Elisabeth Braw

Elisabeth Braw is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, and the author of Goodbye Globalisation.

We need to talk about war

‘Don’t mention the war!’ Remember that? Today, war seems nearly all that European leaders want to talk about. The prospect of conflict with Russia is real, and a confrontation seems increasingly likely. That’s why Europe’s political leaders are beginning to discuss, in frank and sometimes alarming tones, the ways their countries should prepare to fight.