Armenia’s new prime minister has so far taken a tough stance on the unresolved Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan. The moribund Karabakh peace process needs shaking up—but not too much.
The international order has never been tidy or complete, always having lands with contested sovereignty. Yet the breakdown of empires is the most common catalyst for producing new aspirant states.
Not every post-Soviet revolution is about the geopolitics of Russia.
Outgoing President Serzh Sargsyan is likely to remain Armenia’s de facto leader when constitutional changes soon kick in. Sargsyan has diversified Armenia’s economy and foreign policy. Will he continue that trend?
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.
Expelling diplomats is not a way to deal with Russia.
After Brexit, there is no guarantee that the major powers in NATO and the EU will agree on how to respond to future crises.
Europe has lost its moral compass. Its current enthusiasm for interests will one day come back to haunt it.
The Russian president has a free hand to pursue his policies as long as European governments give him the reins to do so.
The post-1945 institutions are being eclipsed, leaving a vacuum that favors China and weakens Europeans unless they change course.