When the Secretary General of Nato, Jens Stoltenberg, visits Sweden, the same questions are on everyone’s lips: could Sweden become a member of the alliance? In case of conflict, could NATO assist Sweden?
French President Emmanuel Macron met British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in the English county of Berkshire on 18th January for the 35th Anglo-French summit. This summit came as Britain tries to strengthen bilateral ties before leaving the European Union
Last year marked the revival of the long-standing idea of a Defence Europe. Member States have taken decisive steps towards more efficiency and self-sufficiency in defense. In this context, and with more legislative proposals under way, 2018 will surely be busier, maybe more ambitious?
On 5 December, NATO Foreign Ministers, High Representative and Vice President Federica Mogherini, as well as colleagues from Finland and Sweden, gathered to discuss the NATO-EU relationship and European Defence in light of the future Brussels Summit in July 2018.
Last week the European Parliament held an extraordinary joint hearing to discuss the continuing deterioration of the security situation on the Korean Peninsula (DPRK) and invited EU officials and experts.
One may guess that the current political row between Qatar and the rest of the GCC may affect the defence industrial links between the member States, but it is not. On the contrary. A good example is given by the contract clinched by Fincantieri in
What is the security dimension of climate change? Experts were invited by the European Parliament a few days ago and had the opportunity to express some ideas and recommendations. All of them used the same expression: climate change acts as/is a multiplier.
The United Kingdom will lose many of the decision making powers it currently enjoys in the field European defence and security after the country leaves the European Union in March 2019, the union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said last week, speaking at the Berlin
Shall the Spanish Parliament have a say in clearing an export licence to NAVANTIA for the sale of 5 corvettes AVANTE 2200 to Saudi Arabia?
In the dreadful financial situation of NAVANTIA, the Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy should then put a maximum pressure on the