CETD is pleased to present a new policy brief: “The Russia Factor in European Security: Back to the Future?by Dr. Marie Raquel Freire, University of Coimbra.

“The post-Cold War design of European security has never been fully realized.  After 1991, the European Union and post-Soviet Russia sought to rethink European security by ingraining the Helsinki collective security ideals in the new context of relations, building on the idea of the “European common home” (Gorbachev, 1989). The normative underpinning of the new security architecture in the Helsinki spirit was formed by the shared interests and concerns of all participants…” to keep reading more please click here or on the image below.