TITLE

EU military operations: building up European defence

AUTHOR(S)
Bourlot, Pierre
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Défense Nationale et Sécurité Collective;aou2008, Vol. 64 Issue 8/9, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Almost ten years after the institutional launching of ESDP through the Amsterdam Treaty, the EU has already carried out five military operations. Of these, two are of special interest: EUFOR Althea and EUFOR Chad/CAR. The constructive difficulties that they highlight, on both the decision-making and operational levels, indicate that EU member states should adapt their defence instrument. By a ratchet effect, an 'operational continuum' has gradually developed.
ACCESSION #
35690900

 

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