Eastward Bound? Options and Limitations in the EU's Eastern Dimension
i (red. Sverre Lodgaard) Studia Diplomatica vol. 65, no. 1, 2012.
Recent studies have underlined the growing significance of the EU as a foreign policy actor. This article explores the options and limitations inherent in the EU's neighborhood policy. It argues that the EU offers not integration, but approximation, and that the EU faces challenges concerning democracy developments and modernization in its neighborhood. Still, the EU is "eastward bound" as many of these challenges are intertwined with the EU's internal development.