Wind of change in Europe’s defence policy

By |december 26th, 2019|artificial intelligence, China, Defender2020, DG Defence Industry and Space, drones, European defence, European Defence Agency, European Defence Fund, INF Treaty, Jens Stoltenberg, Jorge Domecq, Military Mobility, Nato, New START treaty, News, nuclear weapons, pesco, Russia|

As Europe struggles with financial and political obstacles besetting its joint defence policy efforts, and NATO faces internal rifts and an increasingly assertive Russia and China, here are six issues to watch in Europe's security and defence in 2020.

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Faced with defence budget threats, EU eyes new money sources

By |december 11th, 2019|Alexander Stubb, European Defence Agency, European Defence Fund, european investment bank, Jorge Domecq, News, pesco|

The ongoing EU budget negotiations have revealed the intention to enforce substantial cuts in Europe's external action agenda. This could represent another drawback for the bloc's defence ambitions and will be discussed by EU leaders at a summit on 12-...

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Faced with defence budget threats, EU eyes new money sources

By |december 11th, 2019|Alexander Stubb, European Defence Agency, European Defence Fund, european investment bank, Jorge Domecq, News, pesco|

The ongoing EU budget negotiations have revealed the intention to enforce substantial cuts in Europe's external action agenda. This could represent another drawback for the bloc's defence ambitions and will be discussed by EU leaders at a summit on 12-...

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EDA chief: We need both, strategic autonomy and defence cooperation

By |december 2nd, 2019|EU-NATO, European Defence Agency, European Defence Fund, European defence industry, Jorge Domecq, News, permanent structured cooperation, strategic autonomy, United States|

With all the new types of challenges emerging in Europe, NATO can no longer do the job on its own, which is why Europe has to step up its defence cooperation, Jorge Domecq, who heads the European Defence Agency (EDA), told EURACTIV in his end-of-term i...

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EU expands military cooperation with 13 new joint projects

By |november 12th, 2019|CARD, European defence, European Defence Agency, Federica Mogherini, News, pesco|

EU defence ministers on Tuesday (12 November) signed off on the third wave of 13 new proposals under the EU's Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) framework, raising the number of agreed joint military projects to 47 initiatives.

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UK’s tortured approach to EU defence takes new twist

By |marec 30th, 2018|Brexit, common defence, EU defence action plan, EU military operations, EU-NATO, European Defence Agency, News, pesco|

The UK has always had a tortured relationship with the EU’s defence policy ambitions. In 2010, David Cameron’s Conservative party promised to withdraw the UK from the European Defence Agency (EDA), only to backtrack two years later.

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Germany urged to rethink, revamp its military spending-report

By |oktober 12th, 2017|Angela Merkel, cyber security, EU military, EU-NATO, European Defence Agency, European Defence Fund, military budget, News|

The changing political landscape should force Germany to step out of the shadow of its past and take a much more active role in Europe's defence and security, according to a new report published on Thursday (12 October).

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