France and Germany have completely different views about how to get European defense off the ground.
Coalition of countries accuse Russia of being responsible for NotPetya ransomware.
Better EU defense integration may be bad news for the alliance—but the US is wrong to oppose it.
The West is ill-equipped to deal with the post-1945 order.
Unless Europeans resolve their tension between being part of a place and becoming a global player, others will decide Europe’s strategic future.
If EU member states were to really do something to boost the union’s defences, what would it be? Not PESCO.
Theresa May cannot make the hard choices on Brexit until she decides what the Tory party is fundamentally about: tradition or enterprise. Either way, she is bound to put her government in peril.
If the international system is moving toward great-power competition, having a Europe that is more integrated, including on defense issues, and better able to withstand pressure from Russia and China ultimately serves America’s own interest.
Germany’s new/old coalition is unstable, yet it has no option but to stick together.
Years of spending cuts have left the Dutch armed forces unable to meet even NATO’s Article 5 commitments.