The EU in the future of British security: Why a safer UK needs a stronger Europe

Capstack, Andreas (2013) The EU in the future of British security: Why a safer UK needs a stronger Europe. Global Policy Institute Policy Paper (25). pp. 2-29.

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Abstract

This report is intended as a counterpoint to the British government’s recent
EU Balance of Competencies Review, which was commissioned to explore
the areas in which the EU benefits the UK. The review drew attention to some
of the benefits which the UK gains from European security cooperation, and
areas in which the EU has failed to fulfil expectations but it stopped short
of exploring how British security could draw greater benefit from the EU,
and how the EU’s security shortcomings could be overcome. Therefore, this
report aims to 1) provide an argument of why the security of the UK and
its interests vitally depends on both protecting and increasing its level of
military cooperation through the EU and 2) propose methods to improve the
EU’s security institutions and so maximise their benefit to British security.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Global Policy Institute Policy Paper, GPI policy papers, European Union
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 320 Political science
300 Social sciences > 350 Public administration & military science
Department: Guildhall School of Business and Law
Depositing User: David Pester
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2015 07:44
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2015 07:44
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/347

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