A comparative analysis of an old and new EU Member State's perceptions of and contributions to EU security and defence. This book focuses on change and continuity in both countries' defence policies and where convergence and divergence has occurred. This has important implications for the EU's effectiveness as an international security actor.
LAURA CHAPPELL is Lecturer in European Politics at the University of Surrey, UK. Her research interests include German and Polish security and defence policies and the Common Security and Defence Policy including the EU Battlegroup Concept, the European Security Strategy, Permanent Structured Cooperation in Defence, EU operations and strategic culture.