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Lithuanian New Foreign Policy (2004–2009)
Lithuanian New Foreign Policy (2004–2009)

Author(s): Krzysztof Buchowski
Subject(s): Diplomatic history, Political history, Recent History (1900 till today), Transformation Period (1990 - 2010)
Published by: Instytut Historii im. Tadeusza Manteuffla Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Keywords: George W. Bush; Valdas Adamkus; Lithuanian foreign policy; Lithuanian-Polish relations; Russia; Lithuania;

Summary/Abstract: The article describes Lithuania’s foreign policy in the years 2004–2009, i.e. during the second term of office of President Valdas Adamkus. The Lithuanian state was then implementing a concept called “new foreign policy”. It consisted in seeking support in the USA and strengthening co-operation with Poland. Its objective for Lithuania was to play the role of a regional centre, politically impacting upon the states of the former USSR.

  • Issue Year: 52/2017
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 183-207
  • Page Count: 25
  • Language: English