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DHP P284: The EU AS AN International Actor

Course Description

The EU claims to possess capabilities for international engagement in a number of missions and operations: peacekeeping missions, joint disarmament operations, humanitarian and rescue tasks, military assistance, conflict prevention, peace-keeping, and post-conflict stabilization. This course provides an exploration of the EU's capabilities, potential, and limitations as an international actor. An aim of the course is to introduce students to the factors and the conditions associated with the relatively limited role of the EU in international missions and operations and its potential as a ‘normative power.
Not offered AY 2017-2018, 2018-2019.