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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.

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Commentary

NATO enlargement: Avoiding the next missteps

Among the hopes and expectations that the election of President Biden has triggered, further enlargement of NATO is, for security in Europe, one of the most significant and problematic. In advance of the NATO Summit in June, Nick Williams argues that NATO’s door must remain open but further enlargements should wait until stricter conditions are defined and fulfilled. 

3 March 2021 | Nicholas Williams
Commentary

Why Munich is the best place for Biden to renew transatlantic security relations on Iran

US President Biden and his team have stated their interest in restoring alliances with Europe. Sahil Shah argues that there is no better place to start than announcing bold action on Iran and the JCPOA at this year’s Munich Security Conference, a topic that did more damage to transatlantic trust and security relations under Trump than any other issue.

19 February 2021 | Sahil Shah

Task Force on Greater 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.

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