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Prof Jocelyn Mawdsley


The Author

Jocelyn Mawdsley is Professor of European Politics at Newcastle University. She is co-editor of the journal European Security and has published widely on European defence policies and the military industrial landscape in Europe. Her most recent book is Contemporary European Security. She is a coordinator of the Securing Europe research network.



European Defence Spending Should Be Better Aligned

Prof Jocelyn Mawdsley |

Introduction As a response to the war in Ukraine, European countries have decided to increase their military spending. But member states and EU institutions are not on the same page about what to do with it. Increased defence spending, in itself, does not automatically translate into higher common EU industrial capacity or defence capabilities. On […]

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