Lin Goethals

PAST EVENT: A new chapter for Japan’s national security strategy: implications for Europe and the United States

On Friday, 12 May 2023, the Brussels Office of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs – Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) and the European Institute for Asian Studies organised an
expert exchange at the Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union on Japan’s security policy and its implications for Europe and the United States.

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EU-Korea Security Cooperation and the War in Ukraine – A Double-edged Sword for Seoul?

As one of Asia’s leading military powers and arms manufacturers, South Korea has developed a solid and growing security cooperation framework with the EU, with nuclear non-proliferation, disarmament and cybersecurity at its core. In light of the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, Charles Michel’s and Ursula von der Leyen’s visit to Seoul on 22 May 2023 may have given this close relationship a new impetus.

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