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The Nexus between EU Common Foreign & Security Policy and Energy Policy

Konstadinides, Theodore and Mantzari, Despoina (2018) 'The Nexus between EU Common Foreign & Security Policy and Energy Policy.' In: Blockmans, Steven and Koutrakos, Panos, (eds.) Research Handbook in EU Common Foreign and Security Policy. Edward Elgar Publishing, 331 - 353. ISBN 978-1785364075

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Abstract

The chapter seeks to unravel the nexus between the EU’s CFSP and energy policy. In doing so, it examines the externalization and securitization of the EU’s internal energy market and argues that the development of the EU’s energy security policy has become an important variable in ensuring EU wider foreign policy objectives. Rather than addressing the CFSP liaisons with EU energy policy solely from the perspective of foreign policy objectives, the chapter also explores the securitization of energy policy from the perspective of the internal market. It argues that there is a strong link between securitization and competitiveness. It also explores the EU’s capacity to externalize its internal market policies both inside and outside the contours of CFSP by providing an overview of the existing CFSP framework and insight on the extraterritorial application and force of EU competition law to achieve CFSP objectives.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KZ Law of Nations
Divisions: Faculty of Humanities > Law, School of
Depositing User: Theodore Konstadinides
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 09:40
Last Modified: 16 Dec 2019 11:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/19605

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