The 2019 NPT Review Conference looks set to be as polarising as ever. Here are the issues the NPT community will need to find common ground on in order to strengthen the NPT regime.
NATO at 70
As part of a special anniversary series, the European Leadership Network publishes the views of network members with high-office experience in NATO, including former Secretary-Generals, on the shape and future of the Alliance.
Although the EU’s increased defence efforts and states’ diverging industrial interests will inevitably create tensions in the short-term, these should not be allowed to poison transatlantic relations.
Whilst unbridgeable differences regarding the Ban Treaty exist, the urgent need to prevent the unacceptable humanitarian consequences of the use of nuclear weapons and risks this weaponry entails must be of shared concern, argues Ambassador Alexander Kmentt
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.
Today the debate over European ‘strategic autonomy’ revolves mostly around the military aspects of the EU security and defence policy. However, the Union’s added value vis-à-vis other actors in the field has often been within the civilian realm.
Ahead of the EU-China Summit, Dr Yu Jie argues that given an increasingly fractious relationship with Washington, China will be looking to adjust its strategic bilateral partnerships in Europe.
Former NATO Secretary-General and ELN member, Anders Fogh Rasmussen argues that the EU and NATO must work more closely together – as partners, not rivals.
Latest policy briefs & reports
As European governments push for negotiations to restrain Iran’s missile program, a new ELN policy brief assesses its missile developments.
In this ELN-IISS research paper, Policy Fellow Alice Billon-Galland and Research Analyst Yvonni-Stefania Efstathiou assess whether current PESCO projects address the EU’s identified shortfalls to any meaningful extent.
This backgrounder offers important information on critical issues relevant to the Warsaw ministerial on the Middle East and other upcoming events.