What should we take with us from these initiatives?
I. WHAT IS THE POTENTIAL OF THE TREATIES IN COMMON
SECURITY AND DEFENCE POLICY MATTERS?
A. The intentions of the authors of the Treaty
B. Legal implications
C. The political consequences to be drawn from potential remaining untapped
II. WHY HAS THIS POTENTIAL NEVER BEEN TAPPED?
A. Circumstances had a lot to do with it …
B. … but it is mainly structural reasons that are continuing to block the launch
of the European Defence Union
III. DO WE REALLY NEED TO IMPLEMENT THE FULL POTENTIAL OF THE TREATIES?
A. Is it possible?
B. Is it desirable?
IV. WHAT ELSE CAN BE DONE?
A. Fake it
B. Make it