Global collaboration through networks, alliances and consortia is a growing feature of the higher education landscape.Some of these alliances are bilateral arrangements such as the Warwick-Monash partnership.The European Union was founded in 1993 on the basis of the European Community, an economic alliance dating back to the 1950s.The Community was designed to tie European nations together to prevent a repeat of the Second World War and its associated human rights atrocities.If in the former the loss of British global power had led Portugal to seek new international partners, in the latter the importance of the British market for Portuguese exports forced Portugal to keep up with the United Kingdom as London navigated the maze of post-war European economic relations.
He had also looked up the Wikipedia entry for Ian Gow, the last British lawmaker to have been killed before Cox, in 1990, reports said.Despite a strong military alliance dating back decades, Ankara and Washington have been at odds for years now over the American cooperation with Kurds in Syria who are affiliated with separatist movements inside Turkey."The release of sensitive military information exposes Coalition forces to unnecessary risk and has the potential to disrupt ongoing operations to defeat ISIS," a Pentagon spokesman told RFE/RL, using an alternative acronym for IS. "While we cannot independently verify the sources that contributed to this story, we would be very concerned if officials from a NATO ally would purposefully endanger our forces by releasing sensitive information." "We have conveyed these concerns to the Government of Turkey," Rankine-Galloway said.Portugal’s economic and military cooperation with Ian Smith’s illegal regime in Rhodesia, which Great Britain tried to put paid to by a variety of means, underscored the extent to which Salazar’s New State regime had drifted away from Portugal’s traditional relationship with its oldest ally.What was true on the strategic plane did not necessarily apply, however, on the economic plane.However, from the late 1990s there has been an emergence of a growing number of alliances designed to achieve intended strategic goals.