Adapting the European Security Strategy, the White Paper on security and NATO’s new strategic concept : re-framing attitudes

The adaptation of the European Security Strategy at the end of 2008, the proposals for the drafting of a White Paper on European security and defence and the first considerations about a new Strategic Concept for NATO have caused many interrogations. Realigned attitudes and interactions in the schedules complicated the diplomatic dummy entry. The new US administration, the new French policy with NATO and the big challenges of the ESDP all impose new goals and tactful politics.