European Union

Opportunities and Risks of an EU Army

Albin Aronsson

Recent weeks have brought much talk of the new push from the European Union (EU) to deepen defense and security cooperation between its member states. Although the headlines have as usual appeared splashy, the signs have been abundant for a while that…


Poland: Europe’s New Autocracy?

Staff

Crackdowns on civil liberties and freedom of the press is becoming increasingly commonplace in Poland under the leadership of  former Prime Minister Jarosław Kaczyński’s Law and Justice Party. This erosion of European values in Poland has significant implications for the future of the EU. This…


Is Europe Losing Its Military Advantage?

Albin Aronsson

Military technological innovation and diffusion has increased steadily in recent years. While Europe and the West have historically enjoyed superiority in military capability and technology, their advantage has started to decrease. Russia and China have consistently increased their Research and Development (R&D)…


Erdogan’s War on Dissent Cannot Be Ignored

Nicholas Varangis

The EU must freeze accession talks with Turkey and hold its government responsible for declining human rights and freedoms of the press. It is hypocritical that Turkey wants a fast track into EU membership, when it is arguably sliding towards autocracy, putting…


Much Ado About a Brexit: An Interview with Luke Coffey

Blake Franko

New Century Geostrategist sat down with Mr. Luke Coffey to discuss the possibility of a Brexit and the strategic future of Europe. Mr. Coffey is director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at The Heritage Foundation. With talk of the Brexit,…


Save the Schengen Region, Save Europe

Nicholas Varangis

The European migrant crisis has brought about the very real possibility of a temporary dissolution of the Schengen Region. While the overall composition of refugees and migrants are certainly not represented by the actions of a few, the recent events in Cologne…