ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson authored an op-ed in Project Syndicate, arguing that NATO needs to develop its own ideas to respond credibly to its adversaries’ proposals and restore its leadership role. He wrote that the alliance’s leaders must recognize that reviving the arms-control agenda is the key to members’ collective defense. The article can be found here.
ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson authored an op-ed in Project Syndicate
A “New Transatlantic Compact” in the aftermath of Brexit
Brexit incentivises the discussions about the role of the non-EU NATO members – including Turkey – in European defence and security, argue Ambassadors Fatih Ceylan and Tacan Ildem. They write that a process of developing a new transatlantic compact could be launched at the upcoming NATO Summit.
Macron’s vision: a European role for the French nuclear deterrent
Carlo Trezza looks at President Macron’s speech at the Ecole de Guerre last month on the possible role of French nuclear deterrence in the context of European security and defence.
NATO’s next Strategic Concept: getting modern deterrence right
With NATO leaders meeting in Madrid to agree on a new Strategic Concept, Adam Thomson and Graham Stacey argue that it must deliver modern deterrence fit for the next decade. They suggest four adjustments that would make NATO’s deterrence more effective at lower risk and lower cost.