Europe’s Security and Defense


    • Op-Ed

    Is the EU Giving Life Support or Assisted Suicide to the Iran Deal?

    The EU earned international recognition for its role in the Iran deal negotiations. Now, Europeans must raise their game with continuous high-level diplomacy—while preparing for further escalation in the Middle East.

    • Strategic Europe

    Judy Asks: Should Europe Ban Huawei’s 5G?

    The United States has repeatedly warned its allies that their security could be compromised if they sign up to Huawei’s 5G networks. The EU countries are deeply divided over the issue.

    • Strategic Europe

    How to Predict Violent Conflict in Mali and Ukraine

    • Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Siri Aas Rustad, Andreas Forø Tollefsen, Jonas Vestby
    • January 28, 2020

    By using state-of-the-art early-warning models, the recent outbreaks of deadly violence in Mali and Ukraine could probably have been predicted.

    • Strategic Europe

    The Pros and Cons of a European Security Council

    France and Germany have proposed creating a European Security Council to better enable Europe to think and act strategically. The jury is still out on whether such a council will be created.

    • Strategic Europe

    Is Libya Merkel’s Legacy?

    The efforts to end the war in Libya is a test of German leadership. It might even be the beginning of a new role for Germany, which can no longer afford to let others do the diplomacy and the fighting.

    • Strategic Europe

    Judy Asks: Should NATO Stay Away From the Middle East?

    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.

    • Strategic Europe

    How to Save the Open Skies Treaty

    • Dominik P. Jankowski
    • January 09, 2020

    The multilateral arms control agreement that allows countries to fly unarmed surveillance aircraft over each other’s territory cannot afford to be torn up—but only a big transatlantic effort can save it.

    • Strategic Europe

    Europe’s Dangerous Irrelevance in Washington and the Middle East

    The Europeans have neither the political will nor military means to contain the fallout of the assassination of Iranian Quds Force leader Qassem Soleimani.

    • Op-Ed

    NATO Is Not Brain Dead

    NATO must prepare for the threats of tomorrow, when dynamics may be more complex than those between superpowers in the twentieth century. To plan for such a world will signal that the alliance is far from brain dead.

    • Strategic Europe

    A Post-Brexit Europe in a New Decade

    Boris Johnson’s sweeping election victory brings clarity for Britain but not for Europe as it enters a decade of major geostrategic shifts.

Carnegie Experts on
Europe’s Security and Defense

  • expert thumbnail - Csernatoni
    Raluca Csernatoni
    Visiting researcher
    Carnegie Europe
    Raluca Csernatoni is a visiting researcher at Carnegie Europe, where she works on European security and defense with a specific focus on disruptive technologies.
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    Judy Dempsey
    Nonresident Senior Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Editor in chief
    Strategic Europe
    Dempsey is a nonresident senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.
  • expert thumbnail - Ülgen
    Sinan Ülgen
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe
    Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on Turkish foreign policy, nuclear policy, cyberpolicy, and transatlantic relations.
  • expert thumbnail - Vimont
    Pierre Vimont
    Senior Fellow
    Carnegie Europe
    Vimont is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe. His research focuses on the European Neighborhood Policy, transatlantic relations, and French foreign policy.

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