Dr Sebastian Mayer is a political scientist currently working as Research Fellow at the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies, University of Bremen, Germany. Previously he held positions at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg, the Collaborative Research Center “Transformations of the State” in Bremen, and at the Free University of Berlin. His research visits included, among others, the Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin, the Institute for European, Russian & Eurasian Studies, George Washington University, Washington, and the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies in Tbilisi, Georgia. He has widely published on European Security, NATO, the CSDP, and on regional security in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood.
Research Fellow at the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies, University of Bremen
Content by Sebastian Mayer
Tightening up NATO–EU Relations: Opportunities and Obstacles
Sebastian Mayer identifies the areas of friction and competition between the EU and NATO before concluding that viable cooperation can only follow a top-level debate backed by political will.