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The European Union is a group of 28 countries in Europe. Outside continental Europe, the EU includes Cyprus and several overseas territories. It has more than half a billion inhabitants.

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Bild: Emmanuel Macron bei der MSC 2020
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Europe Must Show Willingness to Lead

Review of the Munich Security Conference 2020

The Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2020 put problems and risks on the table. A great deal of intellectual effort went into analyzing how complex and risky the global security situation is. Discussions about future security risks, for example in cyberspace; the rapid development of dual-use technologies; or climate change and its consequences are rightly becoming more specialized. What is worrying, however, is how little aligned political energy is available to meet these challenges.

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