As Armenia goes to the polls this weekend, Andreas Persbo writes that the election will have implications for the political landscape of the region. But it also represents an opportunity for multilateral cooperation that Brussels, Moscow and Washington should grasp.
Rather than forever circling the wagons, NATO needs to develop its own ideas so that it can respond credibly to its adversaries’ proposals and restore its leadership role. As the alliance’s leaders gather this week, the ELN’s director Adam Thomson argues that they must recognize that reviving the arms-control agenda is the key to members’ collective defence.
Dr Klaus Wittmann, ret. Bundeswehr Brigadier General argues that while NATO would be right to retain the three core tasks in the 2010 Strategic Concept: Collective Defence, Crisis Management, Cooperative Security, it should agree on two new tasks: Consultation and Resilience, and that clear instruction must come from today’s Brussels summit.
Mistakes, misunderstandings and miscalculation – reducing the risk of NATO/Russia military incidents and escalation: ELN-LIIA round table report
Ahead of the NATO and Biden-Putin Summits, the ELN and LIIA convened forty senior military and civilian experts from Russia and NATO countries to progress the discussion on NATO/Russia military-to-military dialogue.
Ahead of the NATO Summit, five members of the ELN’s senior network share their views and analysis
The NATO Summit on 14 June will be the first of the post-Trump “NATO is obsolete” era. While the optics for a successful summit are good, Nicholas Williams and Simon Lunn consider its substance.
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.
13 May 2021 09:00-10:15 PDT (San Francisco) / 17:00-18:15 BST (London) The European Leadership Network (ELN) is proud to invite Rose Gottemoeller to discuss her new memoir Negotiating the New START Treaty, set to be released in May 2021. The focus of the book talk...
Russia and the High North: How Should the West Engage the Next Chair of the Arctic Council (2021-23)?
ELN Policy Fellow Katarina Kertysova spoke at a Chatham House event focusing on the upcoming Russian Chairmanship of the Arctic Council (2021-23).
ELN Policy Fellow Katarina Kertysova spoke at a Wilson Center telephonic event on Russia’s military posture in the European Arctic.