In this article, Vivien Pertusot provides a response to Alexander Mattelaer’s earlier post on the German-proposed ‘framework nation concept’.
In this article, Sven Biscop counsels against those who compare the recent Russian annexation of Crimea with Germany’s annexation of Czechoslovakia; rather, he argues that the situation could be more akin to the Algeciras agreement in 1906.
In this article, Roderick Parkes asks whether a European Union built on national insecurities and fear contains the seeds of its own destruction.
In this article, James Rogers writes a letter to European leaders from the perspective of geopolitical theorist, Sir Halford Mackinder, on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
In this article, Alexander Mattelaer looks at the implications of the German initiative for a ‘framework nations concept’ for common capability development.
In this ‘Standpoint’, first in a new series of controversial articles, James Rogers and Luis Simón tackle the issue of Ukraine and European Union relations with Russia, arguing that Brussels must firm up its stance in the Eastern Neighbourhood.
In this article, Vivien Pertusot looks at the France-German partnership on security and defence. He argues that despite promising developments, a pragmatic and cautious approach is required.
In this article, Hans Kundnani asks if Germany is likely to become a more proactive foreign policy and military actor after recent speeches made by key figures from the German political elite.
In this book review, Daniel Fiott looks at Friedrich Meinecke’s Machiavellism: The Doctrine of Raison d’État and its Place in Modern History.
In this interview, Daniel Fiott talks with Stefano Guzzini, Senior Researcher at the Danish Institute for International Studies, Professor of Government at Uppsala University and editor of The Return of Geopolitics in Europe?, about geopolitics and Europe.