The COVID-19 Pandemic and European Security: Between Damages and Crises

Author
Alessandro Marrone
Content Type
Commentary and Analysis
Institution
Istituto Affari Internazionali
Abstract
The COVID-19 pandemic will negatively affect the defence field from a budgetary, industrial and politicostrategic point of view, particularly in Europe. Depending on the pandemic’s duration, its economic consequences and national and EU responses, effects may range from contained damages to a much wider European security crisis.
Topic
Security, Defense Policy, Crisis Management, Coronavirus
Political Geography
Europe, European Union