As the 2017 Munich Security Conference draws to a close, it is clear that the future of the EU will be determined largely in Washington and Paris.
European governments have had enough of U.S. haranguing but still have different views about defense and security.
The longer the French government postpones economic reforms, the weaker Europe will become.
Following Donald Trump’s electoral victory in the United States, will French presidential candidate François Fillon be defeated by populism?
The 1956 Suez Crisis created a rift between London and Paris that has hampered European defense ever since.
Both Paris and Berlin are keen to boost the EU’s military role in the world. But their different strategic cultures may hinder the creation of a stronger EU defense.
Carnegie Europe invited Antonin Baudry, former speechwriter to Dominique de Villepin, then French minister of foreign affairs, to discuss the acclaimed satirical graphic novel Quai d’Orsay.
Paris believes that divisions in NATO between East and South would threaten alliance unity, and that the crises in Europe’s neighborhoods require a comprehensive response.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
European defense cooperation is being spurred more by the convergence of national priorities than by the efforts of institutions like the EU and NATO.