And besides, says Daniel Keohane, defense expert at the Paris-based European Union Institute for Security Studies, any military intervention in Libya would have to depend on the U.S. "At the moment, Europe can barely deploy 100,000 troops, while the U.S. Marine Corps can deploy 200,000. Europe doesn't have anything approaching the structure and experiences to develop a military operation on its own," he says. Time
"The Irish have always been reluctant to spend on defence; the basic assumption is that the British or the Americans will step in," says Daniel Keohane, a senior research fellow at the Paris-based EU Institute for Security Studies and the author of European Security and Defence Policy: the First 10 Years. Irish Independent
“NATO should eventually become a military component of a stronger EU-US strategic relationship,” declares a recent pamphlet by the EU’s in-house think-tank, the Institute for Security Studies. Economist
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.
Enquanto a NATO se prepara para relançar o Conselho NATO-Rússia, a Alemanha não abdica de criar um Conselho UE-Rússia. "Os EUA e a UE querem a mesma coisa da Rússia mas não falam entre si", diz Daniel Kheoane, do Instituto de Estudos de Segurança da União Europeia. Publico