Convenient, but controversial: Why the European Defence Fund should not be expanded as the Commission becomes ‘geopolitical’

Author: Jesse Peters
Published: 05.07.2022
In the wake of the Russian military invasion of Ukraine, the European Council called for the EU to play a larger role in coordinating Member States’ military and defence policies. This call falls within a period in which the Commission is actively striving to become, in the words of President von der Leyen, ‘a geopolitical […]