The European Union Institute for Security Studies publishes a new report on the future of European armed forces. Can Europeans remain militarily powerful in the third decade of the twenty-first century?
In the eighth of European Geostrategy’s interview series, James Rogers speaks to Benoit Gomis about the British-French Alliance, the French-led operation in Mali and the future of London-Paris relations.
Many Conservatives in the United Kingdom want their country to leave the European Union. They are dangerously wrong. The reason for continued British participation in the European project is decidedly geopolitical, not only economic. Here is why…
What is happening in the North? Are we witnessing the emergence of a ‘Wider North’, which threatens to complicate European security? What role will the United Kingdom be compelled to assume in the years ahead as the North rises to complicate the standard global geopolitical picture?
In the fifth of European Geostrategy’s interview series, James Rogers speaks to Richard Whitman about the Financial Crisis’ impact on European integration, European enlargement, British relations with the rest of the European Union, and demographic changes within the European Union’s Member States.
The Common Security and Defence Policy was conceived of as a means to allow Europeans to pool their military power in service of a common European interest. But are we now reaching an endpoint where Europeans will serve the British interest – the United Kingdom being the only great power left in the European ring?
In the second of European Geostrategy’s interview series, James Rogers speaks to Sven Biscop about European ‘grand strategy’ in light of the Euro crisis, British-French military co-operation and the overthrow of regimes in Northern Africa.
How and why should Europeans become more involved in the foreign and strategic affairs of the Indo-Pacific? Why are the European isolationists wrong? What role, in particular, is there for the United Kingdom and France? And should Europeans be willing to sell Asian countries arms?