ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson was interviewed by ASharq News live. He commented on Ursula von der Leyen announcing an upcoming NATO defense summit.
62 political, military and diplomatic European leaders endorses the recommendations in the ELN report ‘EU-NATO Relations: Inching forward?’ and call on governments to improve EU-NATO cooperation.
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.
A new Russian offensive this year raises the threat of Belarus playing a more active role in Russia’s war in Ukraine. Even though facts on the ground point to this being a less likely scenario, decision-makers should prepare for the unexpected. The situation could change at any moment, with the risk of the conflict widening.