Unformatted text preview: conflict, is having a fairly poor showing. It seems that all the work being done to combat the problem in Libya is being done by the member states solely. It is interesting that the EU is not pushing more for a combined effort where the EU is in charge, but what we are seeing is the member states stepping up to the plate and although they are working together they are not headed under EU leadership. This may show that the EU is not quite ready for a Common Defense Force that is really capable of doing anything substantial....
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- Spring '11
- European Union, member states, defense force, fairly poor showing