The international security engagement of the European Union – Courage and capabilities for a more active EU report from the 1P stP European Strategic Forum, Warsaw 2006
The European Security Strategy of 2003 calls for an active, capable and coherent EU security policy and for a common ‘strategic culture’ in Europe. Since then much progress has been achieved, particularly with re-gard to the institutions and capabilities of European security policy. Yet the construction of a common security culture remains a critical challenge. Too often the EU is hampered by a lack of strategic consensus between Member States on where, how, when and for what reasons the EU should engage in security operation.
Internationale Politikanalyse – International Policy Analysis Unit, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Jan. 2007.
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