‘We need arms’: Europe’s risky move to project its influence in conflict zones | Curio

‘We need arms’: Europe’s risky move to project its influence in conflict zones

17 mins | May 28, 2021

Is it a disastrous plan to hold on to power? The European Peace Facility is a new off-budget fund designed to prevent conflicts, preserve peace and strengthen international security, particularly in regions close to its borders. Michael Peel analyses how critics argue that this plan to boost its ‘hard power’ and arm friendly governments is reckless. In this detailed insight, he reveals how this shift in policy has a potentially disastrous lack of accountability as it fails to consider the swift-changing dynamics of conflict zones.

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From Financial Times