Has 'old Europe' gone too far? French arrogance boosts US.
Blix report attacks Saddam. Aznar warns against 'gift' to Iraq. Now, along with the rest of us, Mr Kagan has the chance to watch how his theory works in practice.
Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order (book review)
Then the area is full of oil so there are vital interests at stake. And finally this is a preventive war, which occupies a very nebulous place in international law. For most Americans that's not necessarily a big issue. For most Europeans it is. The resulting crisis, argues Mr Kagan, has imposed a steep learning curve on politicians either side of the Atlantic.
I don't think the Europeans have known what the Americans were going to do and vice versa. At one point [before Christmas] I think the Europeans were convinced that Colin Powell had 'won' and that Bush had been deterred from moving towards war and roped in to diplomacy. The confusion and the misunderstandings on both sides revealed just how far apart the world views had become.
Tony Blair, of course, has proved to be an unusual European, and a would-be conciliator across the transatlantic divide. But Mr Kagan is sceptical of claims that Britain, backed by Spain and much of eastern Europe, can lead a coalition closer to Washington than Paris when it comes to the War on Terror.
A Bear Armed with a Gun
But I'm not persuaded that Britain is really so different from the rest of Europe. Look at the demonstrations and look at the views in Blair's own party. They're not exactly united around their agreement with the US on Iraq. As draft resolutions from Washington and London and counter-proposals from Paris continue to be circulated at the United Nations headquarters in New York, Mr Kagan has become fascinated with Mr Blair's lonely role, mediating between Mars and Venus.
From his State Department days, he remembers Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher as "peas in a pod" on almost every subject. The Blair-Bush axis he finds much more extraordinary. I understand the way Bush is. He's an extremely normal product of American culture.
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Knopf, New York, First Edition. A second-hand copy with no damage to the dust jacket, no damage to the book. Only pages long, the book argues that this is time to stop pretending that the Europeans and Americans share a common view of the world, or even that they occupy the same world. Europe is turning away from pallor, or to put it a little differently, it is moving beyond power into a self-contained world of laws and rules and transnational negotiation and cooperation.
Meanwhile the United States remains mired in history, exercising power in anarchic Hobbesian world of international laws and rules are unreliable and where true security and defence and promotion of liberal order still depend on the possession and use of military might. Please refer to accompanying picture s.
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