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Elvire Fabry

Elvire Fabry

Senior Research Fellow. EU External Action. Trade
Thomas  Pellerin-Carlin

Thomas Pellerin-Carlin

Research Fellow, European Energy and Defense Policy
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Europe Facing the Challenge of Its Defence: Between Realism and Responsibility
France and Germany: Spearheading a European Security and Defence Union?
The EU as a 3-D Power: Should Europe Spend More on Diplomacy, Development and Defence?
The EU and our collective security: stronger together!
EU security: a matter of political urgency
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Defense and Security

In order to avoid the risk of a strategic downgrade raised by the erosion of their military capacities, Europeans must undertake to work together more and to clarify the role of the armed forces outside the EU. Ensuring the EU’s security has become a major political challenge to which Member States cannot respond with unilateral measures, especially as the line between external and internal threats becomes blurred.
The Jacques Delors Institute strives to promote a compelling European vision that will more proactively build up a responsible and effective collective security system.

Where does CSDP fit in EU foreign policy?

Nick Witney, Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR — The Lisbon Treaty describes CSDP as ‘integral’ to Europe’s foreign policy. Yet European leaders’ actions belie any such belief. The EU has gone ‘missing in action’ in north Africa: ‘pooling ...

13/02/2013 Policy paper - Nick Witney

Strategic Priorities for EU Defence Policy

Daniel Keohane, Head of Strategic Affairs, FRIDE — If the EU is to have an effective foreign policy in the future, it will need a clear sense of its strategic priorities, and what it is prepared to do through its Common Security and Defence ...

13/02/2013 Policy paper - Daniel Keohane

Will Europeans ever agree on the use of military force?

Jan Techau, Director, Carnegie Europe — Europeans are not per se unwilling to use force to achieve political goals. They only seem to be unwilling to do so in the framework of the EU. The perceived absence of a shared threat, the differences in ...

13/02/2013 Policy paper - Jan Techau

The European Defence Industry's Future: How European?

Jean-Pierre Darnis, Senior Research Fellow, Deputy Head of the Security and Defence department, IAI — The contraction of domestic markets, with cuts and delays in military expenditure in both the EU Member States and the USA represents the main ...

13/02/2013 Policy paper - Jean Pierre Darnis

How can Europeans be considered seriously with lower hard security capacities?

We present a first series of policy papers, on European security, for the Think Global – Act European project (report available in March 2013). Thinking Strategically about the EU's external action, directed by Notre Europe - Jacques Delors ...

12/02/2013 Policy paper - Daniel Keohane, Jan Techau , Jean Pierre Darnis, Ronja Kempin and Nick Witney

EU defence capacities: maintaining credibility?

Notre Europe - Jacques Delors Institute presents the synthesis of the 3rd seminar of the project TGAE, which dealt with the issue of EU defence capacity and which took place in Paris on 24 October 2012.

11/12/2012 Synthesis - Elvire Fabry and Chiara Rosselli
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