Capabilities Challenges:-Trying to work together. Very multinational approach-Need rapid reaction-are they prepared for wide range of tasks (even if limited in scope)?-Flexibility and deployability-where should the operation headquarters be? UK objections-European Stratgic Culture – why are there significant differences in cultures in Europe (geography, perspectives, perceptions, history, ambitions) European Security Strategy :-Document in which the EU clarifies its security strategy: drawn up and signed in 2003-Aims at achieving a secure Europe, identifying threats facing the Union, defining strategic objectives and setting out the political implications for Europe-Significance:-a major breakthrough in thinking about how Europe would behave as a whole (especially post 9/11).-Key shared belief: first line of defense will often be abroad (idea that underpins CSDP). -This explains why for example the EU believes it is good to be in Africa.-Long term view on reducing threats that is much more proactive and prophylactic
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EU Police Mission, EU military mission, -a major breakthrough, objections -European Stratgic