The Origins of Atlanticism in Central and Eastern Europe

@article{Asmus2005TheOO,
  title={The Origins of Atlanticism in Central and Eastern Europe},
  author={Ronald D. Asmus and Alexandr Vondra},
  journal={Cambridge Review of International Affairs},
  year={2005},
  volume={18},
  pages={203 - 216}
}
This article argues that the Atlanticism of Central and Eastern Europe originates in a specific set of historical experiences these countries have had with the United States over the past century. These include the Central and East European encounter with both Nazi and communist totalitarian regimes; a recognition of the leading role the US played in toppling communism and in facilitating the integration of these countries into Euro-Atlantic institutions; and the strategic calculation of many… Expand
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