The Birth of the European Diplomatic Academy: Giant Leap or A Small Step Towards A United European Foreign Policy?

In August 2022, the European External Action Service launched a pilot project for the establishment of a European Diplomatic Academy with the long-term goal to solidify and unify European foreign policy.

EU Mutual Defense: Which Challenges Are Ahead?

The current security challenges that the European Union is facing in light of the war in Ukraine oblige it to rethink its definitions of security and defence. Often ignored in these debates is the fact that the EU has an own mutual defence tool at its disposal, similar to the one established through NATO.