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, James Rogers asks whether pro-Europeans in the United Kingdom are able to review and update their narrative, enabling them to effectively challenge the Eurosceptics’ hegemony.
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.
European Geostrategy continues its analysis of the United Kingdom’s 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review. Daniel Fiott sits down with Julian Lindley-French, Olivier de France and Ben Jones to go over the fine print.
With the release of the United Kingdom’s 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, Daniel Fiott and James Rogers discuss what the Review means for British power and the UK’s partners.
Despite the fact that European nations will likely never procure any of the newly announced US long-range strategic bombers, Alexander Clarke argues that the LRS-Bs will still have a major impact on the United Kingdom and the rest of Europe.
In article 21 of our “The CSDP: National Perspectives” series, Nick Witney looks at the United Kingdom.