Responsibility to Protect (R2P) as an international norm-in-the-making has been promoted and supported by the United States, the European Union as well as other Western countries such as Australia and Canada. After over a decade since its inception, to what extent and how is R2P becoming as [...]

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Oct 142014
 

Transworld Paper No. 45 by Tobias Bunde Social constructivists have always thought of NATO as the institutionalization of the transatlantic security community, based on a collective identity of a community of liberal democracies. Unfortunately, most researchers have just postulated this collective identity without studying its content and contestation in detail. An analysis of the speeches [...]

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Oct 062014
 

Transworld Paper No. 40 by Chad Damro This paper investigates how the transatlantic relationship affects global and regional economic governance. The analysis is guided by the concept of “competitive interdependence,” which helps to identify the fundamental dynamics shaping the bilateral relationship between the European Union and United States of America as well as the implications [...]