Daniel Keohane, Senior Research Fellow at the E.U. Institute for Security Studies in Brussels, says Europe's public support is falling in part thanks to the draining Afghanistan campaign and the unpopular Iraq war. "Many Europeans no longer want to follow the U.S. on military operations if their core security interest is unclear, or if they think they have little say over strategy," he says.
"But Rasmussen also has a tendency to go over the heads of ministers and ambassadors of NATO, which involves a risk," says researcher Daniel Keohane of the EU Institute for Security Studies. Ekstrabladet
Research Fellow Daniel Keohane discussed the most important lessons for ESDP/CSDP operations that were identified by the EUISS book ESDP: The First 10 Years - understanding political aims, coherence between institutions, the efficient use of resources and effective partnerships. European Parliament
Daniel Keohane, a research fellow at the Institute for Security Studies think tank, said the technology is "simpler and has been tested more" than the previous missile shield plan proposed by the Bush administration, which relied on land-based interceptors in Poland. DefenseNews
"Der er ikke nogen militærkonflikt på Haiti, der er langt mere tale om civile uroligheder. At have en blanding af soldater og gendarmer er bedre, for så kan man håndtere situationen uanset, hvad der sker," mener også Daniel Keohane fra Den Europæiske Unions Institut for Sikkerhedsstudier. Full Article
Talking to Deutsche Welle, Daniel Keohane, a defense expert with the EU Institute for Security Studies, added "if you don't have Russia on board, it's very hard to convince anyone else. It's a very important first step. And it should make it a little easier to convince others to do the same and reduce their stockpiles." Deutsche Welle