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Finally Something New in European Defense Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 1, Spring 2015

The European defense debate is stepping away from the classical opposition between zealots of “Europe of Defense” and supporters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). 


Budget issues and geopolitical evolutions alike are pushing Europeans toward partial alliances and agreements between smaller groups of countries, “minilateral” relationships which avoid, for a period at least, the processes of large multilateral organizations. A new element for debates in coming years.


Article published in Politique étrangère, Vol. 80, No. 1, Spring 2015


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