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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. 

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.


Euro-Atlantic Security

Policy brief

The INF Treaty: The Way Forward

In this latest ELN Report, Katarzyna Kubiak examines the state of play and recommends measures to overcome the crisis over the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

17 May 2018 | Katarzyna Kubiak
Euro-Atlantic Security

Russia and NATO: How to overcome deterrence instability?

The current Russia-NATO deterrence relationship is unstable, and dangerously so. The authors argue that the interplay between the deterrence postures operated by both Russia and NATO has not been sufficiently appreciated during their development – deterrence cannot be effective if your target does not understand your actions.

Euro-Atlantic Security

European Defence


Bosnia and the EU: Time to end Operation Althea

ELN Senior Associate Fellow Nicholas Williams argues that, even if the EU’s military function in Bosnia has evolved from a deterrent to a reassurance role, the military presence could at some stage become an obstacle to progress towards EU membership.

30 April 2018 | Nicholas Williams
European Defence

Global Security

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