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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

ELN Western Balkans Security Roundtable – Summary Note

On 27-28th June 2018 the European Leadership Network (ELN) hosted a roundtable discussion in the British House of Lords under the co-chairmanship of ELN Chairman Lord Browne 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
Policy intervention

Towards a NATO-Russia Basic Understanding

With the NATO Brussels summit starting today and a Trump-Putin meeting due next week, there is an urgent need to inject new thinking into the debate on Russia-NATO relations. A new approach has been proposed by the ELN-supported Task Force on Cooperation in Greater Europe, endorsed by former foreign and defence ministers, military leaders, diplomats and experts from the United Kingdom, Turkey, Russia, France, Ukraine, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.

9 July 2018
Euro-Atlantic Security
Policy brief

Nuclear Responsibility: A New Framework to Assess U.S. and Russian Behaviour

Dr Heather Williams, Lecturer in the Defence Studies Department at King's College London (KCL) and Amelia Morgan, Research Assistant at KCL's Centre for Science and Security Studies (CSSS) examine how the United States and Russia could become more responsible nuclear actors and strengthen the global nuclear order at a time when it is most fragile.

19 June 2018 | Heather Williams and Amelia Morgan
Euro-Atlantic Security
Report

NATO’s Brussels Summit: Getting From Good to Great

In a report released ahead of the NATO summit in Brussels, Sir Adam Thomson, ELN Director and former UK Ambassador to NATO assesses three core challenges to NATO solidarity - (1) Russia, (2) NATO’s engagement southwards, and (3) transatlantic burdensharing - and offers specific recommendations in each area for the summit declaration, communique and EU-NATO Joint Declaration.

12 June 2018 | Adam Thomson
Euro-Atlantic Security

Latest Events

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