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European Union - Eleventh Report

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 29 January 2002.


CONTENTS

  

  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER 1: WHAT HAS CHANGED POLITICALLY SINCE OUR LAST
  • REPORT?
  • Geo-political developments
  • What the new geo-political situation means for the ESDP
  • Preparing the ESDP for its new role
  • The view from EU member states
  • The view from the USA—before September 11th
  • The view from the USA—after September 11th
  • The position of Turkey
  • CHAPTER 2: WHAT PRACTICAL PROGRESS HAS THE EU MADE
  • SINCE 2000?
  • The headline goals and the capabilities required
  • The capabilities commitment and improvement conferences, 2000-2001
  • Can we take the pledges at face value?
  • Defence spending
  • Command and control
  • Democratic Accountability
  • CHAPTER 3: WHERE DOES THE EU HAVE TO CONCENTRATE ITS
  • EFFORTS?
  • Capabilities
  • What missions should the EU be contemplating?
  • Constructing and testing command and control
  • CONCLUSIONS
  • Recommendation
  • Appendix 1: Sub-Committee C (Foreign and Security Policy)

    Appendix 2: List of Witnesses

    Appendix 3: List of Private Meetings

    Appendix 4: Glossary of Acronyms and Technical Terms

    Appendix 5: Fifteenth Report from the House of Lords Select Committee on the European Union

    Appendix 6: Call for Evidence

    Box 1: Opinion of the Committee, taken from paragraphs 94-107 of 15th Report from

    the European Union Committee, 1999-2000

    Table 1: Expenditure by EU countries on defence, 2000-2001, expressed in constant US$m

    Table 2: Shortfalls remedied by the end of 2001

    Table 3: Shortfalls remaining at the end of 2001

    Table 4: Defence Expenditure


     
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