During a recent European Security Defence College (ESDC) course in one of the EaP countries, I was privy to an animated discussion between senior members of the host nation military and some of the ESDC lecturers on the subject of countering corruption.
In the last decade, the strategic importance of the oceans has been quite fundamentally re-evaluated.
Using the term crisis in connection with the EU has become an increasingly familiar occurrence in recent years as the Union has been rattled by a series of lingering internal and external challenges.
A growing body of research is now telling us that all forms of political violence, apart from being a self-replicating, constitutive social practice, is largely ineffective, no matter what ends it aims for.
In turbulent times it important to recall the origins of the European Union. The EU in itself was conceived as a peace project.
The crucial month of the Brexit referendum may be a good time to stop to reflect on the EU’s role in peacebuilding, both within and outside its borders.