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Steinberg, James

Overview
Works: 28 works in 74 publications in 2 languages and 3,695 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: AS36, 327.73
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Most widely held works by James Steinberg
Difficult transitions : foreign policy troubles at the outset of presidential power by Kurt M Campbell( Book )

10 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gives an overview of presidential transitions in foreign policy including case studies of prominent episodes. Pinpoints causes of fiascos--writing off previous administrations' policies and failing to appreciate differences between campaign promises and policy realities. Provides a road map to help new administrations steer clear of the land mines ahead"--Provided by publisher
Strategic reassurance and resolve : U.S - China relations in the twenty-first century by James Steinberg( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After forty years of largely cooperative Sino-US relations, policymakers, politicians, and pundits on both sides of the Pacific see growing tensions between the United States and China. Some go so far as to predict a future of conflict, driven by the inevitable rivalry between an established and a rising power, and urge their leaders to prepare now for a future showdown. Others argue that the deep economic interdependence between the two countries and the many areas of shared interests will lead to more collaborative relations in the coming decades. In this book, James Steinberg and Michael O'Hanlon stake out a third, less deterministic position. They argue that there are powerful domestic and international factors, especially in the military and security realms, that could well push the bilateral relationship toward an arms race and confrontation, even though both sides will be far worse off if such a future comes to pass. They contend that this pessimistic scenario can be confidently avoided only if China and the United States adopt deliberate policies designed to address the security dilemma that besets the relationship between a rising and an established power. The authors propose a set of policy proposals to achieve a sustainable, relatively cooperative relationship between the two nations, based on the concept of providing mutual strategic reassurance in such key areas as nuclear weapons and missile defense, space and cyber operations, and military basing and deployments, while also demonstrating strategic resolve to protect vital national interests, including, in the case of the United States, its commitments to regional allies."
Civil-military relations and national security thinking in Czechoslovakia : a conference report by Thomas S Szayna( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Report analyzes the discussions between Czechoslovak and U.S. government officials and security experts during a workshop on "Civil-Military Relations and the Development of National Security Policy in the United States and the Czech and Slovak Federal Republic (CSFR)" held in Prague, CSFR, on May 5-7, 1991. The workshop was devoted to the issues of civilian-military relations and national security policy in the new, post-Communist Czechoslovakia. Throughout Eastern Europe, civilian-military relations are undergoing fundamental changes as the new civilian officials assert control over military establishments previously controlled by ruling Communist parties. In the Czechoslovak case, the deep antimilitary outlook prevalent in the society, the ethnic conflict that has the potential to break the state apart, the ambivalence of some of the current top officials toward the military as a component of security policy, and the brevity of the transition from a Communist to a democratic system further complicate the process. The central conclusion from the workshop is that the Czechoslovak military has evolved greatly toward a genuine state institution since the political changes in late 1989. However, Czechoslovak officials look to the United States and other Western nations for help in training personnel, both uniformed military and civilian security experts. Such help ensures the continued successful transformation of the Czechoslovak military. The workshop occurred before the August 1991 coup that marked the end of Communist dictatorship in the former USSR. As a result, the sense of unease about instability and potential spillover of ethnic strife from the Ukraine into Slovakia has probably increased. These developments are bound to motivate Czechoslovak officials to continue to further institutionalize the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) and to attain security guarantees through membership in Western security organizations
The role of European institutions in security after the Cold War : some lessons from Yugoslavia by James Steinberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and the drawing down of the Cold War have raised the profile of long-suppressed sources of instability in Central and Eastern Europe, renewing interest in the role of European security institutions in addressing non-East-West conflicts. This Note examines the experience of European institutions, the European Community (EC), Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe, Western European Union, and NATO, in the Yugoslavia crisis. It also considers the relationship between these organizations and the United Nations, which began to play a more significant role in the crisis in the autumn of 1991. The author reviews the evolution of the principal elements of Europe's new security architecture, and describes the actions of the various institutions in responding to the Yugoslavia conflict from the declarations of independence by Slovenia and Croatia on June 25, 1991, until January 1, 1992. The author derives five lessons about future European crises: (1) outside military force plays a limited role, (2) economic leverage is important, (3) institutions for collective decisionmaking are valuable and there are limits to consensus, (4) intervention must take place early, and (5) multiple institutions with overlapping responsibilities present both opportunities and risks
