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United States Congress House Committee on International Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats

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Works: 22 works in 73 publications in 1 language and 6,999 library holdings
Genres: History  Legislative hearings 
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An overview of transatlantic relations prior to President Bush's visit to Europe : hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, February 16, 2005 by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"United States relations with its European allies and friends in both NATO and the European Union (EU) have been severely strained over the last few years due to the crisis in Iraq and other foreign policy and trade disputes. The Bush Administration has indicated that it is placing a high priority on improving transatlantic relations during its second term. In fact, by all accounts, Secretary of State Rice has had a very successful trip to Europe earlier this month. It appears that progress was made in the overall tone of the transatlantic relations. More importantly, actual progress or a sound foundation for future progress was made on several specific issues. This includes greater agreement on how to move forward on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, as well as a commitment by NATO to increase its role in training Iraqi security forces. There has also been continued close cooperation in fighting international terrorism in general and al-Qaeda and its affiliates in particular. However, despite progress, significant differences remain in United States-European relations. Most notably concerning the best strategy for permitting Iran from developing nuclear weapons"--Page 1
The EU constitution and U.S.-EU relations : the recent referenda in France and the Netherlands and the U.S.-EU summit : hearing before the Subcommittee on Europe and Emerging Threats of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, first session, June 22, 2005 by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"French and Dutch voters rejected the EU Constitution in national referenda on May 29th in France, and June 1st in the Netherlands. Following these "No"-votes, the status of the EU Constitution and the future of the European Union has been thrown into question. Commentators have suggested that these votes were a result of a variety of factors, including the threat to traditional social protections by changing economic circumstances, the democratic disconnect between the EU institutional bureaucracy and the general public, and continued EU enlargement, especially relating to Turkey. Others have suggested that the referenda results should only be attributed to voter dissatisfaction with unpopular national governments and policies"--Page 1
 
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