Hajnalka Vincze is an independent security and defence policy analyst, specialized in European and transatlantic issues. Her writings dissect intra-European and Euro-American power relations, with a particular focus on the strategic developments and the scope of technological-industrial choices. She takes an unambiguous position in favour of an autonomous, political Europe, built around the imperative of sovereignty. Her commitment to the preservation of the European model makes her a long-time advocate of the core Europe concept.

"Eurasia remains the chessboard on which the struggle for global primacy continues to be played." (Zbigniew Brzezinski, 1997)

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The EU-NATO syndrome: spotlight on transatlantic realities

Journal of Contemporary European Research, Volume 3 Issue 2, Summer 2007

CONTRARY TO THE TWO DOMINANT, ALBEIT DIAMETRICALLY OPPOSED, TYPES of forecasts that were both highly fashionable a few years ago, it appears more and more clearly that the headaches related to the EU-NATO conundrum are here to stay. Those who, in view of the initial difficulties of establishing mutually acceptable relations between the two organizations, were talking about teething problems likely to be replaced, in due course, by a harmonious insertion of the new-born European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) into the Atlantic system, were just as wrong as those who saw in it yet another occasion to toll the death knell of the North Atlantic Alliance. As it is, neither of the two scenarios seems close to becoming a reality any time soon.... read more

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Creation of the think-tank IVERIS, Institut de Veille et d Etude des Relations Internationales et Stratégiques.




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