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US forces – between Europe and Asia

Recent developments to the east and south of Europe have pushed European defence back onto the agenda in Washington. What steps has the US taken to guarantee the security of its transatlantic allies? And are they enough?

China’s rise: the view from Singapore

With Singapore facilitating dialogue between ASEAN and China, what are the prospects for regional stability in South-East Asia? And can Singapore sustain its role as an honest broker given its long-standing security ties with the US?

China’s rise: the view from South Korea

The third in a mini-series looking at China’s rise from the perspective of Asian countries, this Alert examines the stance of the Republic of Korea (ROK). Beyond economics, what now binds Beijing and Seoul?

China’s rise: a view from Australia

Until now, Chinese and Australian cooperation has been a mutually beneficial economic endeavour. However, the nature of this partnership is changing as China rises on the global stage.

Towards an EU global strategy – Consulting the experts

The EUISS asked 50 well-known analysts and commentators to give their opinion on the priorities that the forthcoming EU Global Strategy should address and how.

Understanding African armies

This Report, which focuses on key features of African armed forces, serves as an introductory guide to those interested in military institutions, as well as the context in which European CSDP operations in Africa are deployed.

Briefs

  • The EU as a terrorist target: why, where, and how

    The complex nature of the EU means that the terrorist-related threats it is exposed to are not easily identifiable. In light of the Brussels attacks, this Brief seeks to define the risk profile of the EU in Europe in beyond.

  • Water and insecurity in the Levant

    In the arid region of the Levant, water is a growing driver of instability and conflict. This Brief examines the role water plays in local and regional instability, its place in international aid in the past and present, and ways in which the matter may be addressed in the future.

  • Countering violent extremism: the Horn of Africa

    Countering violent extremism (CVE) is a fledging approach to combatting radicalisation in the Horn of Africa. But in spite of encouraging progress, CVE remains a tall order as programme implementation continues to be regionally fragmented and largely underfunded.

Publications

  • Understanding African armies

    This Report, which focuses on key features of African armed forces, serves as an introductory guide to those interested not only in the military institutions themselves, but also the context in which European CSDP operations in Africa are deployed.

  • Towards an EU global strategy – Consulting the experts

    The EUISS asked 50 well-known analysts and commentators to give their opinion on the priorities that the forthcoming EU Global Strategy should address and how. The resulting contributions are collectively reproduced in this volume and offer a rich selection of independent views intended to nurture the drafting of the strategy.

  • Envisioning European defence – Five futures

    This Chaillot Paper – a collective endeavour on which the five authors have collaborated – outlines five possible future scenarios for European defence. The aim is to develop plausible and coherent descriptions of what European defence might look like a decade or two from now in order to point out the choices and decisions that need to be made today.