Explains when and why a great power would choose to cooperate with smaller states via regional cooperation forums rather than in a bilateral setting.
This book offers a conceptual framework that explains when and why a great power would choose to cooperate with smaller states via regional cooperation forums rather than in a bilateral setting.
1. Introduction; 2. What Explains Strategy Choice? The Theoretical Framework; 3. The Rise and Fall of the Pacific Pact: American Policy Toward Early Postwar Security Arrangements in Asia; 4. From 'United Action' to the Manila Pact: The Eisenhower Administration and Regional Security in Europe: A Cooperative Perspective; 5. To NAT and Beyond: US Policy Toward Regional Security in Europe: A Comparative Perspective; 6. American Strategies for the Revival of Postwar Japanese Trade During the Truman and Eisenhower Administrations; 7. US Policy Concerning Foreign Aid to Asia: From Truman to Johnson; 8. American Strategies for European Economic Recover: The Marshall Plan in a Comparative Perspective; 9. Wither America's Regional Stategy? Implications for Post-Cold War Policies.