‘No turning back’: how the Ukraine war has profoundly changed the EU

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War in Ukraine


In a short but excoriating note, Jack Watling of the UK’s Royal United Services Institute (Rusi) wrote this summer: “The war in Ukraine has revealed significant deficiencies in the machinery of government in all Nato capitals. The most glaring deficit is the inability of the Ukrainian partners to calculate the time frame that arises between decisions and the desired results. The delay between knowing what was needed and agreeing to do it has proven very costly”.