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The EU’s legacy and ambition in security and defence

7 April 2020 - 14:03

Disruptive events such as the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit-vote has put the European Union into an existential crisis. The security environment has drastically deteriorated. What should Europe's military outlook be?

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