With just a year to go before the next NATO summit in 2017, two issues will gnaw at the alliance. One is enlargement; the other is Brexit.
A European Union without Britain demands a new kind of balancing act from Germany.
NATO’s ability to transform its strategic outlook and develop an effective southern strategy will depend on its leaders’ ability to reconcile the interests of its southern and eastern members.
The EU has been faced with a seemingly never-ending succession of crises, all of which demand difficult choices to be made.
The German chancellor is the only leader who still has the authority to shape the outcome of the Brexit negotiations and rescue the European project from the Euroskeptics.
Although it is too early to speculate how the EU’s foreign policy instruments will be affected by Britain’s exit, it is easier to describe the negative consequences than to imagine possible benefits.
India must immediately signal strong solidarity with Britain and Europe, both of whom are likely to be weakened in the near term.
This is the beginning of a new era, an era of great uncertainty for all Europeans.
The UK vote to leave the European Union is one of the great follies in the modern history of democracy. It sends a chilling message to the people of the United States.
The UK referendum is a once-in-a-generation issue, whose impact any British citizens under forty will experience for the rest of their lives.
The Mediterranean has long been a focal area for conflicts and terrorism. From a European perspective, tackling terrorism in the area now requires a substantial policy reshuffle.
A twenty-first century Silk Road takes shape on the Kazakh border, to Russia’s consternation and beyond the EU’s imagination.
Georgia’s ruling party desperately needs something from the West to spur growth and employment, especially as disillusionment with NATO and the EU grows.
Even if there is a certain historical resonance to Germany’s resolution on the Armenian genocide, the real battle over Turkey’s responsibility is still being fought in Ankara and Diyarbakir.
A transatlantic agreement on cybersecurity could assist global efforts to establish an open, free, and secure online world.
If Britain votes to leave the EU on June 23, Brexit will have an impact on the security, economy, and stability of Ireland.
Policies promoting the transition to low-carbon-vehicle technology will help achieve global climate goals at negligible cost to oil consumers.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s goal of unchallenged power is firmly rooted after Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s resignation. The novelty is that it is happening with Germany’s acquiescence.
There is an island shared by Russia and China that has become a miniature symbol of the vast Asian regions divided between the two geopolitical giants.
The sudden change of power in Turkey will pose a significant impact on the country’s relations with Europe—and the fate of the refugee deal.