Relations with the European Union - NATO 30/11/2023
The European Union (EU) is a unique and essential partner for NATO. Sharing strategic interests and facing similar threats and challenges, NATO and the EU work side by side in crisis management, on capability development, in providing support to their common partners in the east and south, as well as to address the challenges posed by growing strategic competition.
Brussels’ former Brexit chief urges collaboration on shared challenges and reflects on tumultuous talks.
Rejection of regular EU talks and Horizon dithering prove the PM is running scared of his party’s lunatic fringe.
Differences meant rival diplomats were discouraged from talking to one another.
Jeremy Hunt’s budget shows that leaving the EU is only paying off in a parallel universe.
Rishi Sunak to ditch post-Brexit rhetoric of Truss era and stress EU co-operation in updated defence review 12/03/2023
“This period of not even acknowledging the EU is over” experts say.
Probably not the anniversary present the government was hoping to offer the public.
Phase two of the Brexit negotiations is starting and all eyes are on the future economic partnership. The other key issue – the future security partnership – is often neglected.
Britain has signed up to a European Union defence agreement despite having severed ties with the EU.
Plans to build a new royal yacht to drive post-Brexit trade deals have been scrapped with immediate effect.
‘Unacceptable’ lack of progress on alternative to EU’s Galileo project after Brexit, says committee.
Last year was a record for foreign takeovers of UK companies, with 734 UK firms acquired by overseas buyers in 2021 —reflecting a 400% rise since 2015.
The Ukraine crisis shows Boris Johnson must drop his opposition to a defence pact with the EU to allow the UK to quickly deploy forces around Europe, a Tory group says.
The Ukraine war has invalidated Brexit 10/03/2022
We can’t do sanctions, defence or energy without Europe.
'An Ethnocentric Strategy of Post-Brexit Imperial Nostalgia': The UK’s Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy 29/03/2021
Fabio Petito argues that the UK is failing to realise the importance of regional blocks and has few realistic responses to the current crisis of the liberal international order.
Nancy Pelosi among those to highlight the issue, while UK representative says he hopes it is a case of ‘quality over quantity’.
In what follows, a group of leading social scientists explore these themes, explaining what has happened in the past, the situation the UK finds itself in now, and the issues that might confront us going forward. The collection is intended as a guide to the big questions confronting the country in the years to come.
PM urged to recognise pursuit of no-deal Brexit would be regarded as serious error by US.
The PM's controversial top aide will reportedly tour some of Britain's most highly classified national security sites as a review prepares to reshape billions of military spending.
UK government rejects ‘clunky institutional framework’ for foreign policy cooperation.
Brexit is a Tory invention and pro-Europeans must still fight the prospect of EU exile, writes Will Hutton.
UK would need to 'start again' on security arrangements in no-deal Brexit, says ex-MI6 head 10/10/2019
'We would have to start again with a blank sheet of paper as to how we build up that cooperation with our European partners'
Move sparks fears PM will use European security as Brexit bargaining chip
The Future of Europe: Disruption, Continuity and Change - Scottish Centre on European Relations 06/05/2019
Strategy report setting out the big future challenges for the EU – and Scotland’s contribution to that European future