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Euro-Atlantic Security

This programme looks at the security environment in the Euro-Atlantic area, especially at the challenges connected with the deterioration of relations between Russia and the West. It analyses the consequences for national governments, the EU, NATO and the OSCE and offers recommendations on future policy.

Task Force on great cooperation in Europe

The Task Force, a select group of senior statesmen and women drawn from the key states of greater Europe, brings forward proposals to allow all countries of the region to decisively break with the costly legacy of the Cold War and focus more effectively on meeting the emerging political, economic, and security challenges of the 21st century.

Latest Publications

Commentary

No peace – no war: The future of the Russia-NATO relationship

Dr Prokhor Tebin, Russia-based independent military and security expert, argues that a high probability of war between Russia and NATO is not the key challenge in Russia-NATO relations, but the low probability of meaningful dispute resolutions for Russia in engaging with NATO as a whole.

14 September 2018 | Prokhor Tebin
Euro-Atlantic Security
Commentary

Post-Helsinki Opportunities for New START and the INF Treaty?

Independent expert Dmitry Stefanovich argues that the Helsinki Summit could herald the beginning of a new phase in US-Russia arms control. By analysing current bilateral disputes over the existing arms control treaties, New START and INF, Stefanovich proposes a number of recommendations to advance the current stalemate.

25 July 2018 | Dmitry Stefanovich
Euro-Atlantic Security
Report

Living in (Digital) Denial: Russia’s Approach to Cyber Deterrence

Last week’s Helsinki Summit has brought renewed focus to Russian actions in cyberspace. In a new report, ELN Research Associate Joss Meakins explores Russia’s conflicted approach to cyber deterrence and proposes new ways to create a more stable Russia-West cyber deterrence relationship.

23 July 2018 | Joss Meakins
Euro-Atlantic Security
Commentary

ELN Western Balkans Security Roundtable – Summary Note

On 27-28 June 2018, the European Leadership Network hosted a roundtable discussion in the UK House of Lords examining the political, security and economic conditions in the Western Balkans and how best to promote stability and democratic reform across the region. The meeting was co-chaired by Lord Browne of Ladyton and ELN member and former Albanian Defence Minister, Fatmir Mediu.

13 July 2018 | Denitsa Raynova
Euro-Atlantic Security
Commentary

Two summits that can change the fate of the INF Treaty

At the ongoing NATO Brussels summit and the Trump-Putin meeting following right after, there will be one issue that can make all the difference between a success and failure: the ability to resolve the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF Treaty) crisis.

11 July 2018 | Katarzyna Kubiak
Euro-Atlantic Security

Latest Events

Event

ELN-RIAC Seminar: Towards a More Stable NATO-Russia Relationship

On 16-17 July 2018, the European Leadership Network together with the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) co-hosted a seminar in Moscow as part of a joint project to identify specific, realistic and politically feasible steps that Russia, NATO and NATO members can take to move towards a more stable deterrence relationship.

17 July 2018
Euro-Atlantic Security
Event

The Future of Relations between Russia and the West

The European Leadership Network is partnering with King’s Centre for Strategic Communications (KCSC), the Gerda Henkel Foundation, Centre of Military and Political Studies at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism (ICCT) to host a public debate on the future of the relations between Russia and the West on Wednesday 4 July. The event will examine the influence of trust and emotions on the future of the relations between Russia and the West.

30 May 2018
Euro-Atlantic Security