Is Europe´s quest for defence autonomy a source of cure or a symptom of disease for the Alliance? Is there enough momentum to move forward stalemates in Ukraine, South Caucasus to improve relations with Russia? Do we need new tools for crisis prevention and peace building? Are we equipped to face hybrid and remerging nuclear threats?
He assumed the presidency of the Brookings Institution in November 2017, having most recently served as chair of security and strategy and a distinguished fellow in the Foreign Policy Program at Brookings. Allen is a retired U.S. Marine Corps four-star general and former commander of the NATO International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.