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Larrabee, F. Stephen

Works: 197 works in 572 publications in 2 languages and 24,700 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: E183.8.T8, 327.4073
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Most widely held works by F. Stephen Larrabee
NATO's Eastern agenda in a new strategic era by F. Stephen Larrabee( )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 2,363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the conclusion of the Prague summit, NATO faces a number of new challenges in its Eastern agenda. First, it must ensure that the democratic transitions in Central and Eastern Europe are consolidated and that there is no backsliding. These countries must modernize their military forces and make them interoperable with those of NATO. Second, NATO, must remain engaged in and ensure the security of the Baltic states. The problem of Kaliningrad should be addressed and the enclave stabilized. Third, NATO needs to develop a post-enlargement strategy for Ukraine to support the country's continued democratic evolution and integration into Euro-Atlantic structures. Fourth, Russia must be incorporated into a broader European and Euro-Atlantic security framework. Finally, NATO needs to develop a coherent strategy toward the Caucasus and Central Asia. The Partnership for Peace can provide the framework for developing relations with these countries. Other U.S. and NATO polices can encourage greater openness, reform, and democratic practices. These challenges, moreover, must be addressed in a new strategic context. In the post-Prague period, the key issue is NATO's transformation and its strategic purpose: What should its missions and strategic rationale be?
The Middle East in the shadow of Afghanistan and Iraq by F. Stephen Larrabee( )

13 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 5-6, 2003, RAND and the Geneva Centre for Security Policy held a two-day conference in Geneva that examined the impact of the Iraq war on the security of the Middle East. It was attended by specialists from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. This document summarizes the main issues and points of discussion at the conference: the impact of Iraq on the war on terrorism; the future of Iran and Iraq, repercussions of the war on Syria, the Levant, Turkey, Jordan, and the Arabian peninsula; and the effect of the war on transatlantic ties
Turkish foreign policy in an age of uncertainty by F. Stephen Larrabee( )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 2,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the end of the Cold War, and perhaps even the early days of the Turkish Republic, there have rarely been so many open questions regarding Turkey's role in the world. What is Turkey's place in Europe, NATO, and the E.U.? What risks and opportunities exist for Turkey in a conflict-ridden Middle East? How will Ankara deal with a changing Russia, an unstable Caucasus, and Central Asia? Can Turkey's competitive relationship with Greece be moderated against a back-ground of successive Balkan crises? Meanwhile, Turkey faces daunting political, economic, and social pressures at home, which in turn affect the country's foreign and security policies. The authors, longtime observers of Turkey and the Mediterranean region, describe the challenges and opportunities facing Turkey in the international environment during a time of extraordinary flux. Special emphasis is given to the strategic and security issues facing Turkey, including a number of new issues posed by the terrorist attacks of September 2001 and the subsequent international response. The authors conclude by offering some prognostications regarding the country's future and their implications on Turkey's western partners
The rise of political Islam in Turkey by Angel Rabasa( )

18 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turkey, a Muslim-majority country, is pivotal to Western security interests in the Middle East. Its ruling party, the AKP, has Islamic roots but operates within a framework of strict secular democracy, which has generated controversy over the boundaries between secularism and religion. This monograph describes the politico-religious landscape in Turkey and evaluates how the balance between secular and religious forces has changed over the past decade
Encouraging trade and foreign direct investment in Ukraine by Keith Crane( )

13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph presents an analysis of the current environment for foreign trade and investment in Ukraine and a set of policy proposals that would serve to expand foreign trade and attract more foreign direct investment in Ukraine, especially with respect to the United States
Turkey as a U.S. security partner by F. Stephen Larrabee( )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strains in U.S.-Turkish have grown since the end of the Cold War. Divergences have been particularly visible in policy toward the Middle East. As a result, Turkey is likely to be an increasingly difficult and less predictable partner in the future
Troubled partnership : U.S.-Turkish relations in an era of global geopolitical change by F. Stephen Larrabee( )

