International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

From the Pleven Plan to the Single European Act: Notes on the European security, defense and foreign policy
Matteo Antonio Napolitano, PhD

The present paper, withoutclaiming to be exhaustive, aims to analyze andinsert in the international dynamics the main phases of construction of the European security, defense and foreign policy.Starting from the Pleven Plan and the shared need to rethinkthe European structureunder new key conditionsafter the Second World War, the essay will take into consideration the difficulties and criticalities encountered in trying to provide a unitary identity to the crucial issue of European defense, up to the Single European Act.

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