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Rebuilding Germany’s air defence capabilities: on the eve of crucial decisions

As NATO has returned its focus to collective defence since 2014, very short, short-range and medium-range surface-based air defence has become a desirable capability. 

OSW Commentary
2018-05-17
Justyna Gotkowska
Germany’s defence budget – more rhetoric than money

On 2nd May the German federal government adopted a draft budget and a financial plan for 2018–2022.

Analyses
2018-05-23
Justyna Gotkowska
 Overstretched? Denmark’s security policy and armed forces in light of the new Defence Agreement

In January 2018, Denmark adopted a new Defence Agreement for 2018–2023 – a cross-party strategy for the development of the Danish armed forces.

OSW Commentary
2018-04-27
Piotr Szymański

The Hrvatske Ceste company and a Chinese consortium led by the China Road and Bridge Corporation signed a contract worth around €281 million to construct a bridge to the Peljesac peninsula in Croatia.

Analyses
2018-04-25
Mateusz Seroka
Jakub Jakóbowski

The results of the French president’s visit to Berlin prove that Germany is unwilling to support the proposals for thorough reforms of the eurozone.

Analyses
2018-04-25
Kamil Frymark
Konrad Popławski
The trouble with PESCO

The creation of Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) in December 2017 crowned the series of recent debates and actions aimed at strengthening the common security and defence policy of the EU.

Point of View
2018-03-01
Justyna Gotkowska
Sweden bets on the Patriot

The Swedish government commissioned the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration to begin negotiations with the US government to purchase the Patriot defence system.

Analyses
2017-11-15
Justyna Gotkowska

On 18 October Germany’s acting government adopted guidelines for the country’s participation in permanent structured cooperation (PESCO) in the EU.

Analyses
2017-10-25
Justyna Gotkowska

On 26 September, two days after parliamentary elections in Germany, the French President presented in Paris his vision on how to reform the EU.

Analyses
2017-10-04
Justyna Gotkowska
Aurora: Sweden’s response to Zapad?

The Aurora 17 national military exercise is taking place in Sweden on 11-29 September, in parallel to the Russian-Belarusian Zapad-2017 manoeuvres.

Analyses
2017-09-20
Justyna Gotkowska

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