Ulrike Esther Franke - 07 June 2018
German politicians struggle to endorse Emmanuel Macron’s proposal for a “European Intervention Initiative” not least because the term intervention sounds misleading in German.
Nick Witney - 22 May 2018
The cultivation of a shared strategic European defence culture must encompass the possibility – the likelihood, in fact – of autonomous European action
Gustav Gressel - 17 May 2018
Sending anti-tank guided weapons to Ukraine is the right decision. But the Trump administration has gone about it the wrong way.
Gustav Gressel - 27 March 2018
Scepticism about Germany’s willingness to confront a revisionist Russia in 2014 has vanished. But there is new disappointment that the German diplomatic leadership has no military equivalent.
by Teodora Delcheva & Stefan Soesanto - 21 March 2018
Mark Leonard & Norbert Röttgen - 14 February 2018
It is time to move past institutional integration and develop practical European security capabilities.
Nick Witney - 01 February 2018
Mark Galeotti - 22 January 2018
Russia is being weaponised to justify big-ticket buys for the UK military, yet there’s little talk of what Moscow thinks matters.
Ulrike Esther Franke - 17 November 2017
Criticisms of PESCO could equally be applied to Germany’s broader security and defence policy.
Nick Witney - 15 November 2017
PESCO’s commitments have been watered down so as to become virtually meaningless.
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