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Yeo Lay Hwee – Director at the European Union Centre in Singapore

EU Global Strategy Expert Opinion - No31 - 29 February 2016

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The European Union is going through a prolonged period of crisis, and as the regional and global environment becomes more challenging, the EU needs to adopt a global strategy that is pragmatic.

The EU’s Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy (EUGS) therefore has to start with an understanding of power, accept the realities of politics and aim towards preservation.