PESCO, Tocci: the challenges of an inclusive process

«What does PESCO entail? It basically means that Europeans are going to be doing defence research together, they are going to jointly acquire capabilities and they are going to jointly use those capabilities through operations. But the fact that 23 out of 28 member states have signed up to PESCO does raise the question: is this an excessively inclusive process at the expense of ambitions?» .