|Author (Person)||Witney, Nick|
|Publisher||European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog, News|
Writer suggests that in May 2017 it is beginning to look as though the the European defence ‘project’ and the concept of ring-fencing or reserving a portion of national budgets to be spent collaboratively on defence might finally get airborne - particularly in the context of renewed hopes for effective Franco-German cooperation following the inauguration of Emmanuel Macron as President of France.
A European Commission paper on the future of European defence, in the context of the March 2017 White Paper on the Future of Europe, was published in June 2017.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Culture, Education and Research, Security and Defence|
|Countries / Regions||Europe, France, Germany|