On March 3 2017, ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson delivered the 2017 Mountbatten lecture on “Facing the Risk of War in Europe” at the University of Edinburgh.
President Macron’s recent remarks that NATO is “brain dead” can only be understood as an extension of already formulated policies, but it comes with risks, Axel Hellman and Andreas Persbo find on a recent trip to Paris.
The Russia-Ukraine war has revealed Europe’s inability to deter Russia from invading Ukraine, writes Adérito Vicente. He argues that the reasons include EU’s security idiosyncrasies, nuclear policy choices, divergent political interests, energy dependency and ineffective sanctions policy on Russia.
On Tuesday 14th June, the European Leadership Network organised a roundtable discussion with members of the OSCE Panel of Eminent Persons (PEP) on European Security as a Common Project.