European Security, Terrorism and Intelligence

Tackling New Security Challenges in Europe

  • Christian Kaunert
  • Sarah Léonard

Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction — Beyond EU Counter-terrorism Cooperation: European Security, Terrorism and Intelligence

  3. The European Union as a Security Actor

  4. Counter-terrorism and Policing in Europe

  5. Counter-terrorism and Intelligence in Europe

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 244-247

About this book


The EU has long been seen as confederation that has failed to assert itself effectively on the international stage. In this collection, a series of experts discuss how the EU has shed its reputation as a weak international actor in light of its policies on police cooperation and intelligence-sharing as part of the global effort to combat terrorism


counter-terrorism EU information sharing Europe European security European Union European Union (EU) parliament police Policy terrorism violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Christian Kaunert
    • 1
  • Sarah Léonard
    • 1
  1. 1.University of DundeeUK

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