Resetting the US-EU Defense Relationship
By rejecting the manner in which the EU develops into a defense actor, Washington risks losing its ability to shape that discussion.
Enhancing Germany’s Conflict Prevention Strategies
The German government’s three new prevention strategies set high conceptual standards, but they need more focus.
Red Herring & Black Swan: Five Eyes for Europe
The EU‘s foreign and security policy needs to be backed up by shared intelligence. Eventually, the EU should have its own intelligence agency. For …
Why Europe Needs a Security Council
In the new world of great power competition, European cooperation is vital for survival.
“AI Can Change the Balance of Power”
AI is on the verge of becoming a critical part of our societies, says former State Secretary of Defense Katrin Suder. A debate over …
A Quantum of Solace
London is likely to use its security assets as bargaining chips in the Brexit negotiations.
New Kid on the Block
The ambitions of the People’s Liberation Army are beginning to approach Europe’s backyard.
A Call to Arms Control
New dialogue on military affairs and armament can help rebuild security in East-West relations.
A Milestone, Not an End Point
Germany’s new security white paper is a big step for a country still largely averse to strategic thinking.
Paper Tiger No More
Some issues in Germany’s security white paper need clarification before the Franco-German couple works hand-in-glove on defense.
There are compelling reasons for the EU to use the OSCE to engage China on security issues of joint concern.
Security Policy as Symbolism
German military and security policy still suffers from serious constraints.
The Comeback of Nuclear Deterrence
A refresher course for what the West will need to do to re-establish a deterrence regime.
Recent conflicts have shown that European security won’t work without a hybrid security policy. Here’s what a triad of deterrence, resilience, and defense could look like.
If Xi Does a Putin
The crisis in Ukraine has forced the West to reconsider how it defends international law. As tensions in South East Asia grow, can Berlin apply the same lessons to a European Asia policy?