Even before he was elected U.S. president in November 2016, Donald Trump reached out to Nigel Farage, the former leader of the Euroskeptic UK Independence Party (UKIP) who campaigned successfully for Britain to leave the EU. Since Trump’s own victory, he has met Farage, has even suggested he become Britain’s ambassador to Washington, and has lavished praise on Britain’s decision to quit the EU.
Trump now plans to meet British Prime Minister Theresa May—though she might have to be second in line if Trump sticks to his intention to first hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
There is a paucity of Ukrainian opinion poll data at a time when this should be vital information for anybody interested in helping Ukraine’s reform process.
Washington’s acceptance of Russia’s annexation of Crimea would have far-reaching implications for the world’s nuclear nonproliferation regime.
The incoming U.S. administration risks undermining efforts to deter Moscow from engaging in aggressive forms of interstate competition and hybrid warfare.
Instead of whining about the incoming U.S. administration, EU leaders should adopt several measures designed to increase the bloc’s influence and coherence.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Movements across Europe are undermining the EU’s ability to forge new trade deals. Such opposition runs counter to the bloc’s founding philosophy as an open trading organization.
The complexity of the looming Brexit negotiations is more troubling than the recent resignation of the UK’s EU ambassador.
Never in the past quarter century has the European project been more challenged, and never has there been a more urgent need for new ideas on the future of the EU.
Closer European integration and decent leadership instead of closed borders or political correctness could rescue the EU’s liberal system.