Political and economic issues within the alliance : the future of burdensharing and the southern region by James Steinberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burdensharing has always been a contentious issue within NATO. As background to an understanding of possible burdensharing problems in NATO's fifth decade, this report briefly reviews some of the traditional sources of burdensharing disputes within the Alliance. It then examines how recent developments in East-West and West-West relations are likely to transform the burdensharing debate in the future. The authors assess ways the general trends that are now emerging might affect Alliance relations. Finally, they examine the influence of those forces on NATO's southern region
The evolution of the European economy : implications for transatlantic relations by Charles A Cooper( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ever since the creation of NATO and the launching of the Marshall Plan after World War II, the United States has been the dominant voice in the transatlantic community. Recently, however, both the security and economic dimensions of U.S. leadership have begun to erode. This erosion, coupled with a more integrated and stronger European economy, has led to a realignment of the transatlantic relationship. The prospects for U.S. growth in the next decade are uncertain, while the outlook on the other side of the Atlantic is for a relatively more prosperous Europe with several more countries at or near U.S. levels of per capita income. Economic disparities within Europe will decrease, and political and economic integration both within the European Community (EC) and between EC and non-EC countries in Europe will increase substantially. Europe will play a more assertive role in economic issues. Unilateral U.S. leadership in international economic and financial matters cannot be sustained, and continued U.S. leadership in the liberalization of global trade is unlikely. The political and economic changes in Europe will also force a change in the U.S.-European security relationship. The integration of the European defense industry will also affect transatlantic relations. The authors suggest that U.S. acceptance of a more balanced partnership with Europe, in return for Europe's willingness to overcome parochial preoccupations in economic affairs, would lay the basis for a new partnership in the transatlantic community
Five models for European security : implications for the United States by Nanette C Gantz( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Note assesses five alternative security models that could emerge in the next 5-10 years in terms of how well they meet the U.S. objective of transnational stability in Europe. The Note finds that of the five models proposed, the overlapping security institutions model does best, because it preserves a political and military role for the United States, creates alternative links for U.S. involvement in Europe beyond NATO, demonstrates U.S. willingness to adapt to a stronger European role in security arrangements, and maintains flexibility to move to a number of different security models. The Note recommends that the United States develop a credible rationale for maintaining an integrated military command like NATO, encourage the expansion of the Western European Union's role as a bridge between NATO and the European Community, support the process of European economic and political integration, and encourage the use of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe as a pan-European forum for addressing the security concerns of the newly emerging democracies in the East
Overlapping institutions, underinsured security : the evolution of the post-Cold War security order by James Steinberg( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the end of the Cold War, the bipolar European political and security institutions which underpinned it have struggled to adapt to new security challenges. The process has been shaped by four key factors: the U.S. desire to maintain a significant role for NATO; the impact of German unification; the need for an enhanced pan-European organization to reflect the end of Europe's east-west division; and the emergence of new sources of conflict, especially ethnic and national conflict. This evolution has followed four principal lines: adaptation of NATO, movement toward deepening and enlarging the European Community (EC), institutionalization of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE) and growing international willingness to intervene in nations' internal affairs. Nonetheless, these changes have been inadequate to address effectively Europe's emerging sources of instability. Policy makers need guidelines for further adaptation. The paper proposes nine policy recommendations for developing the roles and responsibilities of the United Nations, CSCE, NATO, the EC and the WEU, as well as an enhanced institutional link between the EC and the United States, in order to enhance European stability in the future
