An overview of the Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union

  • Dr. Muhammad Tariq Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Hazara University Mansehra
  • Amjad Ali Khan Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Hazara University Mansehra
  • Ejaz Khan Visiting Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Hazara University Mansehra
Keywords: Foreign, Security, Policy, European Union

Abstract

The European Union comprises 27 countries that aim at carving out a separate foreign and security policy for their unification and singleness. The whole union is a symbol of unity and cohesiveness for which the theory of bargain provides the basic framework.  This article focuses on the elements of the European Union's external policy, the principles and policy of the European Union, the foreign policy, security strategy, and the common foreign and security policy coupled with the defense strategy of the European Union. It also aims at describing the coherence and consensus of the EU on all important measures with particular reference to foreign and security policy and importance in the world as a global actor.

Published
2020-12-25