Europe in 2019: A Critical and Transitional Year

Author
Rachel Lutz Ellehuus, Ricklef Beutin, Quentin Lopinot
Content Type
Working Paper
Institution
Center for Strategic and International Studies
Abstract
For European countries and institutions as well as for transatlantic relations, 2019 will be a pivotal year. With several important leadership, policy, and structural transitions taking place in capitals and Brussels, there will be instability and uncertainty but from this could stem more positive dynamics. While the twists and turns of events remain unpredictable, what follows is a quick take on some of the most significant events on the European and transatlantic security and defense calendar for 2019 and the important stakes that are at play.
Topic
Regional Cooperation, European Union, Brexit, Regionalism
Political Geography
United Kingdom, Europe