Articles on Security and Defence

Will Europe hold together after Paris? (Commentary)

Mark Leonard & Vessela Tcherneva - 16 November 2015

Beneath the talk of unity and common anxiety, three dividing lines are opening up across Europe - how they are resolved will determine whether the EU emerges stronger with its values intact.

European countries edge towards war on terror (Commentary)

Anthony Dworkin - 09 September 2015

British drone strikes on jihadists in Syria are part of a European trend towards US-style military responses to terrorism overseas

War and peace in Berlin’s minds: threat inflation and denial in Germany (Commentary)

Gustav Gressel - 17 June 2015

Why do Germans so strongly oppose military intervention in defence of NATO?

(Limited) freedom of movement (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 08 April 2015

The EU must not confuse the subjects of counter-terrorism and migration.

Yemen melts down (Commentary)

Adam Baron - 25 March 2015

The devestating bombings on Friday are just the latest sign that the country is coming apart at the seams.

UN Peace Operations and European Security: New Strategic Dynamics (Commentary)

Richard Gowan - 25 February 2015

Europe faces a worsening security situation on many fronts and needs tools – new and old – to stabilize its neighbourhood.