The European Security and Defense Policy: A Challenge to the Transatlantic Security Alliance
Publication Date: July 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Sally McNamara
Keywords: Europe; nato; European Union; special relationship
The militarization of the European Union through the European Security and Defense Policy embodies the worst elements of European animosity toward the United States and would fundamentally undermine the NATO alliance and the Anglo-American Special Relationship. NATO must remain the cornerstone of the transatlantic security alliance in addressing the 21st century's most pressing security challenges.