Could the creation of a common defense project help Europe move toward deeper economic integration?
Germany and the UK are likely to remain dependent on U.S. defense, because the alternatives are currently too daunting for Berlin and London.
The Polish government will try to use U.S. President Donald Trump’s July 6 visit to Warsaw to influence the White House’s policies toward Russia and Germany.
Western governments should take a number of measures to more resolutely support Ukraine’s national security and economic prospects.
If the latest Cyprus resolution talks don’t succeed, the EU needs to prepare robust contingency plans to maintain its engagement with Turkish Cypriots.
There is more energy and interest in European defense cooperation than at any time in the last fifteen years.
The insistence of some NATO allies on maintaining commitments made to Russia twenty years ago risks undermining stability and security in Europe.
The European Union should be investing in foreign policy and humanitarian aid, not weapons.
Unless Europeans agree to compromise on national sovereignty at the EU level, current defense initiatives will amount to all talk and no action.
Europeans must prepare for a less romantic and more transactional view of the EU from Washington, as the U.S. president downplays the importance of the transatlantic relationship.