Dr Mart Kuldkepp explores the implications of a new consensus in Baltic Sea regional security. Continue reading What will the ongoing changes in Baltic Sea regional security mean for the future?
Apostolos Thomadakis considers conflicts of interest in countries’ responses to Putin’s attack on Ukraine, and discusses an apparent void in effective and strategic European or global leadership on this crisis. Continue reading The Ukrainian invasion: the world stage without a lead?￼
Pippa Sterk, PhD student at Kings College London, discusses how racialisation emerges through communication at airport security. Continue reading A Sign of Trouble: Airport Security and the Body of Colour
Dr Nicholas Wright, Teaching Fellow in EU Politics, Department of Political Science UCL, argues that the EU must consider the wider factors impacting foreign, defence and security policy if it is to have a meaningful role on the international stage. Continue reading The strategic challenges facing EU security and defence cooperation
Benjamin Martill, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations at the University of Edinburgh, begins by outlining the limitations of EU security and defence cooperation. He then explains that cooperation post-Brexit will be difficult, as the EU will set a high bar for UK participation in its security initiatives, and both sides have an incentive to show they can function without the other. Continue reading Brexit and the Paradoxes of European Security