Europe in the World

Photo: G7 Working Session on Global Economy, Foreign Policy and Security Affairs, Aug. 25, 2019, in Biarritz, France. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

The Europe in the World unit offers policy analysis and advice on how Europe and the Netherlands can pursue their interests in today’s volatile geopolitical landscape. Turmoil in the neighbourhood, rising protectionism, technological change, a pending Brexit and competing major powers demand fresh thinking. How should Europe’s foreign, security, trade and energy policies adapt?

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PublicationsSecurity and Defence

The spies who came in from the Cold War

14 May 2020 - 15:53

Intelligence services of other countries often play a key role in covert influencing operations that target political decision-making directly, or focus on the manipulation of public perceptions indirectly. Rarely has an intelligence service of a major power received so much public attention over such a short period of time as has happened to the GRU.

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Russia & Eastern Europe

18 February 2020 - 12:53
China relationsResearch programme

China relations

12 August 2019 - 08:55