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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. 

Programmes

Euro-Atlantic Security

Policy brief

Nuclear Responsibility: A New Framework to Assess U.S. and Russian Behaviour

Dr Heather Williams, Lecturer in the Defence Studies Department at King's College London (KCL) and Amelia Morgan, Research Assistant at KCL's Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) examine how the United States and Russia could become more responsible nuclear actors and strengthen the global nuclear order at a time when it is most fragile.

19 June 2018 | Heather Williams and Amelia Morgan
Euro-Atlantic Security
Report

NATO’s Brussels Summit: Getting From Good to Great

In a new ELN report released ahead of the July NATO summit in Brussels, Sir Adam Thomson, Director of the ELN and former UK Ambassador to NATO assesses three core challenges to NATO solidarity - (1) Russia, (2) NATO’s engagement southwards, and (3) transatlantic burdensharing - and offers specific recommendations in each area for the summit declaration, communique and EU-NATO Joint Declaration.

12 June 2018 | Adam Thomson
Euro-Atlantic Security
Event

The Future of Relations between Russia and the West

The European Leadership Network is partnering with King’s Centre for Strategic Communications (KCSC), the Gerda Henkel Foundation, Centre of Military and Political Studies at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) to host a public debate on the future of the relations between Russia and the West on Wednesday 4 July. The event will examine the influence of trust and emotions on the future of the relations between Russia and the West.

30 May 2018
Euro-Atlantic Security

European Defence

Commentary

Uncharted Waters: the Italian Government’s Foreign and Security Policy

Stefano Stefanini, Italy's former Ambassador to NATO, argues that the new Five Star-League Italian government will soon be faced with stark foreign policy choices. Although the government will likely remain anchored to NATO and will quickly learn it cannot 'have it all', the coalition could cause significant disruption to EU policy through populist stances on migration or Russia sanctions.

18 June 2018 | Stefano Stefanini
European Defence

Global Security

Report

Europe, Iran, and Economic Sovereignty: A New Banking Architecture in Response to US Sanctions

With the international nuclear agreement with Iran in peril following the U.S. withdrawal from it, Esfandyar Batmanghelidj and Axel Hellman present a vision of a new banking architecture that could be at the heart of a European package to protect Europe-Iran economic ties and help sustain the deal in spite of U.S. sanctions.

Global Security

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