Diplomats, parliamentarians, and journalists at the 2018 Munich Security Conference highlight today’s most consequential global threats.
The proposed UN peacekeeping mission to Ukraine needs a combination of Western sticks and carrots. Diplomacy is not enough.
Five years after he was detained, the authority of Azerbaijan’s best-known political prisoner is growing.
The history of Russia and Chechnya is mainly one of conflict, starting at the end of the eighteenth century.
The political conditions for a resolution of the war in Donbas are deteriorating on all sides.
Georgia is the most pluralist and freest country amongst its neighbors. Yet, the post-1992 governing regimes have had both positive and negative impacts.
Tbilisi and Moscow are on the verge of finalizing a transit agreement they initially made in 2011. But political fears could still sink the deal, and its big economic benefits.
Europe’s commitment to the Eastern Partnership region has been cemented by Russian aggression. Yet, for internal reasons, the EU is trying to avoid the costs linked to the countries’ integration.
Moscow is engaged in a hybrid war against the West. The West’s response amounts to muddling through.
NATO’s forward presence is meant to discourage Russia from escalating and to give Moscow reasons to seek a nonmilitary solution. Will this strategy succeed?