Dr. Lars-Erik Lundin (www.lelundin.se), @londil is a Distinguished Associate Fellow at SIPRI, Stockholm; a Ph.D. in political science/international relations 1980, and former Swedish diplomat (1976-1996). He served in the European Commission from 1996-2009 and as EU Ambassador to the international organizations in Vienna. He is currently also Senior Research Fellow to the Swedish National Defense College and to the Institute for Security and Development Policy, specializing on European security policy. He is an elected member of the Swedish Royal Academy of War Sciences. He is the author of a handbook on EU and security appearing in 2015.