Brussels Summit EU to Refocus on Stalled Defense Initiatives

EU leaders are gathering in Brussels Thurday in an effort to shore up the bloc's common defense policy, amid growing doubts over whether Europe can bridge divergent national views on the continent's security role.
Von Christopher Alessi
Hopes are high that Thursday's summit will lead to the EU buffing up its defense capabilities and facilitating drone development and other projects. Pictured: an MQ-1B Predator drone.

Hopes are high that Thursday's summit will lead to the EU buffing up its defense capabilities and facilitating drone development and other projects. Pictured: an MQ-1B Predator drone.

REUTERS/ U.S. Air Force/ Julianne Showalter