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Moreover, it aims at assuming a role in the defence policies of its member states in that the Constitutional Treaty, in its existing form, includes a common defence clause and the establishment of the European Defence Agency. If taken literally, all these tasks together amount to an enormous burden of responsibility. Can the EU credibly take care of all this? What bearing does this shouldering of responsibility have on its actions in practice? How the EU came to assume such a role in security policy can be fruitfully approached through the six general principles for the allocation of duties that guide all the chapters in this volume.
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Furthermore, the above principles (including the one just discussed) suffer from the added limitation that they cover non-voluntarily acquired duties The Problem of Institutional Responsibility 29 only. But we may voluntarily shoulder duties as well. In line with the practice to be found in at least some parts of the pertaining literature, let us distinguish, therefore, such voluntarily shouldered duties from the rest by calling them obligations. For instance, making a promise is a paradigmatic way of acquiring an obligation.