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Here and there I can read that the Washington Treaty, creating the Atlantic Alliance, article 5, has inspired the solidarity clause, article 222 of Lisbon Treaty. Personally I would rather refer to the Brussels Treaty, creating the Western European Union, which is in fact much more demanding than the Washington Treaty. Here are the different… » read more

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While reading in detail the report of the group of experts on a new strategic concept for NATO, lead by Mrs Albright, I felt as if I was dreaming. Indeed, page 25, the experts dared writing: “The new strategic concept should recognise that the EU’s Treaty of Lisbon is designed, among other purposes, to strengthen… » read more

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The main reference of this post will be fact sheet published by the Real Instituto Elcano (here), which has published on 23 March 2010 a paper written by Luis Simon, dealing with the EU operational headquarters. The paper can be found in Spanish on the Institute website. I really liked reading it, as it gives… » read more

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