Expert Commentary

– Download PDF –   Deterrence-and-dialogue forms the central feature of the transatlantic approach to Russia the Trump Administration inherited from its predecessor.  The response by NATO to Russia’s intervention …

– Download PDF –   Over the past few years, Germany has nominally adopted the superhero’s signature motto – “with great power comes great responsibility.”  But without more strategic vision, …

– Download PDF –   Europeans governments have long opted in favour of maintaining military forces. In order to defend national borders and national interests, but also to best protect …

– Download PDF – Looking at our current security environment, especially in the center of Europe, we see a number of risks and threats. In particular, complex challenges such as …

– Download PDF – The Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP), published in 2016, sets out very ambitious goals, aptly summed up in one of its key statements: “While NATO …

– Download PDF – There is a lot of uncertainty in the transatlantic relationship today.  President Donald Trump raised doubts about the U.S. commitment to NATO early in his administration.  …

– Download PDF –   Despite concerns about President Trump’s commitment to NATO given the statements he made during the 2016 presidential campaign, and the ambivalence he demonstrated after becoming …

– Download PDF –   The French Strategic Review published on October 13th 2017 and approved by President Macron gives the main guidelines for France’s security and defence policy for …

– Download PDF –   There is nothing new about tensions within the transatlantic relationship. In the last seven decades there have been many quarrels between the United States and …

– Download PDF – Germany, whether it wants the leadership job or not, is the best hope to defend the liberal international order. A global power shift of rising nationalism …