EU cooperation in the field of security ― wishful thinking or a real possibility

Robert Janik
2020 Forum Socjologiczne  
This article deals with the possibilities regarding cooperation in the field of security within the EU. This issue is discussed in the context of the social, economic and political aspects of this phe-nomenon. This article presents, among others, attempts made in this respect at the earlier stages of European integration. Referring to the existing possibilities in this field, it was indicated that the development of cooperation in the area of security within the EU should not consist only in
more » ... consist only in imi-tating NATO's activities, but much more in taking actions which are complementary to them and innovative, and which are also well adapted to the European situation. The issue of EU security is treated in this article in the broad sense of this term, which is particularly important in the context of contemporary threats related to globalisation and rapid climate change.
doi:10.19195/2083-7763.10.8 fatcat:ozq4qd35rjbenpbc3s7kepq76a