The CMPD is the civil–military strategic planning structure for missions.
CivCom advises the political and security committee on civilian aspects of crisis management.
The CPCC is the European External Action Services (EEAS) Directorate serving as the Operational Headquarters for the “civilian” (unarmed) Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) Missions.
A growing body of legislation is being produced to develop the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).
CARD is the process of ongoing review that identifies next steps for the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) development.
The Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is the best- known aspect of a far more sweeping Common (or Integrated) Maritime Policy.
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 European Border and Coast Guard Agency. The EU has proven ambitions to run maritime policy.
MMF is a small pooled fleet of Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft.
A longstanding project initially set up to improve connectivity over maritime surveillance.
A European Defence Agency (EDA) programme to ‘green’ Defence.
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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