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European defence / NATO

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

NATO: (Re)Acting in an era of transition



Registration and Light Breakfast

Welcome by Partners
Dr. Ian Lesser, Vice President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Amb. Marc Otte, Director General, Egmont Royal Institute
Prof. Fabrizio Luciolli, President, Atlantic Treaty Association read more…

Strategic autonomy and EU-NATO cooperation: squaring the circle

By Jolyon Howorth (10-05-2017)

In Security Policy Briefs

Since the publication of the European Union Global Strategy (EUGS) in June 2016, there have been innumerable calls for the re-launch of the EU’s much misunderstood Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). One can call this CSDP-redux. What is the objective behind this renewed energy? read more…

Sharing the burden of keeping Europe whole, free and at peace

By Alexander Mattelaer (05-05-2017)

In Other publications

« Measuring fair burden-sharing is more complicated than it seems,” says Alexander Mattelaer. He takes a closer look at this issue, which is a hot topic of debate in the run up to the meeting of Allied leaders on 25 May in Brussels. read more…

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Allies, partners and rivals – And European strategic autonomy

Workshop on invitation only

For the celebration of Egmont Institute’s 70th Anniversary, the Europe in the World Programme is holding a workshop :

Allies, Partners and Rivals – And European Strategic Autonomy read more…

Europe’s “Maginato” Complex

By Sven Biscop (17-04-2017)

In Commentaries

A lasting conversion of President Trump to NATO will be difficult to achieve – and it will not suffice to defend Europe’s interests. read more…

Two-Speed Europe: Yes, But

By Sven Biscop (06-04-2017)

In Commentaries

Yes to a two-speed Europe if that is the only way to deepen integration, but this does entail some risks.

A Dutch version of this article was published on the website of De Morgen. read more…

How the EU can save NATO

By Sven Biscop (29-03-2017)

In Security Policy Briefs

The European Union can save NATO. It really can. Trust me.

(Photo credit: Pixabay)

Terrorism and counterterrorism in continental Europe

By Thomas Renard (21-03-2017)

In Other publications

One year after the Brussels attacks, this publication reviews the major developments that have occurred in terrorism and counterterrorism in Europe in 2016. read more…

Brussels attacks one year on: More still needs to be done

By Thomas Renard (14-03-2017)

In Other publications

Belgium has accomplished much since last year’s devastating terrorist attacks – the worst in its history. But the threats continue, and new security vulnerabilities are becoming apparent.

This article was first published in www.rusi.org read more…

Core Groups: The way to real European defence

By Dick Zandee (20-02-2017)

In Security Policy Briefs

Continuing the series of contributions from the speakers at the 6-7 February Egmont – Raytheon event on « The European Defence of Europe », Egmont publishes a policy brief by our Clingendael colleague Dick Zandee.
European countries continue to have different political views read more…