European defence: Old wine in new bottles?

By |februar 16th, 2018|Defence policy, European Defence Fund, European Defence Union, News, pesco|

Deeper defence cooperation within the EU via PESCO (permanent structured cooperation) was launched with great fanfare at the end of 2017. But only time will tell whether anything of substance will be achieved by PESCO, writes Nick Witney.

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France joins Commission in backing European Defence Union

By |junij 9th, 2017|European Defence Union, France, News, Pierre Moscovici, Sylvie Goulard|

France and the European Commission have thrown their weight behind a proposed European Defence Union, saying it was needed more than ever because Europe was no longer "a safe continent". EURACTIV France reports.

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Mogherini sees EU military HQ ‘within days’

By |maj 18th, 2017|CFSP, Defence policy, EU defence, EU military, European Defence Union, Federica Mogherini, News, United Kingdom|

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said Thursday (18 May) remaining differences over a planned military headquarters had been resolved and it could be formally launched in a few days.

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Security is risky card for Britain in Brexit talks, analysts say

By |marec 31st, 2017|Brexit, Brexit negotiations, Defence policy, EU counter-terrorism strategy, European Defence Community, European Defence Union, Hard Brexit, News, United Kingdom|

From sharing intelligence after terror attacks to pursuing cross-border criminals, security is a potential bargaining chip for Britain in the Brexit negotiations – but one that must be played carefully, analysts say.

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