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Mawdsley, J., Martinelli, M., & Remacle, E. (Eds.). (2003). Europe and the global arms agenda: Security, trade and accountability. Baden-Baden: Nomos.

The development of the European Security and Defence Policy means that the EU also needs to respond to the global armaments agenda. However, as this book shows, this is a contested and under-researched policy space. There are conflicting pressures between the claims of trade and security. Should... more

Mawdsley, J., & Quille, G. (2003, August). Equipping the rapid reaction force - Options for and constraints on a European defence equipment strategy (Paper series No. 33). Bonn: BICC.

In 2002 the authors were asked to, and duly submitted, a report to the European Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights, Common Security and Defense Policy entitled ‘Equipment for EU Crisis Management’ (Pullinger, Quille, Mawdsley et al, 2003). That report overviewed the pertinent... more

Mawdsley, J. (2003, May). The European Union and Defense Industrial Policy (Paper series No. 31). Bonn: BICC.

Defense industrial policy is increasingly playing a role in this debate as the need to tackle armaments policy in a more European framework became clear. Is a European defense industrial policy emerging? Who or what are the factors driving it? Are the developments moving in the right direction?... more

Mawdsley, J. (2002, November). The gap between rhetoric and reality: Weapons acquisition and ESDP (Paper series No. 26). Bonn: BICC.

It is easy to exaggerate the problem of lack of legitimacy and it is important to remember that ESDP is only a part of national defence and security policies particularly in Britain and France. There are other simpler reasons too why there is a gap between ESDP rhetoric and its reality as discussed... more