There’s a much more cost-effective option than pursuing an EU army: boosting defense budgets under the auspices of NATO.
Zac and Nick discuss the consolidation of the EU's defense industry, and whether or not the dream of an 'EU army' can ever actually be realized.
The US, Russia, and China may be the world’s largest arms exporters, but other states are now coming around on the economic perks of a military industrial complex.
The United Kingdom often scuttled attempts at greater EU integration on security matters, but the prospect of an EU Army will remain daunting after Brexit.
The Munich Security Conference was supposed to underscore the ties that bind the transatlantic alliance. Instead, it emphasized what’s pulling it apart.
Europe’s leaders are increasingly worried about their deteriorating external security environment, and their concern is starting to reflect in EU policy.
Donald Trump’s victory has turned the concept of transatlantic solidarity on its head.
The UK takes its veto with it when it leaves the EU, paving the way for a possible EU army. Should NATO be worried?
Brexit doesn’t just impact the future of EU unity, but potentially that of NATO as well.