The Brave New World of Franco Spain

  title={The Brave New World of Franco Spain},
  author={Jonathan Story},
  journal={International Journal},
  pages={576 - 592}
  • Jonathan Story
  • Published 1 December 1972
  • Political Science
  • International Journal
Observers of international affairs seem to consider the subject of Spanish foreign policy of little interest or of limited consequence. Some ask whether Spain has a foreign policy at all, a question which invites a negative reply. A commonplace view is that Spain is like an amoeba. Amoebas do not have policies; they react to changes in their environment. Therefore it is more important to know what is going on outside Spain, than what is happening inside Spain. Nazi Germany and fascist Italy…