“France will try to use the support of Europeans for the idea of common defense in order to remilitarize the EU and strengthen the EU-NATO cooperation so that it can also act without the active role of the USA in the future” – said Dr. Małgorzata Bonikowska, president of the CSM [14.05.2022]
“At the same time, however, the war in Ukraine showed that Europe only works effectively if one country exercises clear leadership. Currently, this role is played by the United States, but Macron believes that France could do it”, points out Dr. Bonikowska.
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