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.
Democracy support from rising democracies has moved forward, but not as quickly or decisively as some Western democracy supporters had initially hoped.
A twenty-first century Silk Road takes shape on the Kazakh border, to Russia’s consternation and beyond the EU’s imagination.
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.
Projecting a cohesive foreign policy is a key challenge facing the European Union, and its dealings with China are no exception.
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.
Europe’s decision about whether to grant China market economy status is a major inflection point in China-EU relations.
The UN sustainable development goal of peace, justice, and strong institutions is an important step forward for global development, but its meaning is inevitably imprecise.
Democratic renewal is urgently needed everywhere, and in that process all societies can learn from each other.
The world seems to be on fire—the spread of the Islamic State, the endurance of Boko Haram, the East-West standoff in Ukraine. Is corruption the thread tying these events together?