EU foreign policy has long been considered the exclusive domain of member states. This book challenges such state-centered wisdom by analyzing the influence of Brussels-based EU officials in the area of security and defence. Using case studies and unique insights from over a hundred interviews this book shows how everyday policy is made in practice
Hylke Dijkstra is a Marie Curie fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations of the University of Oxford, UK. He is affiliated to Nuffield College and Maastricht University.