Author profile: Antonio Calcara

Antonio Calcara is a post-doctoral researcher at LUISS University in Rome. He won the Egmont and the European Security and Defence College “Global Strategy Ph.D. Prize” in 2019 and is the author of European Defence Decision-Making: Dilemmas of Collaborative Arms Procurement (Routledge).

Review: The Political Economy of European Security

Review: The Political Economy of European Security

A timely and very innovative analysis of the relationships between interest groups and EU institutions in the fields of justice, home affairs and defence.

Review Feature – The Experts are Dead, Long Live the Experts!

Review Feature – The Experts are Dead, Long Live the Experts!

Two new books, The Ideas Industry and The Death of Expertise, consider the role of experts in the current US political landscape but reach quite different conclusions.

Brexit Impact on European Armaments Cooperation: A Win-Win Situation

Brexit Impact on European Armaments Cooperation: A Win-Win Situation

As far as European armaments cooperation is concerned, the most likely scenario after Brexit is “business as usual”.

Review – The New Power Politics: Networks and Transnational Security Governance

Review – The New Power Politics: Networks and Transnational Security Governance

Through a balance of quantitative and qualitative methods this volume links formal network analysis with an innovative conception of power as a dynamic element.

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