Why NATO should double-down on Georgian membership

By |julij 9th, 2018|accession, common defence, defence, Defence Union, Georgia, Nato, News, Russia, security and defence cooperation, Western Balkans|

When NATO leaders meet in Brussels this week they should have Georgia on their minds, write Amanda Paul and Ana Andguladze.

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EU takes step towards closer defence cooperation

By |november 13th, 2017|Defence policy, defence spending, Defence Union, France, Germany, News, permanent structured cooperation, pesco|

The EU will move towards closer defence ties Monday (13 November) with more than 20 states signing a landmark pact that aims to boost cooperation after Brexit and counteract Russian pressure.

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EU moves to ensure smooth military transport across the bloc

By |november 10th, 2017|Defence Union, EU defence, News, pesco, Violeta Bulc|

The European Commission adopted on Friday (10 November) a roadmap aimed at removing barriers for the smooth transport of military troops and gear inside the bloc, as part of efforts to create the European defence union.

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EU defence policy ready for psychiatric treatment

By |marec 22nd, 2017|Defence Union, Erasmus, military budget, Nato, News|

Calls for a more militarised Europe have grown and grown, while the EU Council recently concluded that “Europe must commit additional resources” to defence. But increasing military expenditure is not the way forward, warn Bram Vranken and Laëtitia Sédou.

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European defence and the Eurocorps model

By |marec 21st, 2017|common defence, CSDP, Defence policy, Defence Union, EU army, European army, News, Rome summit|

Today it is clear that a robust European Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) is a must, and the time to enhance it has come, writes Lieutenant General Alfredo Ramirez.

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Opinion leaders identify seven pillars for ‘better’ EU action

By |marec 20th, 2017|asylum policy, Brexit, civil society, Defence Union, Eurozone, future of EU, Jean-Claude Juncker, Migration, multilingualism, News, sustainability, white paper future of Europe|

CIVICO-Europa, an informal group set up by opinion leaders and later supported by politicians, presented today (20 March) a manifesto for the future of Europe, based on “doing much better together”, rather than the traditional way of “doing more”.

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Deeper EU defence cooperation benefits governments and citizens

By |marec 13th, 2017|Defence Union, military budget, Nato, News|

Long treated as a marginal aspect of the European Union’s wider Common and Security Policy, defence has emerged as a top priority on the European agenda. Successive EU and member state initiatives in 2016 have catapulted defence to centre-stage, writes Jorge Domecq.

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Romania and Germany increase defence cooperation

By |marec 10th, 2017|Dacian Cioloş, defence budget, Defence Union, Germany, Nato, News, Romania, The Netherlands|

Romania’s armed forces could be bolstered by 272 new armoured personnel carriers this year, under a significant defence deal brokered with Germany. EURACTIV Romania reports.

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