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.
In this ‘Standpoint’, James Rogers and Luis Simón analyse the potential consequences of the United Kingdom’s referendum to leave the European Union, arguing that the consequences might not be so dramatic as often alleged, particularly if carefully-considered political and strategic thinking is adopted in London and Brussels.
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.
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.
In this Long Post, Sven Biscop argues that should the UK decide to leave the EU its leverage on the strategic decisions that shape the framework within which its military deployment takes place would be negligible.
With the UK’s Strategic Defence and Security Review in mind, in this article Alexander Clarke calls for a more flexible and agile UK force posture in Europe and the world structured around the Royal Navy.
In this ‘Standpoint’, James Rogers and Luis Simon appraise the significance of the United Kingdom in relation to the European Union, particularly in light of the debate surrounding the appointment of the President of the European Commission.