15 Jun 2018

EU legislature report on defense reaffirming NATO, UK ties, and common EU defense

In spite of the tense G7 summit, the European Parliament produced a large report acknowledging the US’s key position in NATO and European security. It also emphasizes continued and strong defense ties with the UK following Brexit. The report was adopted just ahead of the NATO summit upcoming in July,

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12 Jun 2018

European Defense Agency chief criticizes defense sector trade with US

European Defense Agency chief argued that the continent must free itself from reliance on U.S. defense imports that compromise its “strategic autonomy.” He also criticized the development and use of technologies that cannot be integrated with European forces. With the gradual increases of defense budgets across Europe over the next

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