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Networks

Our networks are at the heart of our policy impact. Reaching right across Europe they bring together established figures with emerging leaders who are all committed to better security for Europe. 

Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group

The Euro-Atlantic Security Leadership Group (EASLG) is an independent and informal initiative, with participants from the United States, Canada, Russia, and 15 European countries who reflect the diversity of the Euro-Atlantic region. Led by Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor Ivanov, and Sam Nunn, the EASLG has been working for three years to test ideas and develop proposals for improving nuclear and military security between the U.S. and Europe.

Programmes

Euro-Atlantic Security

Commentary

Turkey’s Relations with NATO are Undergoing a Historic Trial

Growing tensions between Turkey and its allies, particularly the United States, is a growing source of concern. Is Turkey, once considered a staunch supporter of the Trans-Atlantic security community, drifting apart? ELN member and former Turkish Ambassador to the United Kingdom Ünal Çeviköz shares his views.

16 March 2018 | Ünal Çeviköz
Euro-Atlantic Security

European Defence

Commentary

NATO-EU Cooperation: Don’t Forget Berlin Plus!

Despite the latest show of EU-NATO burgeoning collaboration, the Berlin Plus agreement has seemingly been quietly forgotten. Now is the time to recall the benefits of the only framework for NATO-EU operational cooperation in a crisis.

26 March 2018 | Nicholas Williams
European Defence

Global Security

Policy brief

Safeguarding the Iran Nuclear Deal: A Blueprint for Europe

As the future of the Iran nuclear deal looks increasingly uncertain, ELN Policy Fellow Axel Hellman argues that European policymakers should leverage the value of the transatlantic partnership to influence US decision-making and demonstrate Europe’s commitment to the deal while laying the technical and political groundwork to challenge the snapback of US sanctions.

6 April 2018 | Axel Hellman
Global Security
Policy brief

Ban the Bomb? Or Bomb the Ban?

Continuing our series of guest commentaries on the ban treaty, Dr. Brad Roberts, Director of the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, argues that the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is essentially a protest vote which may end up harming much more than it helps.

22 March 2018 | Brad Roberts
Global Security

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