Another Franco-German plan

Press quote (Financial Times)
28 November 2019

Luigi Scazzieri at the Centre for European Reform dissects how a Franco-German proposal for a “European Security Council” could end up backfiring: “A move to formalise co-operation between a select few member states in a grand-sounding European Security Council risks being highly divisive, as there is a risk that other member states may interpret it as a move to make Europe more independent of the US — especially in the context of Macron’s recent comments on the “brain death” of NATO.”