European Sovereignty: Publications

Policy Brief

Health sovereignty: How to build a resilient European response to pandemics

Jonathan Hackenbroich, Jeremy Shapiro, and Tara Varma - 29 June, 2020

Europe must improve its early warning systems, supply chain resilience, medical R&D, and cyber security and technology, to act decisively in future emergencies

Independence play: Europe’s pursuit of strategic autonomy

Ulrike Esther Franke, Tara Varma - 18 July, 2019

To fulfil its true potential, the EU needs to end its strategic cacophony and focus on capability building

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Machine politics: Europe and the AI revolution

Ulrike Franke & Paola Sartori - 11 July, 2019

The EU appears to be largely uninterested in AI’s geopolitical importance, but its member states can only influence the global development of AI if they act tog

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Rescuing multilateralism

Anthony Dworkin, Richard Gowan - 25 June, 2019

The turmoil in the current system represents an opportunity for Europeans to shape a new order that meets their strategic needs.

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Protecting Europe against hybrid threats

Gustav Gressel - 25 June, 2019

Europe should pursue a ‘dual track’ approach of confrontation followed by dialogue with unfriendly cyber powers.

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Building Europeans’ capacity to defend themselves

Nick Witney - 25 June, 2019

To hedge against US disengagement without precipitating it, Europeans should converge on “taking a greater share of the burden of defending Europe”

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Meeting the challenge of secondary sanctions

Ellie Geranmayeh, Manuel Lafont Rapnouil - 25 June, 2019

The EU and its member states should strengthen their sanctions policy and begin to build up their deterrence and resilience against secondary sanctions

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Harnessing artificial intelligence

Ulrike Franke - 25 June, 2019

If Europe does not address these difficult questions soon it will find itself surrounded by more powerful rivals deploying AI against it

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Redefining Europe’s economic sovereignty

Jean Pisani-Ferry, Mark Leonard, Elina Ribakova, Jeremy Shapiro, and Guntram Wolff - 25 June, 2019

Europeans can take steps now to enhance their economic power, without advocating increased protectionism or a retreat from globalisation.