“Of course, it will widen the rift between Europe and America,” former British diplomat and director of the European Leadership Network Adam Thomson told me this week, “European governments will look even more intensely at how they can provide for their own security.” It will not be as insulting to European leaders as Trump’s violation of the Iran anti-nuclear deal, he said. Europeans saw that agreement as the crowning achievement of European Union security diplomacy. But it will burn.”
Steve Andreasen examines the complexities of Euro-Atlantic security with regards to arms control, diplomacy with Russia and the role of NATO as nuclear Alliance.
Responding to a recent ELN paper, Igor Istomin notes that the report’s technical proposals to increase stability may be implemented only if the overall political climate between Russia and NATO improves
Oleg Shulga offers his views on conventional force issues in Europe, one of the sticking points in the relations between NATO and Russia.