For European security institutions dealing with Mediterranean politics, the first problem is to understand what, in this region, is meant by the term ‘security’. In fact, the absence of a common strategic language in the region has traditionally been a major problem. That understanding is a precondition to any effective dialogue and to any cooperation between countries to the north and south of the Mediterranean.

Title Euro-Mediterranean Political Relations: Confidence- and Security-Builidng Measures
Author Carlos Echeverria-Jesus
Edition WP97.007, 1997