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Understanding the Limitations of the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy

Understanding the Limitations of the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy

Due to the presence of the Alliance Security Dilemma, European defence cooperation is likely to remain bilateral and sub-regional, with negative ramifications for Europe’s power in the international system.

European Defence Policy: An Economic Perspective

European Defence Policy: An Economic Perspective

European defence policy cannot ignore economic dimensions. Falling defence budgets and rising costs mean that difficult choices are ahead for nation states, the EU, and national defence industries.

Defending Canada in 2013

Defending Canada in 2013

As a new year dawns, Canada should accept that the strategies and doctrines of the last 20 years do not apply to the current global context. Relying on outdated concerns makes little sense in 2013 and beyond.

Towards a More Secure Europe: A New Focus on Defence

Towards a More Secure Europe: A New Focus on Defence

Rethinking CSDP in times of austerity will require revisiting ideas that previously may have seemed politically unacceptable.

Coming up for Air: Making Sense of the Australian ‘Future Submarines’ Debate

Coming up for Air: Making Sense of the Australian ‘Future Submarines’ Debate

The Australian government will decide on a new submarine programme before mid-2012, its largest ever defence procurement. The debate is part of the discourse about China’s rise. For the first time, Australia’s major trading partner is not a member of the Western alliance.

Britain in the World: Lessons from Afghanistan

Britain in the World: Lessons from Afghanistan

In today’s world the prosperity, security, liberty and civil liberties of those at home cannot be separated from events beyond our borders. The era of a global recession and the global threat of terrorism prove that to any residual doubters. A belief that you have responsibility beyond your borders is not, as some would have it, ideological, but, a necessary response to the world in which we live.

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