NATO’s Southern flank poses complex and diverse challenges to the alliance, calling for a comprehensive policy response that reflects the heterogeneity of the landscape.
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.
Terrorist attacks in Turkey continue to exacerbate the fracture between the Turkish government and the Kurds. As radicalization increases, is there hope for a political settlement?
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.
Dealing with the challenge of interdependence between the EU and the Arab World will not, on its own, solve the two regions’ growth dilemmas—but it will help.
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.
Today’s European leaders have taken the EU to the brink of dissolution, yet they do little seek help from those outside Europe with more successful democratic lessons to share.
A new layer of ambitious small and midsize powers is emerging in the Middle East, representing a structural shift in the regional order and an opportunity for European diplomacy.
Ahmet Davutoglu will step down as Turkish prime minister later in May, but to what extent will this impact on the future of Turkey’s domestic and foreign policies?
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.
Armenia and Azerbaijan are two or three steps away from a Bosnia-style conflict that could be deleterious for the wider region. What can be done to stop that from happening?
On an issue that should evoke broad support from Washington to Warsaw, the transatlantic partners have utterly failed to come up with a joint strategy.
Achieving progress on reforming Ukraine’s economy would send the strongest possible message to critics who doubt the country’s ability to operate as a modern state.
Energy security is critical to a whole range of public policy objectives, but it cannot be successfully addressed in isolation from other policy aims.
Calls for non-Western forms of democracy have been around for many years but are now becoming louder and more ubiquitous. This trend can be expected to deepen as an integral element of the emerging post-Western world order.
The idea of shutting out migrants by reinforcing the EU’s external border may be alluring, but it would create more tensions and greater nationalist anger.
European strategic interests exist and are visible to all, but their impact on world affairs remains limited in contrast to Europe’s theoretical influence in the international arena.