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Protecting Europe: We Really Mean it

Protecting Europe: We Really Mean it

Once a year or so, the US will complain about how little our allies do. Don’t worry. It is just ritualistic behavior expected of the incumbent and carries no weight back here.

EU-NATO Relations in the Era of Trump and of the European Defence Union

EU-NATO Relations in the Era of Trump and of the European Defence Union

With President Trump, the Warsaw declaration is now more important as it delivers quite clearly what were the hopes and fears of the Obama administration and of the EU.

A World Full of Free Riders?

A World Full of Free Riders?

In some American eyes, most recently in the Trump administration, the rich nations of the world appear to find excuses to do little for global security or even their own defense.

European Defence Post-Brexit and ‘EU-NATO Cooperation’: What Level of Ambition?

European Defence Post-Brexit and ‘EU-NATO Cooperation’: What Level of Ambition?

If it wishes to stabilise its neighbourhood, the EU has no alternative but to develop its capacity to the fullest extent and to become a ‘strategically autonomous’ actor

Germany’s Return to European Leadership

Germany’s Return to European Leadership

In the wake of the Brexit vote, Germany is increasingly willing to assume responsibility for the grand edifices of Western cooperation through the UN, the EU and NATO.

What Future for Europe’s Security and Defense Policy?

What Future for Europe’s Security and Defense Policy?

Six scholars reflect on what lies ahead for European security and defense taking different countries’ strategic interests as their analytical starting point.

Image by Chad J. McNeeley (US Navy)

New Century, Old Rivalries: Russian Military Modernisation and NATO

With both NATO and Russia endeavouring to increase and improve their military capabilities against the other, a new arms race is on the cards.

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Interview – Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Anders Fogh Rasmussen elaborates on how we are living in a new Cold War, NATO’s mission in Libya, and discusses Vladimir Putin’s motives in the Middle East.

Trumped Up Alliances?

Trumped Up Alliances?

If elected, a President Trump will quickly realize that the foreign policy establishment he loves to criticize has not done a bad job on striking deals.

Revisiting Turkey’s Protean Self vs. ‘Other’

Revisiting Turkey’s Protean Self vs. ‘Other’

‘Ontological insecurity’ provides a more accurate analysis of Turkey’s Europeanization project as an alternative theoretical perspective to realism and constructivism.

Photo by Courtney Radsch

Quick to the Rescue: Humanitarian Intervention in Libya

Tthe decision-making process that guided resolution 1973 was based on national interests, realpolitik calculations, geo-strategic considerations, and domestic politics.

Review – The EU’s Foreign Policy: What Kind of Power and Diplomatic Action?

Review – The EU’s Foreign Policy: What Kind of Power and Diplomatic Action?

This thought-provoking volume on the EU’s role as an international actor contains numerous strong chapters, but sadly their coherence together as a whole is lacking.

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