Will Theresa May's Britain Stay Committed to European Defense?

The meaning of security in Europe is changing. The continent faces a revanchist neighbor to the east, a cauldron of instability to the south (with repercussions spilling across the border), and homegrown terrorists inspired by the likes of the Islamic State (ISIS).

Countries are responding by tightening the lid on defense and security policy. Intelligence-sharing is a hot topic, both between and within European nations. Indeed, Europe – now more than ever – needs to work together to take on the many challenges it faces. Yet the European Union (EU) seems to be falling apart.

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