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The European External Action Service (EEAS) was established following the entry into force of the Treaty of Lisbon in 2009 as an EU Department of Foreign Affairs and Diplomacy. It falls under the authority of the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (currently Federica Mogherini). With the development of the common foreign policy and the military integration that goes with it, a worrying trend of corporate-fuelled militarism has taken shape. The well represented arms industry aims its firepower at the EU institutions via a wide network of clubs, associations, organisations, government departments and other official and unofficial channels.