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Published Apr. 17, 2012 10:01 AM

In May 2005 the Norwegian government signed an agreement to contribute troops to the European Union’s so-called battle groups. These are integrated military forces that are at the disposal of the European Union for a period of 6 months at a time. How can we account for such a decision to provide a permanent military contribution to an integrated force that stands at the disposal of a Union that Norway is not part of?

ARENA Working Paper 2/2012 (pdf)

Helene Sjursen