European Security and Defense Policy: NATO's Companion or Competitor?

European Security and Defense Policy: NATO's Companion or Competitor?

by Robert E. Hunter, Donna Farley
     
 

The European Union's new European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP) is a major step toward full European integration, in parallel with progress toward a Common Foreign and Security Policy. The United States supports ESDP—but on the basis that it is created within NATO, separable but not separate from the Alliance, and drawing mainly on NATO's military assets.

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Overview

The European Union's new European Security and Defense Policy (ESDP) is a major step toward full European integration, in parallel with progress toward a Common Foreign and Security Policy. The United States supports ESDP—but on the basis that it is created within NATO, separable but not separate from the Alliance, and drawing mainly on NATO's military assets. This book tells the story of ESDP's relationship to NATO—and what must be done to ensure that the storehouse of European security is increased and transatlantic cohesion is preserved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780833031174
Publisher:
Rand Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
179
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.43(d)
Lexile:
1800L (what's this?)

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Tells the story of the European Union's new European Security and Defense Policy's relationship to NATO—and what must be done to ensure that the storehouse of European security is increased and transatlantic cohesion is preserved.

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