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Soon to be a regular sight over Baltic skies?The Ukrainian crisis has shown up the short-term limitations of the EU’s ‘soft power’ in the face of a determined Russian regime not afraid of wielding its ‘hard power’. Though we would argue that in the lon…

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Following German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle’s speech at the weekend, announcing that the long term goal of EU security and defence policy under Lisbon should be the creation of a European army, the French Defence Minister Hervé Morin today mad…

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