On Strategic Autonomy. Source - European Defence Agency.

On “Strategic Autonomy”

If in the field of European security and defense in recent years one expression stands out above all, it is that of “Strategic Autonomy”, especially since the publication of the EU Global Strategy in 2016. However, lacking of a specific definition, this is presented as one of the pending accounts of the EU, especially in view of the preparation of the Strategic Compass. ‘European strategic autonomy’ are not mere words. The strategic independence of Europe is our new common project for this century. In everyone’s interest. Seventy years after the founding fathers, European strategic autonomy is the number one goal of our generation. For Europe, this is the true beginning of the XNUMXst century (European Council, 2020) In this forceful way, the speech of the President of the European Council, Charles Michel, ended in front of the Brussels Economic Forum […]