(In)efficiency of EU Common Foreign and Security Policy: Ukraine, Brexit, Trump and beyond

  • Ondřej Filipec Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava
Keywords: EU, CFSP, CSDP, Brexit, Trump, Foreign Policy efficiency

Abstract

The main aim of this article is to explore and analyze key determinants of EU Common Foreign and Security Policy efficiency. For this purpose a 3C analytical approach is used, exploring EU foreign and security policy consistency, capacities and the dimension of cooperation. Article analyzes both horizontal and vertical, consistency of EU Foreign and Security policy especially with connection to Ukraine crises and diverging interests of EU member states. EU capacities are explored with main focus on military spending and challenges related to limited spending. EU military decline is put in contrast with new emerging regional powers. In the area of cooperation article is dedicated mainly to ineffective partnership with Turkey, cold attitude of Trump administration towards Europe and the implications of Brexit for EU foreign and security policy.

Published
2017-12-19
How to Cite
Filipec, O. (2017, December 19). (In)efficiency of EU Common Foreign and Security Policy: Ukraine, Brexit, Trump and beyond. Slovak Journal of Political Science, 17(3, 4). Retrieved from http://sjps.fsvucm.sk/index.php/sjps/article/view/7