Why and how should the EU take back control of its own defence? In this article, Mathias Avezou explains why European security can no longer depend on the US, and what the first steps towards an EU army could look like.
Mathias holds a BA from McGill University with a double major in Political Science and History. In the Fall, he will start an MA in International Relations at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. His research interests include rule of law and corruption, terrorism and topics of defence and security in and around the European Union. In his spare time, he enjoys playing board games and football.