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- Author: Margriet Drent
- Publication Date: 08-2018
- Content Type: Policy Brief
- Institution: Clingendael Netherlands Institute of International Relations
- Abstract: With the boost that has been given to the EU’s defence policy, some of the St. Malo reﬂexes have reoccurred in Washington. Mostly, there are some misgivings in the United States about the exact meaning of ‘European strategic autonomy’, as it featured in the 2016 EU Global Strategy. But also in Europe, it is not clear what strategic autonomy means. In light of the increasing uncertainty among the EU and European NATO-members about the solidity of the American security guarantees, strategic autonomy gains a new quality. If Europe were forced ‘to go it alone’, what would that take, both in terms of conventional and nuclear capabilities?
- Topic: International Affairs, Geopolitics
- Political Geography: Europe