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Debate: Defense policy: from bad to worse

Militairen in actie

The threat of terrorist-attacks has never been so urgent as right now in Europe. Has the time come to deepen the European cooperation on security and defense?

On Wednesday the 3rd of February 2016, Margriet Drent (expert in European security- and defense policy of Institute Clingendael), Ruud Vermeulen (chairman of the organisation for officers), Angelien Eijsink (House of Representatives, PvdA) and Raymond Knops (House of Representatives, CDA) discussed the defense policy of the Netherlands and the changing image of 'the enemy'. The debate was moderated by Kees Boonman, journalist and political commentator.

Please note that this event was held in Dutch