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The trouble with PESCO. The mirages of European defence. POINT OF VIEW 69, February 2018

Gotkowska, Justyna (2018) The trouble with PESCO. The mirages of European defence. POINT OF VIEW 69, February 2018. UNSPECIFIED.

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    The creation of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) in December 2017 crowned the series of recent debates and actions aimed at strengthening the common security and defence policy of the EU. However, the compromise around PESCO has revealed strategic divergences among France, Germany and the countries on the eastern flank related to the perceptions of threats and challenges, the development of the EU’s security and defence policy, and the future of trans-Atlantic relations. The debates on PESCO in Western Europe have also highlighted a growing gap between the political narratives and military reality.

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    Item Type: Other
    Uncontrolled Keywords: PESCO = Permanent Structured Cooperation
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > External relations > common foreign & security policy 1993--European Global Strategy
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW) > Point of View
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2018 14:16
    Number of Pages: 27
    Last Modified: 10 Dec 2019 15:11

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