détente, comparing and tracking their interaction. He covers the period 1968-1982, using . In interpreting his material, Lippert addresses three main questions. In both narrative and interpretation Lippert offers a persuasive story. I have reservations about some of his conclusions, and the book has some weaknesses here and there. But it is a solid contribution to our understanding of a crucial part of Cold War history. One thing that clearly emerges is that Bonn's and Washington's approaches to Moscow were not coordinated.
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This book fills the gap by exploring the complex interweaving of East–West political and economic diplomacies in the pursuit of détente. The focus on German chancellor Willy Brandt’s Ostpolitik reveals how its success was rooted in the usage of energy trade and high tech exchanges with the Soviet Union. His policies and visions are contrasted with those of . President Richard Nixon and the.
This book fills the gap by exploring the complex interweaving of East-West political and economic diplomacies in the pursuit of détente. The focus on German chancellor Willy Brandt's Ostpolitik reveals how its success was rooted in the usage of energy trade and high tech exchanges with the Soviet Union.
The Economic Diplomacy of Ostpolitik: Origins of NATO's Energy Dilemma. By Werner D. Lippert. New York: Berghahn Books. Recommend this journal.
15 Lippert, The Economic Diplomacy of Ostpolitik: Origins of NATO's Energy Dilemma. 16 Angela Stent, From Embargo to Ostpolitik: Political Economy of West German-Soviet Relations, 1955-1980 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981). 13. Eventually, I will come to the conclusion that economics was the basis and the foundation of the Eastern policy moves, and one of the major reasons that the Federal Republic had the ability to pursue its policy while remaining an influential member of the Western Alliance.
However, Lippert praises the book for its careful examination of the second-level actors in the State Department and Foreign Ministry who pursued the policy of dynamic detente over successive. presidential administrations and changes in government. His most recent publication is The Economic Diplomacy of Ostpolitik: Origins of NATO’s Energy Dilemma. Luke A. Nichter is an Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University–Central Texas.
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Werner Lippert (PhD Vanderbilt University, 2005) is an expert on contemporary transatlantic history and United States foreign relations during the Cold War. Here, his major focus is on diplomatic, economic, and security aspects. In addition to working in these areas of specialization, he participates in the department’s social studies education program by teaching social studies education classes and supervising student teachers. His current publication is called The Economic Diplomacy of Ostpolitik: Origins of NATO’s Energy Dilemma.