25 Jun 2015
June Defence Summit: France Seeks to Add CSDP to the Core of the EU’s Global Approach
Author: Nathan Dufour
Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
This bulletin examines France's defense policy and budget as well as its view of the EU's Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP).
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11 Jun 2015
The Long Road to Europe: Spain and the European Community 1957-1986
Author: Charles Powell
Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies
This article commemorates 30 years of Spanish membership in the European Union looking back at the evolution of the country’s relationship with the European integration process from its origins to the moment of accession in 1986.
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2 Jun 2015
The British Election: Some Possible International Consequences
Author: Paul Michael Hedges
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)
Following the Conservative Party's victory in the UK’s May 2015 general election, this publication discusses the potentially negative consequences of three initiatives the party is expected to implement.
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Britain's Place in the World
Author: Robin Niblett
In this speech transcript, Chatham House’s Robin Niblett discusses how the United Kingdom is adapting to a changing global order and how it adjusted itself in the past.
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Between a Self-Questioning Europe, a Self-Assured Russia, and a Hapless Ukraine
Author: John R Haines
Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
In the wake of the escalation of the security situation in Ukraine, this essay looks at how Europeans' view of the US' role in NATO has changed over time.
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Bursting the UN Bubble: How to Counter Russia in the Security Council
Author: Richard Gowan
European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)
This policy brief addresses the inner workings of the UN Security Council and contends that Russia, often assisted by the passive attitude of China, has developed an effective set of tactics to constrain and even divide the US and Europe at the UN.
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Central European Journal of International and Security Studies Vol 9, Issue 2: Regimes of Cooperation
Author: Michael Becker, Pavlo Ignatiev, Iveta Hlouchova, Šárka Waisová, Jan Kovář, Dagmar Rychnovská, Trian Urban, Natalia Piskunova, Jan Prouza, Jakub Horák, Aliaksandr Novikau, Teodora-Maria Daghie, Veronika Váchalová, Daniela Lenčéš Chalániová
Central European Journal of International and Security Studies (CEJISS)
This issue includes articles on 1) the use of incremental escalation as a cost-avoidance measure in international conflicts; 2) Bangladesh’s 2014 elections; 3) the privatization of security in the Czech Republic and how this could work in Afghanistan...
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