IVANOV, Ivaylo
June 2013
Strategic Impact;2013, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p57
Academic Journal
The Common Security and Defense Policy is in deep crisis, but financial and economic problems are not primary driver for it. There is lack of political will and public support not only for increasing of defense spending, but even to sustain the current level. Presumably, this trend will not change in near future, so if EU member states want to have military capabilities for full range of operations, they should strengthen and intensify cooperation in security and defense policy.


Related Articles

  • CHAPTER 4: A VIEW FROM MOSCOW: CHINA'S GROWING MILITARY POWER. Bolyatko, Anatoly V. // China's Growing Military Power: Perspectives on Security, Ballis;9/1/2002, p81 

    Chapter 4 of the book "China's Growing Military Power: Perspectives on Security, Ballistic Missiles, & Conventional Capabilities" is presented. It discusses the military doctrine of China which is founded with the aim of eliminating internal and external threats. It states that China has to be...

  • The Transatlantic Security Rift and Its Implications for Baltic Security. Moll, Jennifer Ann // Baltic Defence Review;Jan2004, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p65 

    Discusses the Transatlantic security rift and its implications for security in the Baltic region. Brief history of Transatlantic Alliance; Tensions that have existed within the alliance from the outset; Differences between security goals of the major parties; Assessment of Estonian, Latvian and...

  • EU-NATO Relations: A European vision. Morel, Jean-Fran�ois // Baltic Defence Review;Jan2004, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p84 

    Analyzes relations between the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) as of July 2004 from a European viewpoint. Closer and more regular relations between military staffs; Differences between EU and NATO on fundamental issues; Factors which will impinge on the...

  • THE FAR SIDE OF THE HILL. Rhodes, John J. // Foreign Affairs;Winter82/83, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p365 

    This article stresses the need for reform in the military and defense strategy of the U.S. as of 1982. Looking at the near term, the nation has fallen behind the Soviet Union in some very important categories of armaments. The economic and fiscal situation in the U.S. is becoming increasingly...

  • Greece's Defence and Security Policy.  // Military Technology;Oct2004, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p84 

    The article discusses the defense and security policy of Greece. The existence of international waters in the Aegean Sea creates particular security requirements for the defense of the Greek Islands and makes extremely vital the existence of secure and uninterrupted sea and air communication....

  • NATO welcomes Turkey's decision to form spearhead unit.  // Journal of Turkish Weekly;5/18/2015, p25 

    The article reports on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) positive reaction to Turkey's offer to take responsibility for the formation of the Spearhead Force as part of NATO's high readiness force in 2021. Topics covered include the enlargement of the NATO Response Force's size,...

  • Mongolia.  // Military Technology;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p315 

    The article presents information on the geographic and socio-demographic conditions of Mongolia, with special emphasis on its national defense. Spread across 1,564,619 square kilometers, Mongolia houses 2,751,432 people, as of July 2004 estimates. Officially, the literacy rate in Mongolia is...

  • Japan and two theories of military doctrine formation: civilian policymakers, policy preference, and the 1976 National Defense Program Outline. Kawasaki, Tsuyoshi // International Relations of the Asia-Pacific;Feb2001, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p67 

    Using hitherto underutilized Japanese material, this paper systematically analyzes two competing theories of military doctrine formation that account for the construction of the 1976 National Defense Program Outline (NDPO), postwar Japan’s first military doctrine. It demonstrates that, on...

  • The Finnish Defence Industry. Kall, Brian // Military Technology;2011, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p129 

    The article focuses on the defence policies and industry supporting the national defence in Finland. The industry helps the country became well-trained, well-armed, and develop superior and cost-effective technologies for its national defence. It serves as one of the engines of the export...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics