Europe should ask itself a painful question: How did it happen that we got to the point where it seems to be the only option to “follow” someone? We should use our own resources wherever possible.
Nowadays, the technological potential of states means political power and influence. International cooperation is important, but instead of constantly thinking whether to join forces with Washington or Beijing, why don’t we follow the principle of strategic autonomy?
This publication by Barbara Sztokfisz, CYBERSEC Programme Director and moderator of Panel IV of think.BDPST 2020, presents a new perspective on the current geopolitical situation of Europe.