- Enhancing European Security
- Germany’s options for revitalizing the Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP)
- Currently preoccupied with its ongoing debt crisis, the European Union is paying little attention to its regional security policy. In the future, however, Europe will inevitably have to take an increased share of the responsibility for its own security. When it comes to revitalizing the security debate, Germany needs to take the initiative. And for the German government, this is a task that begins above all at home.
- Category: Organization of Military Defence, Military Capacity, Security, European Union, Germany, Central Europe, Europe
- Getting to Zero
- From nuclear sharing to a European deterrence strategy
- The new German government has pledged to remove all U.S. tactical nuclear weapons stationed in Germany. Although this is in keeping with President Obama’s aim of achieving “global zero,” a world free of nuclear weapons, it cannot impede a debate in Germany on Europe’s deterrence strategy.
- Category: Arms Control and WMD, Transatlantic Relations, Security, Germany, Europe, Central Europe, United States of America, North America