12 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 1,957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A strong security partnership with Turkey has been an important element of U.S. policy for the last five decades. However, in the last few years, U.S.-Turkish relations have seriously deteriorated, and today they are badly in need of repair. The arrival of a new administration in Washington presents an important opportunity to put Washington's relations with Ankara on a firmer footing. Turkey plays a critical role in four areas of increasing strategic importance to the United States: the Balkans, Central Asia and the Caucasus, the Middle East, and the Persian Gulf. In each of these areas, Ankara's cooperation is vital to achieving U.S. policy objectives
NATO and the challenges of austerity by F. Stephen Larrabee( )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the coming decade, NATO faces growing fiscal austerity and declining defense budgets. This study analyzes the impact of planned defense budget cuts on the capabilities of seven European members of NATO -- the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and Poland -- that together represent more than 80 percent of NATO Europe's defense spending. The result of the anticipated cuts and future financial constraints is that the capacity of the major European powers to project military power will be highly constrained: The air, land, and sea forces of key U.S. European allies are rapidly reaching the point at which they can perform only one moderate-sized operation at a time and will be hard-pressed to meet the rotation requirements of a protracted, small-scale irregular warfare mission. Power projection and sustainment of significant forces outside Europe's immediate neighborhood will be particularly difficult. The authors discuss these challenges in a strategic context, including the operational and planning weaknesses exposed by NATO's intervention in Libya in 2011, and make recommendations for U.S. policy with regard to NATO."--Page 4 of cover
Turkish-Iranian relations in a changing Middle East by F. Stephen Larrabee( )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turkish-Iranian cooperation has visibly intensified in recent years, thanks in part to Turkish energy needs and Iran's vast oil and natural gas resources. However, Turkey and Iran tend to be rivals rather than close partners. While they may share certain economic and security interests, especially regarding the Kurdish issue, their interests are at odds in many areas across the Middle East. Turkey's support for the opposition in Syria, Iran's only true state ally in the Middle East, is one example. Iraq has also become a field of growing competition between Turkey and Iran. Iran's nuclear program has been a source of strain and divergence in U.S.-Turkish relations. However, the differences between the United States and Turkey regarding Iran's nuclear program are largely over tactics, not strategic goals. Turkey's main fear is that Iran's acquisition of nuclear arms could lead to a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. This, in turn, could increase pressure on the Turkish government to consider developing its own nuclear weapon capability. U.S. and Turkish interests have become more convergent since the onset of the Syrian crisis. However, while U.S. and Turkish interests in the Middle East closely overlap, they are not identical. Thus, the United States should not expect Turkey to follow its policy toward Iran unconditionally. Turkey has enforced United Nations sanctions against Iran but, given Ankara's close energy ties toTehran, may be reluctant to undertake the harshest measures against Iran
NATO's Mediterranean initiative : policy issues and dilemmas by Ian O Lesser( )

13 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since 1989, NATO has concentrated most of its energy on enlargement to Eastern Europe and internal adaptation; the Mediterranean has received only sporadic attention. However, in the coming decades, the Mediterranean region is likely to become more important--real security problems may be on the Alliance's Southern periphery--in the Balkans, the Mediterranean, and the Caucasus. In addition, the expansion of the Barcelona process will force NATO to play a more active role in the Mediterranean. As the European Union (EU) becomes more deeply involved in the Mediterranean region, Mediterranean issues will increasingly become part of the European security agenda--and invariably part of NATO's agenda as well. This will make close coordination between the EU and NATO in the Mediterranean more necessary and require the two organizations to work out a more explicit division of labor. The increasing importance of such issues as drug trafficking, terrorism, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction will also thrust Mediterranean issues more forcefully onto the NATO agenda. This report discusses these issues in the context of past and present Mediterranean initiatives; in the context of dialogues with such non-NATO member countries as Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Mauritania, Morocco, and Tunisia; and with a view toward what the nature and content of the NATO policy regarding the Mediterranean should be and how it can be most effectively implemented
The future of Turkish-Western relations : toward a strategic plan by Zalmay Khalilzad( )

7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the European Union's Helsinki Summit in December 1999, Turkey was declared a candidate for EU membership. But European and U.S. stakes in Turkey continue to evolve in today's post-Cold War era, influenced in no small part by Turkey's geopolitical position as a "pivotal state." The United States is concerned with Turkish support for U.S. freedom of action in key regions, and Turkey wants to ensure that it will have EU and U.S. assistance in managing its own regional challenges. MR-1241-SRF explores the significance of (1) the rise of Turkish nationalism and greater sensitivity to sovereignty issues; (2) the polarization of traditional and modern elements in Turkish society; and (3) the emergence of a dynamic private sector, which offers a new constellation of interlocutors in relations with the United States and Europe. These and other factors will play a large role as Turkey revises and redefines its foreign and security policies in the coming years. The authors offer an agenda for closer strategic cooperation in the U.S.-Turkish-European triangle
The Ukrainian crisis and European security : implications for the United States and U.S. Army by F. Stephen Larrabee( )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vladimir Putin's decision to annex Crimea and attempt to destabilize eastern Ukraine have sparked widespread concern among Western policymakers that Russia has embarked on a confrontational national security policy that could have far-reaching implications for Russia's relations with the United States and for European stability. The annexation of Crimea challenges two basic assumptions underlying U.S. policy toward Europe in the post-Cold War era: (1) that Europe is essentially stable and secure, thereby freeing the United States to focus greater attention on other areas, particularly Asia and the Middle East, and (2) that Russia had become more of a partner than an adversary. The annexation of Crimea and attempt to destabilize eastern Ukraine suggests that both these assumptions need to be revisited because Russia can hardly be viewed as a partner. The requirement that NATO may now have to build a much more robust deterrence and defense posture in Eastern Europe would require the Army and the Air Force to revisit their planning assumptions that have minimized U.S. military commitments to the region since the end of the Cold War
Russia and the West After the Ukrainian Crisis : European Vulnerabilities to Russian Pressures by F. Stephen Larrabee( )

