Defence Union

Is the EU growing closer to a Defence Union?   Political ideas such as “strategic autonomy” or initiatives such as Permanent Structured Cooperation are paving the way to a closer European Defence Union. Which priorities need to be considered looking ahead? Are all Member States aligned on these priorities, and on their definition of the Defence Union? Which international factors will influence European endeavors? Which strategic policies and investments are needed to sustain European security in the 21st century?