Turkish military intervention in Syria can succeed, however completion of the Al-Bab campaign against the self-proclaimed Islamic State will take time.
The incoming U.S. president’s mind-set looks set to bring about the most significant rupture in the transatlantic order since World War II.
A customs union like the one negotiated between Turkey and the EU could provide a realistic way forward for the UK after it leaves the bloc.
The EU’s policy of non-recognition and engagement in the South Caucasus has been modestly successful and may offer useful lessons for other parts of Eastern Europe.
Rather than fall into despondency, Europeans should see the presidency of Donald Trump as a salutary shock. Finally there is real urgency for Europe to get its act together.
More than forty years after Cyprus was split in two, Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders meet in Switzerland for last-chance talks to reunify the island.
Europe has been so weakened by the tumultuous events of 2016 that it is left unprepared to deal with the big foreign policy challenges of 2017.
The Turkish public, whose sensitivities regarding Syria have consistently grown more intense over the years, must now be persuaded of the astuteness of Turkey's foreign policy choices.
Following the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, it falls to the Europeans to defend the international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program.
For years to come, the former Soviet Union will be home to some of the world’s most impregnable borders.
NATO needs to rise to the challenge of putting in place long-term mechanisms to protect the transatlantic community’s security, shared values, and way of life.
Some of Germany’s prominent voices are musing about the options of a German or non-NATO European nuclear deterrent should a Trump administration roll back U.S. commitments to the alliance.
The defeat for Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in the December 4 constitutional referendum spells bad news for European foreign policy and the transatlantic relationship.
Even before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump won the White House, much of Eastern Europe was living in Trumpland, where politics is more about making deals than about building institutions.
Following Donald Trump’s electoral victory in the United States, will French presidential candidate François Fillon be defeated by populism?
Turkey’s EU accession is not a realistic goal for the foreseeable future. Brussels should use this opportunity to redefine its relationship with Ankara according to mutual interests.
The EU needs to rebalance its policy response to the migration crisis by creating new pathways for legal migration and placing greater emphasis on protecting vulnerable people.
If the age of populism is well and truly upon us, it becomes more vital than ever to understand and conceptualize this phenomenon accurately.
If Tunisia’s top-down strategy to boost investment and private-sector growth is to succeed, a bottom-up approach is also needed to address the country’s most urgent challenges.
For decades, EU and national leaders have inflated citizens’ expectations by making unrealistic promises. Today’s leaders need to break the mold by spelling out some hard truths.