Latest EU Attempt to Duplicate NATO

On 11 December 2017, the Council adopted a decision establishing Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), less than a month after receiving a joint notification by member states of their intention to participate. The 25 member states participating in PESCO are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland,…

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European Union Defense Cooperation Formally

Google Translation 23 EU member states permanently cooperate on a structural basis in defense and security. This is done under the flag of PESCO (permanent structured cooperation). The Council of Foreign Ministers formally established the partnership today in Brussels. Collaboration is now the norm and no longer the exception. From the start of 2018, the Member States will give concrete…

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