Sandy Johnston

Sandy Johnston

Sandy Johnston left UK government service in 2015 having spent more than half of a 37 year career advising and negotiating on European Defence, EU-NATO relations and UK-French bilateral defence co-operation. He represented the UK on the EU’s Politico-Military Working Group in Brussels between 2000 and 2006.

Juncker’s Blinckers

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Following the 2016 ‘State of the Union’ speech, Sandy Johnston argues that President Juncker has not heeded any of the lessons from Brexit, especially as they relate to the migration crisis and defence policy.

The Somme: reflections on Europe at war and at peace

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Against the backdrop of the recent commemorations of the Battle of the Somme, Sandy Johnston reflects on the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and on the need for Britain’s leaders to bring an historical perspective to bear on the plan moving forward.

The EU’s CSDP: an (objective) UK perspective

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Anti-EU rhetoric in the run-up to the UK referendum ignores the achievements and relevance of CSDP, as well as the risks of losing influence over its future direction. Sandy Johnston provides an objective UK perspective on the Policy.

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