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.
Faced with a plethora of crises and foreign policy challenges, Sven Biscop asks whether Europeans are up to the challenge of acting strategically.
Following the tragic attacks on Paris, Frederik Van Lokeren argues that Islamic State will continue to strike abroad and at the heart of its enemies whenever its military situation deteriorates in Syria and Iraq.
Following the attacks in Paris, Sven Biscop argues that while the West and Europe are at war with Islamic State it is time for a new offensive – a diplomatic offensive.
In this second of two articles on strategy, Sven Biscop points out that the EU is caught between member states that do not have a strategy and those that do but who do not have the means to implement one.
In this article, Sven Biscop argues that Ukraine should not be armed by Western powers for fear of escalating the crisis. He makes a plea for a diplomatic resolution to the conflict.
In article 17 of our “The CSDP: National Perspectives” series, Benoît Gomis looks at France.
In article 12 of our “The CSDP: National Perspectives” series, Jolyon Howorth looks at the United Kingdom.
In article 9 of our “The CSDP: National Perspectives and the CSDP” series, Olivier de France looks at France.
Tim Oliver looks at the growing British population and economy, which could become the largest state in Europe by 2050. How will this affect the future of European integration?