Has the EU managed to contain the Eastern crisis—or set up new conditions for more instability in the future?
The problem for the regime in Moscow is that today’s revolution is taking place not in the streets of Russia but in the minds of its citizens.
Although they watch the upheaval in Europe with a sense of satisfaction, Russian officials are convinced that a collapse of the EU would not be in Moscow’s interest.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe is overstretched, underfunded, and assailed on all sides, yet its work has never been so essential.
Twenty-five years after Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia became independent states, the South Caucasus remains a strategically sensitive region.
Protests in Belarus and Russia reveal the power of ordinary people. There are many steps the European Union can take to support citizens in Europe’s East.
Azerbaijan’s suspension from a coalition of energy-extracting countries will harm Baku’s international brand and image as a reliable place to invest.
By reminding themselves of 2014’s sequence of events, and of Crimea’s long and varied history, observers can avoid buying into the Russian narrative that legitimizes the annexation.
The transatlantic relationship is not only about military spending; it is also about protecting values.
Carnegie Europe was on the ground at the 2017 Munich Security Conference, offering readers exclusive access to the debates as they unfolded.