Published by Campagne tegen Wapenhandel & Transnational Institute, May 2009– Five years after its creation, the European Defence Agency (EDA) is still no more than a potential vehicle for a common European Defence Policy.
Created to bolster the EU’s growing military ambitions EDA has developed a number of initiatives, some groundbreaking in a European context, but still mainly symbolic. Will EDA ever work?
Conference paper for “Militarism: Political Economy, Security, Theory.”
University of Sussex, 14-15 May 2009