1F - Capabilities Challenge: Theres a gap between what the...

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Capabilities Challenge : There is a need for reform – need to adjust from Cold War scenarios to things that they are faced with today. What are the scenarios that Europeans involved in today? - usually want to work with resources that are inter-operable. - Rapid-reaction Are they prepared for the wide range of tasks? - Often limited in scope – monitoring elections, monitoring borders, etc- a lot broader. - Looking for flexibility and operability. Permanent Operational Headquarters: European Strategic Culture: there would be different strategic cultures coming from Europe. Geography – different perceptions – a country could be a neutral country – their ambitions may be different Key shared belief shared: first line of defense will often be abroad. 1) Terrorism 2) Weapons of Mass Destruction 3) Failed States 4) Organized Crime 5) Regional Conflicts Multilateralism is what it’s all about. CSDP Group Briefings:
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course IR 365 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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