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WSPÓLNA POLITYKA BEZPIECZEŃSTWA I OBRONY W 2019 R.: CZAS PIERWSZYCH OCEN
COMMON SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY IN 2019: A TIME FOR FIRST ASSESSMENTS

Author(s): Marek Madej, Marcin Terlikowski
Subject(s): Politics / Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Economy, Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Geography, Regional studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Naukowe Scholar Sp. z o.o.
Keywords: Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP); Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO); European Defence Fund (EDF); European Commission (EC); Civilian CSDP Compact (CCC); CSDP missions and operations
Summary/Abstract: The article discusses the evolution and functioning of the Common Securityand Defence Policy of the EU in 2019. The authors begin with an analysis of the maindeterminants of cooperation within CSDP, focusing on the impact of the perspectiveon Brexit as well as internal political changes and tensions in main European countries(France, Germany), and US-Europe relations. They discuss the evolution of the politicaldimension of European cooperation on security and defence, including the debates onEuropean strategic autonomy and changes in European institutions. They also presentthe development of PESCO, including the course of the debates on the participationof third states in this initiative, as well as it’s functioning in 2019. Additionally, theyanalyze current changes in operational activities (i.e. CSDP missions and operations),including modifi cations of key instruments for executing such actions, like the socalled Civilian Compact. In conclusion, they off er an overall assessment of the resultsand achievements of CSDP in 2019, together with a concise prognosis of its futuredevelopment.

  • Page Range: 64-84
  • Page Count: 21
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Polish