The impact of the common security and defence policy of the European Union on the security of the Republic of Serbia
Uticaj zajedničke bezbednosne i odbrambene politike Evropske unije na bezbednost Republike Srbije

Aleksandar Dumić, Mitar Kovač
2021 Vojno delo  
The answer to transnational and asymmetric threats that are a topical issue on the world geopolitical stage can be found in the integration of national security systems, strengthening multilateral forms of security and the collective system of international security, as the key factors in providing peace, stability and democratic development of modern countries. In such circumstances, the need for a cooperative approach in preserving and improving security, based on cooperation and pooling of
more » ... curity capacities of nation states, is strengthening. This paper views the current achievements of the European Union (hereinafter EU) in terms of implementing its own security policy, primarily in the Western Balkans, in a broader sense, and the specific impact of such a policy on the security of the Republic of Serbia, in a narrower sense. Having in mind the extensive and complex context of the discussed topic, the paper considers, in the authors' opinion, an essential part of this issue, through the analysis of the position of the Republic of Serbia in such context, reviewing the genesis of the EU-Serbia relations and identifying current issues in these relations, and also through the possibilities of progress of cooperation and greater involvement of the capacities of our country in the current EU security policy in this region and beyond.
doi:10.5937/vojdelo2102018d fatcat:bxfa3bkmlvf7rjdmzdm64n7zfy