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The European Union, Counter Terrorism and Police Co-operation, 1991-2007
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The European Union, Counter Terrorism and Police Co-operation, 1991-2007: Unsteady Foundations?

David Brown

Abstract

This book examines the underlying foundations on which the European Union's counter-terrorism and police co-operation policies have been built since the inception of the Treaty on European Union, questioning both the effectiveness and legitimacy of the EU's efforts in these two security areas. Given the importance of such developments to the wider credibility of the EU as a security actor, it adopts a more structured analysis of key stages of the implementation process. These include the establishment of objectives, both at the wider level of internal security co-operation and in terms of both ... More

Keywords: European Union, counter-terrorism, police co-operation, policing, European Police Office, information exchange, terrorist threat, internal security, Third Pillar, Islamist terrorism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780719074646
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719074646.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Brown, author