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The Common Foreign and Security Policy seems to follow under the purview of the EU Council. This means it is fully intergovernmental and you are represented in it by your minister, Michèle Alliot-Marie, though Javier Solana plays a key role in his capacity as EUHRCFSP.

The page I linked above is the view from the European Commission (see also this), and it gives you pointers to all the relevant institutions. At the Commission level, I think it is Benita Ferrero-Waldner (EU Commissioner for External Relations) that would have any responsibility for Defence issues.

In the European Parliament it is Committee on Foreign Affairs that has responsibility for the CFSP.

Committee responsible for:
1.   the common foreign and security policy (CFSP) and the European security and defence policy (ESDP). In this context the committee is assisted by a subcommittee on security and defence;
The French MEPs sitting on the committee are:
and a few additional "substitutes". On the Security and Defence subcommittee you find Morillon, Rocard and Vatanen.

One thing we don't do enough of in Europe compared to the US is to contact our representatives directly. You now have a list of all of yours [in the case of the European Parliament you can contact the chairmen of the committees, and document rapporteurs, regardless of nationality or political affiliation].

A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sun Jun 18th, 2006 at 06:16:32 PM EST
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