International Reports

The Security Policy Dimension of Transatlantic Relations

by Dr. Olaf Wientzek, Leonie Arzberger

In the Context of the Ukraine Crisis and the Strengthening of the CSDP

In the face of new challenges such as the Ukraine crisis, the United States encourages intensification of the Common Security and Defense Policy. In the context of the development of a joint approach related to security policy, the European allies’ increasing readiness to take on a leadership role and intense cooperation between the EU and the US, the Ukraine crisis can be viewed as a catalyst for the elevation of transatlantic cooperation to new levels.