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The buck passing stops here on European norms for drones

October 11, 2018

By Delina Goxho   The most recent Trump administration changes to the policies regulating drone strikes are still secret, but what we do know sets a dangerous precedent on the use of armed drones and the use of force broadly, with strong implications to the USA as well as Europe. . The current U.S. policy … Continue reading “The buck passing stops here on European norms for drones”


Grand Coalition Deal: What to Expect from Germany’s next Government in Foreign and Security Policy

February 26, 2018

  By Felix Manig Five months after the September 2017 elections, the ‘grand coalition’ deal between Angela Merkel’s centre-right CDU, her sister-party CSU and the centre-left Social Democrats (SPD) is set to end unprecedented political stalemate in Germany. While the deal hinges on a final approval by the 460,000 members of the SPD base in … Continue reading “Grand Coalition Deal: What to Expect from Germany’s next Government in Foreign and Security Policy”


The Future of European Defence Cooperation: a win-win for Transatlantic security

October 2, 2017

By Bolton Smith and Gabriel White   Any mention of independent European defence efforts usually raises concern amongst pundits in Washington. From fears that European defence initiatives are meant to replace NATO to suggestions that Germany is trying to consolidate a European army under its command, commentary from the American perspective has the unfortunate tendency … Continue reading “The Future of European Defence Cooperation: a win-win for Transatlantic security”


Strife Series on British Security Post-Brexit, Part V – Brexit Defence Implications: Mind the Gap

April 3, 2017

By Alfonc Rakaj Divorces are messy. They separate families by turning parents against each other as they negotiate over their assets and determine child custody rights. Furthermore, children often have to make uneasy decisions and can find themselves pitted against one of their parents while siding with the other. Such actions resemble the British attempt … Continue reading “Strife Series on British Security Post-Brexit, Part V – Brexit Defence Implications: Mind the Gap”


The future of European defence: An interview with Daniel Keohane

April 25, 2016

Daniel Keohane interviewed by Annabelle Vuille Annabelle Vuille: What would you say are the most pressing security challenges faced by Europe today? Daniel Keohane: Let me answer this question slightly differently, as there are numerous security challenges to be listed – from Russia to ISIS, failing states in the Middle East, the refugee challenge, and terrorism etc. … Continue reading “The future of European defence: An interview with Daniel Keohane”


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