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What strategies for European security organisations? The EU's Strategic Compass and NATO's Strategic Concept

The war in Ukraine raises profound questions about the future of Europe's security architecture. Against a backdrop of deteriorating relations between Russia and NATO, Russia's invasion of Ukraine is justified, according to the Kremlin, by NATO's inability to provide sufficient security guarantees. Coincidentally, NATO plans to update the Alliance's Strategic Concept at its Madrid Summit in June 2022.

After AUKUS: France in the Indopacific

On 15 September 2021, after eighteen months of confidential negotiations, the "AUKUS" tripartite military alliance between the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia was made public. This alliance involves the development of trilateral cooperation in many areas of defence, including cyber and artificial intelligence. As part of this project, the Australian Navy's acquisition of American- or British-built nuclear attack submarines effectively puts an end to the €56 billion contractual commitment made with France in 2016.

IHEDN: our history

 "To arms, citizens! "Since 1936, the Institut des hautes études de défense nationale (IHEDN) has been bringing this appeal to life among France's elite. Leaders from the civil service and the business world share a training course with future military leaders. Together, they think about defence. Together, they have been developing [...] for several decades.

The situation in Afghanistan

"Historians date the birth of contemporary Afghanistan back to the 1880s, when the country's borders were largely the result of Russian-British colonial commissions. The first emir, Abdur Rahman, theorised what was to become Afghan politics for almost a century.

MARITIME VIEWS

REGARDS MARITIMES - 5e SESSION NATIONALE - "ENJEUX ET STRATÉGIE

5e NATIONAL SESSION ON MARITIME ISSUES AND STRATEGIES 2019-2020
For its fifth national session on "Maritime Challenges and Strategies" in 2019-2020, IHEDN has chosen a particular focus: the impact of climate change and protection of the marine environment on defence and security issues.