And today we do face serious new challenges in the area of defense policy.
"This conference has no idea where it is taking defense policy."
Let us be clear: peacekeeping is not at the center of our foreign or defense policy.
But the program represents a major commitment to old thinking in defense policy.
But exactly how "a common defense policy" for Europe would work in practice remains uncertain.
That has paralyzed the process, because if we don't know what we're going to do it is hard to shape a defense policy.
The men are known to have disagreed sharply over defense policy.
She's absolutely in charge of defense policy on the Hill.
I, too, believe in the strong defense policy which has finally forced the Soviets to real negotiations.
That's the goal behind the sweeping revision of defense policy we began three years ago.
The challenge of a common foreign security and defence policy is very political.
And that is without even looking at the position on defence policy.
Is there to be a common defence policy or not?
Earlier efforts were made to have a common European security and defence policy.
The development of the common security and defence policy is a threat to peace.
At this stage, I should still not, however, be able to say that we can begin to talk about a common defence policy.
She is not fit to be responsible for foreign security and defence policy.
There has, in recent months, been real energy behind the attempt to create a defence policy for this Union.
I shall now turn to the European security and defence policy.
So the crucial question is what democratic control there will be when we get a common defence policy.