EU Militarism

A Europe of peace is possible

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European security
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Peace & Security
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Two different visions of the role of the European military are competing with each other. One is based on the traditional use of military power. Hilary Wainwright outlines how activists are developing an alternative based on human rights and civic conflict resolution... Read more

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Plane Thinking

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European security
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Peace & Security
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The multi-billion dollar Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) project has only two clear beneficiaries: the Bush administration and Lockheed Martin. So how did European taxpayers come to be propping up the US arms industry?... Read more

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Bayonets bared for Europe’s military future

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European security
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Peace & Security
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The EU and the arms industry are preparing the ground for a common European army and ‘security’ policy - with hardly the beginning of public debate.... Read more

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The Arms Industry Dominates EU Defence Policy

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European security
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Peace & Security
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A TNI Report on how the EU allows defence industry lobbying to determine policies on security, defence and arms trade The European Union Defence policy is increasingly influenced by the interests of the arms industry. The arms industry was deeply involved in the drafting of the European Convention and is also over-represented in many influential advisory committees on an EU level. This way, th... Read more

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A Europe That Can Say "No"

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European security
Democratisation
Democratisation
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Alternative Regionalisms
Democratising Europe
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The current referenda on the European Union's Constitution will decide whether Europe goes the American way, or develops a capacity for resisting neoliberalism and militarism.... Read more

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The UK/US Presidency of the EU

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European security
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Trade & Investment
Democratising Europe
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  The UK/US Presidency of the EUHilary Wainwright TNI Website, 15 June 2005 (Published in Italian in Carta, June 2005) To work out the meaning of the UK Presidency you don't need to hire Sherlock Holmes; just read the Wall Street Journal of 16th October 2003 where UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown explains New Labour's agenda for Europe: `economic reform should be embrac... Read more

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