The evolution of the U.S. role in Europe by James Steinberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper reviews the nature of the U.S. role in Europe in the post-World War II period and examines the impact on that relationship of the startling changes of 1989 and 1990 in Central and Eastern Europe. Focusing primarily on the unfolding policy debate in the United States, the author analyzes the military, political, and economic implications of four basic views of the situation: (1) the continuing Soviet menace, (2) the dangers of an isolated Soviet Union, (3) the German "loose cannon," and (4) 1914 revisited. While the author concludes that the U.S. role in Europe may diminish in the future, he emphasizes that the extent of the decline may not be great. Given the shift of dominant concerns from security to a balanced relationship among equals, the author foresees a strong bond between the United States and Europe into the next century
Integration and security in an all-European order by James Steinberg( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glass half full? : rebalance, reassurance, and resolve in the U.S.-China strategic relationship by Michael E O'Hanlon( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S.-China relationship has not always been smooth, but since Richard Nixon's opening in the early 1970s, the two countries have evolved a relationship that has been generally beneficial to both parties. Economic engagement and a diplomatic partnership together with robust trade and investment relations, among other activities, have meant a peaceful context for reform and China's rise, helping to lift millions of Chinese out of poverty and giving the PRC incentive to work within the U.S.-led global order. The logic of the relationship, however, is now open to serious debate on both sides of the Pacific. After a period of American preoccupation with the Middle East, President Obama attempted a rebalancing of U.S. interests toward the Asia-Pacific region. With the Trump administration in office, the U.S.-China relationship appears to be at a crossroads: does it continue to focus on constructive engagement and managing differences, or prepare for a new era of rivalry and conflict? Here, following up on their 2014 book, Strategic Reassurance and Resolve, the authors provide a more balanced assessment of the current state of relations and suggest measures that could help stabilize the security relationship, without minimizing the very real problems that both Beijing and Washington must address. The authors are hopeful, but are also under no illusions about the significance of the challenges now posed to the bilateral relationship, as well as regional order, by the rise of China and the responses of America together with its allies
Elusive partnership : U.S. and European policies in the Near East and the Gulf by Rita Hauser( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This paper discusses how the European Union differs with the Bush administration on Israel, Iraq, and Iran
The new national security strategy and preemption by Michael E O'Hanlon( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hard choices : national security and the war on terrorism by Ivo H Daalder( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elective partnership : salvaging transatlantic relations by James Steinberg( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Policy and principles : the Clinton administration's approach by James Steinberg( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Difficult transitions foreign policy troubles at the outset of presidential power by Kurt M Campbell( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Gives an overview of presidential transitions in foreign policy including case studies of prominent episodes. Pinpoints causes of fiascos--writing off previous administrations' policies and failing to appreciate differences between campaign promises and policy realities. Provides a road map to help new administrations steer clear of the land mines ahead"--Provided by publisher
Rethinking security arrangements in Europe by Rand Corporation( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Note analyzes the implications for Western security policy of the momentous changes taking place in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union. It discusses the ongoing changes in Eastern Europe, the Soviet Union, and the European Community, and why they are making the existing security regime obsolete and inadequate. It then describes a suggested new security architecture designed to facilitate the removal of all Soviet forces from Eastern Europe and the reduction of NATO forces to well below present levels, to encourage the evolution of NATO into a primarily political association, to remove security-related external barriers to the unification of Germany, and to encourage the development of independent, democratic governments in Eastern Europe. It addresses the implications of the asymmetrical geo-strategic positions in Europe for the United States and the Soviet Union, and suggests why the new architecture is better designed than present arrangements to handle a possible policy reversal in the Soviet Union
The use of preventive force as an element of US national strategy by James Steinberg( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons from Bosnia by Rand Corporation( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first seminar is on Bosnia. Its purpose is to take a retrospective look at the crisis by people who have favored a different international and U.S. policy than the one pursued so far, and to identify the crossroads at which a different policy might have produced a better result for Bosnia and the region
 
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James Steinberg Amerikaans diplomaat

James Steinberg amerikansk diplomat

James Steinberg diplomate américain

James Steinberg diplomático estadounidense

James Steinberg US-amerikanischer Politiker, Vizeaußenminister

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Steinberg, J. B.

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Steinberg, James B. (James Braidy)

Steinberg, James Braidy.

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جيمس شتاينبرغ دبلوماسي أمريكي

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