In this first Long Post of a five-part series on defence and the EU Global Strategy, Jolyon Howorth makes the case for a more realistic strategic review based on clarity and simplicity.
The Middle East has always baffled Europeans, but, as Jolyon Howorth explains, five dimensions of regional and international politics are currently ripping apart Syria.
In this article, Jolyon Howorth asks whether European allies are doing anything more significant than playing the part of symbolic support systems for a US military that has no discernible strategy against ISIS.
In article 12 of our “The CSDP: National Perspectives” series, Jolyon Howorth looks at the United Kingdom.
In this article, Jolyon Howorth argues that military intervention to stabilise Iraq after the rise of the Islamic Sate of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) carries great risk.
In this article, Jolyon Howorth argues that the Common Security and Defence Policy is currently in limbo and is floundering and that the European Council on Security and Defence in December needs to address its status and future in three areas: strategic vision; autonomy; intervention.
In this interview, Luis Simón discusses the geopolitics of EU-US relations with Jolyon Howorth, Emeritus Professor of European Studies at the University of Bath.