The CEF is an infrastructure fund, with strands covering Energy, Telecoms, and Transport.
The PMG carries out staff work for the Political and Security Committee (PSC)
The PSC is the political steering group for the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).
PESCO is a mechanism allowing interested EU states to cooperate in individual fields and projects, thereby supporting ad hoc multi-speed integration.
EMILYO, or the “Initiative”, involves the exchange of young officers inspired by the EU’s Erasmus student exchange programme.
The EUISS is the EU’s in-house Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) think tank.
A European Defence Agency (EDA) programme to ‘green’ Defence.
An EDA-run scheme to handle secure Government communications through pooled capabilities.
The EDA is expanding its role in developing how EU forces tactically operate.
SatCen is an EU agency providing EU institutions with Geospatial Intelligence from hired satellite time.
EUMS INT provides the EU with its military intelligence staff at strategic level.
The EU INTCEN is the EU’s civilian intelligence capability and is home to the EU Hybrid Fusion Cell which focuses in particular on disinformation and fake news.
The EDA notes that some EU states have defence industries only made up of SMEs.
This is an EDA programme that looks at the impact on Defence of the EU’s Registration
The EDA is the core agency for all EU Defence matters that do not involve live operations.
Over half of EU funding is channelled through five budgets, collectively known as ESIF.
The EU’s EIB has nothing to do with the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).
The EDA conducted a Long Term Review (LTR) in 2016-17.
The EDRP is what the Preparatory Action (PA) of the EDF expands into as of 2021.
The paper’s purpose is to examine the making of decisions of consequence at four crossroads in history when all participants knew that the stakes were high but where there was little consensus on anything else; and to illuminate and help interpret current events in light of lessons they provide.
A Flash Briefing from the Veterans for Britain Board
Of course we, the Western Alliance, were going to withdraw from Afghanistan sometime. But not now and not like this.
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