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European Security Law

Martin Trybus and Nigel White


There have been a number of EU military operations in the last few years, evidence of a growing European military confidence, which in turn is a reflection of a developing competence in security matters. The creation of the European Union and its Common Foreign and Security Policy by the Maastricht Treaty of 1992 heralded this development, though the idea of a common defence can be traced to the beginnings of European integration. This book provides an analysis of the EU's evolving legal framework and powers on such matters, but it also recognises that such a framework sits, sometimes uneasily ... More

Keywords: EU military operations, Maastricht Treaty, European integration, EU law, international law, NATO, security, rule of law

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Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199218622
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218622.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Trybus, editor
Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Sheffield

Nigel White, editor
Professor of International Law, University of Sheffield

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1 An Introduction to European Security Law

Martin Trybus, and Nigel D White

Part I Origins and Future of European Security Integration

Part II Elements of European Security Policy

Part III Consistency of the European Security Framework


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