Ricardo Israel Z. explains why Europe can be content and very satisfied with what they have accomplished in 50 years, but nothing indicates that she is ready for a European Army. A common army is a complicated assertion involving political definitions and a different view of sovereignty as well as strategic, economic and logistical elements. Israel Z. believes that without its own military force, the European Union will have a difficult time being taken seriously as a world power.
Ricardo Israel Z. is a lawyer and a political scientist. He has a PhD and a master’s in Political Science from the University of Essex and is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Chile. He is the Director of the International Center for Quality in Democracy and of the School of Juridical and Social Sciences at the Aut