|Author (Person)||Besch, Sophia|
|Series Title||CER Bulletin|
|Series Details||No. 120, June/July 2018|
|Content Type||Journal | Series | Blog|
It is clearly in Britain and the European Union’s mutual interest to continue working closely together on defence after Brexit. Nevertheless, negotiating defence co-operation will not be pain-free; there are obstacles to a quick and easy deal. Some in the EU see Britain’s decision to leave as an attack on the fundamentals of European co-operation and no longer trust the UK as a strategic partner. What is more, the UK’s threat to launch a competitor to Galileo suggests to EU hardliners that London’s commitment to European security co-operation is thinner than Theresa May has repeatedly promised.
|Subject Categories||Politics and International Relations, Security and Defence|
|Countries / Regions||Europe, United Kingdom|