Atlanticism

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Atlanticism

advocacy of close cooperation in military, political, and economic matters between Western Europe, esp the UK and the US
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While the Atlanticists have been important for initiating the program, the Gaullists became the dominant coalition with the subsystem.
This specific information is relevant for both Atlanticists and Gaullists, as it is not directly concerned with the competing general beliefs.
For example, he identifies Theodore Roosevelt and Elihu Root as Atlanticists but offers no explanation for the use of the term.
And here am I, told by the pro-Europeans to give up on America and the Atlanticists to forget about Europe.
Since Spain pulled out of Iraq and aligned itself more with France and Germany in the EU than with the Atlanticists, Britain cares a lot less about the sensitivities of the Spanish claim on Gibraltar and sent not only the Foreign Secretary to the celebrations, but the First Sea Lord as well, to give it a proper military flavour.
A hard look at the facts reveals a more critical tone, a more complex mix of emotions, and some degree of exasperation in Europe--even from those who consider themselves staunch Atlanticists.
Before going any further, analysts of the quick turn of events in the Middle East are advised to examine the reasons why Europe's anger at the US has reached a boiling point, and why even the Atlanticists among British politicians like Baroness Williams are warning against the Bush administration causing a "new world disorder".
NATO has been operating behind the curve on Asia, in the opinion of key Atlanticists.
The year of 2009 was an annus horribilis as far as Atlanticists were concerned.
The Atlanticists, epitomized by Andrei Kozyrev and his adherents in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, maintained that Russia's democratization, socioeconomic transformation, and integration into Western civilization and international institutions depended on the West's goodwill and support.
He acknowledged the Atlanticist approach to be "rational, pragmatic, and natural: that's where the credits are, that's where the aid is, and that's where the advanced technology is," but warned that a policy of pragmatism unleavened "by a healthy idealism will most likely degenerate into cynicism.