On June 2, 2021, the ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson spoke to the Times Radio’s Carole Walker about the upcoming NATO Summit.
Munich Security Conference 2019: “European strategic autonomy in defence – Implications for industry and politics”
The ELN partnered with the Federation of German Industries (BDI) to host a high-level roundtable on European defence at the 2019 Munich Security Conference.
Following Russia’s military action, the United States will sooner or later turn back to its “Pivot to Asia” due to China’s challenge to its global primacy, leaving the EU to deal with Russia relatively alone. The EU finds itself at a turning point in its history where it needs to take decisive steps towards building a comprehensive security and defence strategy, writes Iren Marinova.
Europeans need to think more systemically about capability development and combine NATO and EU efforts. The institutions fundamentally approach capabilities in different ways: NATO is interested in capabilities that caters to its operations while the EU considers capabilities a member state...