East-West strategic trade. COCOM, and the Atlantic alliance by Gary K. Bertsch

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  • United States.,
  • Europe.


  • East-West trade.,
  • Technology transfer.,
  • Export controls -- United States.,
  • Export controls -- Europe.

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Statementby Gary K. Bertsch.
SeriesThe Atlantic papers,, no. 49, Atlantic papers (Paris, France) ;, no. 49.
LC ClassificationsHF1411 .B456 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. ;
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3280335M
LC Control Number83204600

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bertsch, Gary K. East-West strategic trade. COCOM, and the Atlantic alliance. Paris: Atlantic Institute for International. East-West Trade and the East-West strategic trade. COCOM Alliance. Editors (view affiliations) David A. Baldwin; Helen V.

East-West strategic trade. COCOM Search within book. Front Matter. Pages and the Atlantic alliance book Pages The Western Alliance, GATT and East-West Trade. James Mayall. Pages Soviet Responses to Western Trade Policies.

Philip Hanson. Pages The International Law of. Gary K. Bertsch, East—West Strategic Trade, CoCom and the Atlantic Alliance, Paris: Atlantic Institute for International Affairs () pp.

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COCOM, and the Atlantic alliance by Gary K Bertsch. COCOM stands for Coordinating Committee on East-West Trade (also Combatant Commander and 17 more) What is the abbreviation for Coordinating Committee on East-West Trade.

The Fletcher Forum (Winter ). Describes the differing perspec- tives and national styles of the CoCom members and argues that they have reduced the effectiveness of CoCom.

Explores ways to revitalize the effort. Bertsch, Gary K. East-West Strategic Trade, COCOM and the Atlantic Alliance. Atlantic Papers no. Hoping to improve the level of discussion on the always contentious issues of East-West trade, two Columbia University professors brought together a number of scholars in different fields from several countries.

Their analyses are sober and their conclusions for future policy thoughtful and cautious. National Security and Technology Transfer: The Strategic Dimensions of East-West Trade, coeditor (coeditor with John McIntyre) and contributor, (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, ).

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The dramatic changes in the Euro-Atlantic strategic landscape brought by the end of the Cold War were reflected in the Alliance's Strategic Concept. This practice, part of trade aversion in the Soviet bloc, meant that East-West trade within Europe never reached its pre-war significance, though COCOM restrictions may have contributed to that, too.

Uri Noi’s short contribution relies extensively on newly opened archives in. "American Export Control Policy: Lessons from the Reagan Administration," in East-West Trade and the Atlantic Alliance, edited by David A.

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File Size: 66KB. In March the Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls (COCOM), which for 45 years controlled weapons and weapons-related trade with the Soviet region, ceased to exist.

Introduction: East-West Trade and the Cold War as a Research Topic1 ”But we must remember a crucial fact: East and West do not mistrust each other because we are armed; we are armed because we mistrust each other.” Ronald Reagan in his speech Tear.

These Soviet policies—not Western strategic controls—were the main causes of the low level of East-West trade as compared with prewar. Stalin, shortly before his death, made it clear that he welcomed the establishment of a divided trade world—he saw it as a boon to communism and a blow to the non-Communist nations.

He is the author of numerous books and monographs, including East-West Strategic [Show full abstract] Trade, COCOM and the Atlantic Alliance (Paris: The Atlantic Institute for International. The book, which is based on research in American and British archives, presents new evidence to suggest that Anglo-American relations in East-West trade were characterized by friction and conflict as the two countries clashed over divergent commercial and strategic perceptions of the Soviet Union.

East-west trade and technology transfer: the west's search for consensus ANGELA The United States and its partners have often disagreed over the economics and politics of east-west trade relations, but in the past few years this issue has played an unprecedentedly divisive role in the politics of the western alliance.

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The book has an introduction by Ruud Lubbers who, as the Dutch Prime Minister, played the key role in initiating the Energy Charter. Although Western European countries joined COCOM to combat the Soviet Union’s rising military threat and prevented themselves from being cut off from the USA’s foreign assistance, these countries were also reliant on the raw materials exported from Eastern European countries.

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The end of the Cold War era invites a strategic shift in the economic as well as the military posture of the United States. Pluralism in the former Eastern bloc means that the East-West conflict ceases to be the defining strategic reality. Moreover, the coming of age of Western Europe and Japan signals a new pluralism of economic power in the West.

As seen from the British side, and from the Foreign Office in particular, it was as if the Atlantic ‘special relationship’ was reproduced on a smaller scale over the North Sea. Conveniently enough, the senior partner was now Britain, with the Scandinavians—in the British view—claiming a role similar to Britain’s in the Atlantic model.

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We need to restore COCOM, the Coordinating Committee on Multilateral Export Controls. This was an alliance-wide, NATO-wide effort (but it included Japan) to ensure that one ally did not undercut another ally by selling technologies to the Soviet Bloc.

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More recently, Italians have resented the McCarran Act and the effects on their economy of the Battle Act and the US-sponsored COCOM restrictions on East-West trade.

The strong neutralist sentiment in Italy has been consistently and skillfully exploited by the large Communist Party and its ally, the Italian Socialist Party led by Pietro Nenni. EWC Graduate Degree Fellowship.

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September 9, Third, U.S. policy needs to put all strategic trade issues under one roof. The administration of the export control system is now scattered among several agencies but dominated by the military. within the Atlantic alliance, and it was disquieting to foresee the disarray of an unravelled West confronted with the disciplined representatives of Eastern Europe.

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Note: The Soviet Union's bid to join the GATT as an observer was approved by the GATT board meeting held in May Note: A European currency set on the basis of EC member nations' weighted average.

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