Geopolitics Decanted by Silverado

Why Europe’s Dependence on the US Military Will Not Change

Episode Summary

On the train ride to Kyiv, Dmitri Alperovitch talks with Franz Stefan Gady, one of the premier European military analysts, about why American military involvement in Europe is unlikely to be significantly reduced in the coming years and the dangers that a US conflict with China may present to European security. They discuss the slow pace of European military modernization, Germany's hesitancy to embrace AI and autonomy and why US remains an indispensable political and military power in NATO when it comes providing security in Europe. Music: Ode to Joy by Ludwig van Beethoven