European Security Law

Hardcover | April 22, 2007

EditorMartin Trybus, Nigel White

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There have been a number of EU military operations in the last few years, evidence of a growing European military confidence, which in turn is a reflection of a developing competence in security matters. The creation of the European Union and its Common Foreign and Security Policy by theMaastricht Treaty of 1992 heralded this development, though the idea of a common defence can be traced to the beginnings of European integration. This book provides an analysis of the EU's evolving legal framework and powers on such matters, but it also recognizes that such a framework sits,sometimes uneasily, within the wider body of EU and International Law. The EU's security and defence policy also overlaps with those of other organizations such as the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), but more especially the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). EUrelations with NATO have, in particular, caused some concern and are still evolving as both organizations seek to play a wider security role in the post-Cold War, and now post-9/11, era. With security now dominating political agendas at the domestic, regional, and international levels, it is no surprise that the EU's concern for security has grown apace, and, following the Union's respect for the rule of law, has been shaped legally as well as politically. This book evaluates theprogress of the Union in this regard in its international context and in the wider context of European integration. The analysis is in the main a legal one, but is placed squarely within historical and political perspectives.

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There have been a number of EU military operations in the last few years, evidence of a growing European military confidence, which in turn is a reflection of a developing competence in security matters. The creation of the European Union and its Common Foreign and Security Policy by theMaastricht Treaty of 1992 heralded this developme...

Martin Trybus was appointed to a Senior Lectureship at the University of Sheffield in January 2006 and is currently seconded to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris. At the OECD he is coordinating three major studies on public procurement in Europe financed by the European Commission. Nigel White w...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.1 inPublished:April 22, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Introduction1. Martin Trybus and Nigel D. White: An Introduction to European Security LawPart 1: Origins and Future of European Security Integration2. Martin Trybus: The Vision of the European Defence Community and a Common Defence for the European Union3. Martin Trybus: On the Common Security and Defence Policy of the EU Constitutional TreatyPart 2: Elements of European Security Policy4. Frederik Naert: ESDP in Practice: Increasingly Varied and Ambitious EU Security and Defence Operations5. Nicholas Tsagourias: EU Peacekeeping Operations: Legal and Theoretical Issues6. Ademola Abbas: Extraterritorial Collective Security: The European Union and Operation Artemis7. Mirko Sossai: The Anti-Terrorism Dimension of ESDP8. Heike Krieger: Common European Defence: Competition or Compatibility with NATO?9. Aris Georgopoulos: The European Armaments Policy: A Conditio Sine Qua Non of the European Security and Defence Policy?Part 3: Consistency of the European Security Framework10. Ramses A. Wessel: Differentiation in EU Foreign, Security and Defence Policy: Between Coherence and Flexibility11. Panos Koutrakos: Security and Defence Policy within the Context of EU External Relations: Issues of Coherence, Consistency, and Effectiveness12. Fabien Terpan: EU-NATO Relations: Interoperability as a Strategic Consideration and a Legal Requirement13. Marco Odello: The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and European Security Law14. Nigel White: The EU as a Regional Security Actor within the International Legal OrderConclusion15. Nigel D. White and Martin Trybus: Conclusions on the Current State of European Security Law