Security, Trade and the Economy

The Race to Tehran: The European Drive to Revitalize Trade With Iran

On July 14, Iran and the permanent members of the UN Security Council signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. In this agreement, Iran promised to reduce its supply of low-enriched uranium, eliminate its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium and cut two-thirds of its centrifuges for a minimum of 15 years. In exchange for its compliance, Read More…

Security, Trade and the Economy

What is the Growth and Stability Pact?

Many members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization [NATO] are also members of the European Monetary Union [EMU]. This article will take a look at an often overlooked block of European Union economies, the Growth and Stability Pact (GSP). What is it? Simply put, the Growth and Stability Pact (GSP) is an agreement to commit, Read More…

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How to synchronize Eastern and Southern perceptions of security threats to the Alliance

To the east, Poland, the Baltics, and Romania face threats of hybrid conflict coming from a revanchist Russia. To the south, allies such as Italy and Greece prioritize maritime security across the Mediterranean.

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Crisis and Opportunity: Matteo Renzi’s Mediterranean Policy Will Propel him to European Leadership.

Michael Oshell examines the current puzzle that is the Mediterranean migrant crisis through the perspective of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.