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European strategic autonomy: Going it alone?

8 August 2018 - 10:37

On either side of the Atlantic there are some misgivings about the exact meaning of 'strategic autonomy'. What would it take for Europe to 'go it alone', both in terms of conventional and nuclear capabilities?

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