European Union Security Dynamics

In the New National Interest

  • Janne Haaland Matlary

Part of the New Security Challenges Series book series (NSECH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction

    1. Janne Haaland Matlary
      Pages 1-12
  3. Security Policy in Europe

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Janne Haaland Matlary
      Pages 15-39
    3. Janne Haaland Matlary
      Pages 68-94
  4. EU Security Dynamics: Pursuing National Interests

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Janne Haaland Matlary
      Pages 97-137
    3. Janne Haaland Matlary
      Pages 138-166
  5. Incurring Security Policy Dependencies?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 213-234

About this book


This book shows how France and Britain are leaders in EU security and defense policy, and explains why both states need each other in this policy area. The lack of relevant military capacity in Europe today implies that the US favors a strong EU in this field.


European Union France UK Security defence policy Europe European Union (EU) Germany Policy sovereignty

Authors and affiliations

  • Janne Haaland Matlary
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Political ScienceUniversity of OsloNorway
  2. 2.Norwegian Defence Education CommandNorway

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