France

Xi Jinping’s visit to Europe

Charles Parton reflects on Xi Jinping’s visit to Europe and what it says about the direction of Europe-China relations going forward

Is Macron’s sovereign Europe beginning to take shape?

Hugo Blewett-Mundy argues that the new geopolitical landscape leaves the door open for France to help forge a more powerful EU in the world

How can partners enhance support for Ukraine?

The Council on Geostrategy asks ten experts how support for Ukraine can be enhanced by the United Kingdom and its partners

France and Britain: Opposing traditions of the law of the sea

Julien Lalanne de Saint-Quentin investigates the different approaches France and Britain have to the maritime space

Over troubled waters: The EU’s Maritime Security Strategy

Gonzalo Vazquez analyses the 2023 update of the European Union’s Maritime Security Strategy and how it can be improved

NATO is building a Ukraine-shaped future

Prof. Richard G. Whitman assesses the 2023 NATO Summit and how Ukraine has become central to the alliance’s future

What does the Vilnius Summit mean for NATO’s future?

The Council on Geostrategy asks seven strategic experts what the 2023 NATO Summit in Vilnius signifies about the future of the alliance

Inside out: Europe’s accidental empire builders

Roderick Parkes argues that power within the EU may get turned inside-out if Germany does not adapt to the geostrategic context

Which European power is Britain’s closest ally?

On the day of the French-British Summit, the Council on Geostrategy asks eight strategic experts to identify the UK’s most important European ally

Ukraine: What should Europe do next?

On the first anniversary of Russia’s renewed assault on Ukraine, the Council on Geostrategy asks leading experts what Europe should do next