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.
In this interview, Daniel Fiott talks with Olivier de France about how various elements of French society are reacting to the 13 November Islamic State attacks on Paris.
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 article, Daniel Fiott looks at the likely effects of a ‘Brexit’ for French strategy and he argues that France must wake up now if it is to have any meaningful influence on the British EU referendum debate.
In this article, Daniel Fiott takes a look at the politics behind the EU’s planned military operation against migrant smugglers in Libya.
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 concluding article in ‘The CSDP: National Perspectives’ series, Daniel Fiott shares some thoughts on the collection of articles and the future of the CSDP.
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.