After Libya: time to bury the EU’s foreign and security policy?

  • Europe’s reaction to the recent upheavals in North Africa clearly exposed one thing: The EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), including its Security and Defence branch (CSDP), were steamrolled by a multitude of overtly national policies. The resulting cacophony of views made a mockery of the aspiration to present a united European position to external players. It also thwarts the claim of the EU being a more credible security actor in the wake of the Lisbon Treaty reforms. While commentators have moaned about a CFSP and CSDP ‘fatigue’ for quite some time now, the likelihood that what used to be the most dynamic EU policy field of the last decade will enter a period of prolonged hibernation never seemed as high...

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Author:Alexandra Jonas, Bastian Giegerich
Parent Title (German)
Place of publication:Frankfurt am Main
Document Type:Report
Date of Publication (online):2011/08/11
Date of first Publication:2011/08/11
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2014/12/05
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Institutes:Gesellschaftswissenschaften / Gesellschaftswissenschaften
Exzellenzcluster / Exzellenzcluster Die Herausbildung normativer Ordnungen
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 32 Politikwissenschaft / 320 Politikwissenschaft
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