ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson and Policy Fellow Dr Katarzyna Kubiak participated in a media press event launching a new ELN-RIAC report Towards a More Stable NATO-Russia Relationship (in English and Russian)
This ELN report argues that NATO's target of spending 2% of GDP on defence is an arbitrary benchmark which should cease to be the only measure of contributions to collective defence and security. A central criticism of the 2% is that it does not consider - nor promote - action on important...
Statement by the Chair and Executive Director of the European Leadership Network on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will have devastating consequences for the security of all of us in Europe and beyond. The ELN’s Chair Lord Des Browne and Director Sir Adam Thomson call for an immediate cessation of hostilities and the resumption of serious diplomacy.
Vivien Pertusot suggestes that the EU and its member states adopt “co-opetition” (an attitude implementing both co-operation and competition simultaneously) as their modus operandi with Russia.