The world in 2025

The World in 2025: How the European Union will need to respond" represents a significant contribution to
the policy-making process of the centre-right in European politics. It is a remarkable piece of work, drawing on the
efforts of a large number of people across the European Ideas Network - the network think-tank sponsored by the
EPP-ED Group to bring together elected political office-holders and advisers, academics, outside experts and
representatives of civil society.

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What ambitions for European defence in 2020

What Ambitions for European Defence in 2020? ran out of print within a month of publication, and many orders for copies were left outstanding. Instead of immediately ordering
a reprint, a slightly revised edition giving all contributors the chance to refresh their
conclusions in the light of the Irish Lisbon Treaty referendum results was decided as a

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The DCDC Global Strategic Trends Programme 2007-2036

Strategic Trends provides a measure of context and coherence in an
uncertain predictive area characterized by risk, ambiguity and change.
The DCDC approach goes beyond identifying the potential future military threats to which
our Armed Forces will have to respond, and looks at the developments in areas that will
shape the wider strategic context within which Defence will have to interact. For example,
the Study addresses subjects such as: access to resources, the evolving international
system and developments in Society.

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UK Ministry of Defense - Regional Survey - South Asia out to 2040

DCDC’s Strategic Trends Programme aims to provide a detailed analysis of the future
strategic context for defence out to 2040. This will be an essential input into policy and
concept development. Major outputs include:
 trends-based analysis of the future strategic context
 analysing alternative futures, key risks and shocks, including an assessment of
their probability, frequency and magnitude
 identifying how shocks might impact on the future strategic context
identifying broad defence and security implications.

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