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The UK, France and the Challenge of Brexit to European Security

Joseph Dobbs, a Research Fellow at the ELN, argues that France is the most important bilateral relationship for the UK in a post-Brexit Europe and makes seven recommendations on how London and Paris can cooperate to protect European security.

22 December 2016 | Joseph Dobbs
Euro-Atlantic Security|EU|France|Security|United Kingdom
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NTI Report: Rising Nuclear Dangers

Following on from research by the European Leadership Network (ELN) since 2014 on the risks of unwanted military escalation between NATO and Russia, the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) have published a new report on rising nuclear dangers. "Rising Nuclear Dangers: Steps to Reduce Risks in...

15 December 2016
Euro-Atlantic Security
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Managing Hazardous Incidents in the Euro-Atlantic Area: A New Plan of Action

In the most comprehensive public study of its kind, the ELN examines existing the agreements for avoiding dangerous military incidents between NATO countries, NATO partners, and Russia before outlining definite mechanisms for their improvement.

2 November 2016 | Lukasz Kulesa, Thomas Frear and Denitsa Raynova
Euro-Atlantic Security|Arms Control|CSBMs|NATO|OSCE|Risk Reduction|Russia|Russia-West Relations|Security
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Avoiding Hazardous Incidents in the Euro-Atlantic Area: Post-workshop report

Report on the workshop on Avoidance of Hazardous Military Incidents between NATO and Russia, held in Brussels, 21-22 September 2016 The European Leadership Network has been investigating for some time the issue of close encounters between Russian and NATO militaries. On 21st-22nd September, in...

19 October 2016 | Lukasz Kulesa, Thomas Frear and Denitsa Raynova
Euro-Atlantic Security|CSBMs|NATO|OSCE|Risk Reduction|Russia|Russia-West Relations

Trident replacement? Think Again

Nick Ritchie of the University of York criticises the security value of the British nuclear deterrent, arguing that its maintenance and renewal is detrimental to British security and the national discourse.

13 July 2016 | Dr Nick Ritchie
Euro-Atlantic Security|Deterrence|Nuclear Arms Control|Nuclear Disarmament|Nuclear Weapons|United Kingdom
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NATO’s Nuclear Future: Deter, Reassure, Engage?

A new report, “NATO’s Nuclear Future: Deter, Reassure, Engage?”, prepared by the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and co-authored by ELN Senior Associate Fellow Simon Lunn, argues that NATO must adopt a balanced approach that includes the proper mix of deterrence, reassurance, and engagement with Russia.

17 June 2016 | Simon Lunn
Euro-Atlantic Security|Deterrence|NATO|Russia-West Relations

ELN Member Survey on EU-Russia Relations

ELN Members have been surveyed on EU-Russia relations in order to inform the EU’s new Global Strategy on Foreign and Security Policy.

6 June 2016
Euro-Atlantic Security|European Defence|EU|Russia|Russia-West Relations