What Are The Difference Between The EU And NATO

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Register to read the introduction… Ideas that the two organizations are too fundamentally different for cooperation are rooted in cold war rhetoric that has not adapted to new threats and thinking for the twenty-first century. Paring the institutions, structures, and resources of NATO and the EU will combine military capacity and political-economic clout needed to combat new threats in the twenty-first century. Integration will not undermine either organization because both the EU and NATO will be gaining necessary skill needed to remain effective and relevant. History proves that each organization has the capacity for new skill sets and posses expertise needed by both organizations in a post cold war world. History also proves that the NATO and the EU are ready and have been successful in taking on other roles outside of their original objectives and will both gain from collaboration. Earnest Haas defined integration as “equaling the formation of a new political community”24 and to do this, members of NATO and the EU will be compelled to adopt a broader value set and new ways to work towards defense and security in Europe and abroad. Both the EU and NATO will be more effective in a CSDP because they will be able to pool defense resources from member states to use them more effectively. This will remove economic strain from member states because they will only be paying into one external defense budget, that will be much more cost …show more content…
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