How do Europeans engage in military strategy? Through detailed comparisons of operational planning and exploring the framework of the EU, NATO and the UN, this book sheds light on the instrumental nature of military force, the health of civil-military relations in Europe and the difficulty of making effective strategy in a multinational environment
Dr Alexander Mattelaer is the Assistant Director of the Institute for European Studies (IES) in Brussels, Belgium. He obtained his PhD in Political Science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and graduated as a civilian joint planner from the Belgian Advanced Staff College (123rd Div). His research interests include European defence policy (CSDP/NATO), civil-military relations and strategic planning.