6 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the wake of Russia's annexation of Crimea and continued aggression in eastern Ukraine, the rest of Europe has been forced to reassess its approach to a regional security environment previously thought to be stable and relatively benign. This report analyzes the vulnerability of European states to various possible forms of Russian influence, pressure, and intimidation and examines four areas of potential European vulnerability: military, trade and investment, energy, and politics. We find that European countries differ widely in their vulnerability to possible Russian actions. Whereas the states in southern or western parts of Europe have some economic vulnerability, Northern and Central European states have greater exposure to Russian actions due to their proximity to Russia, their history of recent domination by the Soviet Union, and, in some cases, the continuing legacies of the Soviet empire. Energy represents a lesser source of vulnerability for Europe than is generally perceived. If Russia were to halt oil exports to Europe, Europe could easily import oil from other suppliers. European countries could also find alternative measures if Russia were to interrupt flows of gas, although a few smaller economies would be less resilient than larger ones. Finally, Russia could try to exploit the political vulnerabilities of a number of countries, from Russian minorities issues in the Baltic states to the rise of populist parties in the rest of Europe"--Publisher's description
America and Europe : a partnership for a new era( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Two German states and European security( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays examines the relationship between West Germany and the German Democratic Republic in terms of economics and politics. The problems caused by the division of Germany in relation to European and international defence policies are also discussed
Conventional arms control and East-West security by Institute for East-West Security Studies( Book )

14 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The volatile powder keg : Balkan security after the Cold War by F. Stephen Larrabee( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Persian Gulf security--improving allied military contributions by Richard Sokolsky( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unless America's European allies shoulder more of the responsibility for defending common Western interests both within and outside Europe, NATO's future and American's continuing engagement in Europe could be jeopardized. The challenge facing the United States and its European allies is to forge a broader and more equal U.S.-European strategic partnership that calls for the European allies to participate in joint military operations outside Europe when common Western interests are threatened. Accordingly, this book addresses several key questions: Will America's European allies be able to muster the political will and military capabilities to project significant military force to help defend the Persian Gulf? How much military force can our European allies contribute today and in the future to Persian Gulf contingencies? Under what circumstances can the United States rely on allied force contributions? What are the implications of allied force contributions in the Persian Gulf for U.S. defense planning and force requirements? Can Europe become a more equal partner in defending common Western interests that go beyond peacekeeping and crisis management in Europe? In answering these questions, the authors lay out a practical and realistic blueprint for securing improved European force contributions to Persian Gulf security that appears well within the allies' political, financial, and military means
Balkan security by F. Stephen Larrabee( Book )

11 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East European security after the Cold War by F. Stephen Larrabee( Book )

11 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eastern Europe's security environment has become increasingly uncertain and unstable since 1989. What has transpired in Eastern Europe with the disintegration of the former USSR, the crisis in Yugoslavia, and the breakup on Czechoslovakia is the unraveling of the political arrangements established after World War I.A host of new ethnic and territorial issues has resulted that could seriously destabilize Eastern Europe and undermine efforts to create a stable, new security order in Europe. This study focuses on the external dimensions of security in Eastern Europe, as follows: current East European security and threat perceptions; attitudes and policy toward NATO and East European prospects for NATO membership; Eastern Europe's evolving relations with the European Community and the Western European Union; efforts at regional and subregional cooperation; Germany's role in Eastern Europe; France's policy toward Eastern Europe; Russia's policy and future role in the region; the implications for U.S. policy; and the issue of U.S. leadership
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Encouraging trade and foreign direct investment in Ukraine
The Middle East in the shadow of Afghanistan and IraqTurkish foreign policy in an age of uncertaintyThe rise of political Islam in TurkeyEncouraging trade and foreign direct investment in UkraineTurkey as a U.S. security partnerTroubled partnership : U.S.-Turkish relations in an era of global geopolitical changeNATO's Mediterranean initiative : policy issues and dilemmasThe future of Turkish-Western relations : toward a strategic plan
Alternative Names
Larrabee, F. S. 1944-

Larrabee, F. Stephen.

Larrabee, F. Stephen 1944-

Larrabee, Frederick Stephen

Larrabee, Frederick Stephen 1944-

Larrabee Stephen

Larrabee, Stephen 1944-

إف. ستيفن لارابي، 1944-

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