Hajnalka Vincze is a European foreign and security policy analyst, formerly in charge of European Union and transatlantic issues at the Hungarian Ministry of Defense’s Research Institute. She contributes to the Foreign Policy Research Institute on French politics and policy. She has written widely on the politics and foreign policy of Europe, with a particular focus on France’s strategically pivotal role. She is a regular contributor to the French review Défense & Stratégie, to the English-Italian review The Federalist/Il Federalista, her writings have been published in the UK (Palgrave Macmillan), France (La Documentation française), as well as in Switzerland, Italy, Belgium and Hungary. Her work can be found at her website: http://www.hajnalka-vincze.com.