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Europolitics Special Edition "Security & Defence"

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Food for Thought


Institutional challenges for the EU's growing political power

Council Decision of 26 July 2010 establishing the organisation and functioning of the European External Action Service (2010/427/EU)

Whitman, Richard G. "Foreign, Security and Defence Policy and the Lisbon Treaty: significant or cosmetic reforms?" Global Europe Papers 2008/1. 

Securing long-term resources

European Commission, Enterprise and Industry "Raw Materials- Defining critical raw materials."

European Minerals Conference Madrid 2010: Madrid Raw Materials Declaration 2010 Press Release.

Green Paper: A European strategy for sustainable, competitive and secure energy (Europa)

Matthew, Richard A. "Resource Scarcity: Responding to the Security Challenge," International Peace Institute, April 2008.

Oil Drum Blog "German Military Study Warns of Potential Energy Crisis," September 2010.

Rademaker, Michel and Kooroshy, Jaakko "The Global Challenge of Mineral Scarcity," The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies.

Wild, Matthew "Military reports leading the charge in peak oil debate," Post Carbon Institute, 2010.

Rare earths keep technology moving in Europe (Deutsche Welle).

Dissuasion and non-proliferation 

Grande, Camille et. al "U.S.- European Nonproliferation Perspectives- A Transatlantic Conversation," A Report of the CSIS International SecurityProgram and Europe Program.

Tertrais, Bruno "Nuclear Weapons in Europe- Long Dormant Debate Brewing Again," European Affairs, The European Institute. 

Solidarity and the management of migration flows

Brady, Hugo "EU migration policy: An A-Z," Centre for European Reform.

Council of the European Union- The Stockholm Programme: An open and secure Europe serving and protecting the citizen.

General Secretariat of the Council of the EU- The Lisbon Treaty's impact on the Justice and Home Affairs Council: More co-decision and new working structures.

Can the EU become a global emergency response team?

Chivvis, Christopher S. "EU Civilian Crisis Management: The Record So Far," National Defence Research Institute.

CivilianHeadline Goal 2010, approved by the ministerial Civilian Capabilities Improvement Conference and noted by teh General Affairs and External Relations Council, 2007.

Gourlay, Catriona et al."Civilian crisis management: the EU way," Institute for Security Studies, 2006.

Lindley-French "Headline Goal 2010 and the concept of the EU Battle Groups: An sssessment of the build-up of a European defence capability," Cicero Foundation, 2005.

Quille, Gerrard et al. "Developing EU civilian military co-ordination: The role of teh new Civilian Military Cell," ISIS Europe and CeMiSS, 2006.

Aerial systems: giving Europe a strategic autonomy 

Briefing Paper, European Parliament Policy Department External Policies: "UAVs and UCAVs: Developments in the European Union."

de Jong, Edwin "Flexible, data-centric UAV platform eases mission adaptation," 2006.

EU as a maritime power 

Council of the European Union- Council conclusions on integrated maritime policy, 2009."

Dwan, Renata "Civilian tasks and capabilities in EU operations," Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

EU Naval operation against piracy (EUNAVFOR Somalia- Operation Atalanta). 

Verstrepen, Walter P. "MSCs a viable alternative," Maritime Security Review.