The European Union Institute for Security Studies is the EU's agency for analyzing foreign, security and defence policy issues. Its core mission is to assist the EU and its member states in the implementation of the Common Foreign and Security Policy, including the Common Security and Defence Policy as well as other external action of the Union. The Institute was set up to strengthen the EU’s analysis, foresight, and networking capacity in external action. The Institute also acts as an interface between the EU institutions and external experts – including security actors – to develop the EU’s strategic thinking. The EUISS is now an integral part of the structures that underpin the further development of the CFSP/CSDP. ecurity C operational autonomy of the EUISS.
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