For decentralization in Tunisia to be successful, the central government, local government, civil society, and international donors must each invest in the process.
The ultimate resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains the two-state solution, reached in a different manner. If the EU has a better alternative, let them present it—but do so quickly.
The EU can—and must—uphold its part in the Iran nuclear deal, all while actively extending its role beyond the nuclear file.
In the Trump era, the transatlantic relationship can no longer be an engine of global democracy. The EU should work with non-Western democratic powers to uphold the liberal international order.
As it did before the Arab uprisings of 2011, the EU is putting economic interests and stability before human rights and the rule of law.
As the EU continues to face both internal and external challenges, the time has come for its foreign policy to adapt to these new parameters.
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.
Washington underestimates the strength of attachment in Paris and Berlin to the current Iran deal, as well as the depth of differences between Europe and the United States on how to stabilize the Middle East.
Europe can abandon its ambitions as a global player until Germany breaks out of its comfort zone.
U.S. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal should propel Europeans to stand their ground and mark the beginning of a more independent role for Europe in the world.