nov 18 - GEOG 391 Nov 18 Corrections Size of Russian economy > Belgium economy Iraq War 2003 In Europe there were mass demonstrations vs war Division

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GEOG 391 Nov 18 Corrections: Size of Russian economy > Belgium economy Iraq War 2003 In Europe, there were mass demonstrations vs war Division within Europe: Some gov’t in Europe supported war because they were strong allies with USA Many others in Europe were strongly anti-war Habberman & Derrida (German and French eminent figures) o wrote a manifesto that addressed what Europe should do o How Europe is different from USA & what implications does this have in the world o After manifesto, there were lots of responses (many criticism & some support) Smith’s article : thinks about Europe in relation to events in North Africa & Arab spring Stereotypes: o Tensions arise from stereotypes o i.e. Iraq War, 2 nd Iraq War: French fries -> freedom fries o American’s stereotypes on Europeans: decadent, chocolate eaters, arrogant (wealth & sophisticated), feminine, 2003: French wine was poured down in the gutter, ungrateful for Americans’ contribution in WW2 o European stereotypes on Americans: naïve stereotypes play a role in building tensions & influence trans-Atlantic relationships

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