For many years, the EU has been vocal about its ambition to become a powerful global actor. Finding a proper arrangement of relations with its biggest neighbour, Russia, has been the principal test of the viability of this aspiration. However, the recurrent crises Russia has triggered – especially the recent recognition of the breakaway republics […]
The debate on Europe’s ‘strategic autonomy’ gains traction – working with global networks to promote norms and public goods is key.
In a difficult international context, the idea of EU strategic autonomy resurfaces – but what does it mean for security and defence?
However, will these initiatives realistically advance EU defence?