Contents: Christina V. Balis: The State of European Defense and Security Policy. After the Laeken Summit – Tania M. Chacho:
Implementing the Headline Goals: The Military Aspect – Giovanna Bono: Implementing the Headline Goals: The Institutional
Dimension – Jennifer Medcalf: Cooperation Between the EU and NATO – Vladimir Bilcik: ESDP and the Security Policy Priorities
and Perspectives of Central European EU Candidate States – Hajnalka Vincze: A Stronger Military Role for the EU in the Balkans?
– Serhat Güvenç: The Limits and Possibilities of a Military Role for the EU in the Middle East – Timothy N. Williams: EU-NATO
Cooperation in the Fight Against Islamic Fundamentalist Terrorism – Samantha Paige Davis: The Long-term Outlook for NATO and
ESDP: Moving Toward Tighter Cooperation or the Breakup of the Western Alliance?