How Europe’s Five Female Defense Ministers Could Impact the Ukraine Conflict

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How Europe’s Five Female Defense Ministers Could Impact the Ukraine Conflict

With the new appointment of Roberta Pinotti as Italy’s defense minister, Europe now has five female defense ministers in charge of executing defense strategy.

She joined Mimi Kodheli of Albania, Ursula von der Leyen of Germany, Ine Marie Eriksen Soreide of Norway, and Jeanine Hennis-Plasshaert of the Netherlands at a security conference in Munich last week. The slew of female European defense ministers is being hyped as a relative breakthrough for women, but what does this actually mean?

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