The results of the NATO summit in Lisbon, aimed at promoting cooperation between NATO and Russia, are a strong and useful platform for the continued transformation of the Russian-Western strategic relationship.
Policy makers should heed the lessons of the Great Recession and enact the structural and regulatory reforms needed to protect the world against the next crisis.
The Lisbon NATO summit is a critical event for making the Alliance between Europe and North America fit the security challenges of the twenty-first century.
As NATO grapples with the future of its deterrence posture, it faces the contentious question of whether reducing or withdrawing forward-based U.S. nuclear weapons in Europe would unacceptably reduce the security of its member states.
As Turkey moves toward national elections in 2011, it remains unclear whether Prime Minister Erdogan’s popularity will further embolden an increasingly assertive foreign policy or if a more democratic Turkey will find ways to reduce friction with the West.
When rethinking the institutional arrangements that underpin their monetary union, Europeans should take note of the California’s experience during the Great Recession.
With divisions emerging within the Group of 20, the big players at the upcoming G20 meeting in Seoul will need to work together to avert a currency war and reduce trade tensions.
The United States, Europe, and Russia have a crucial stabilizing role to play in the world, but they must begin by transforming the Euro-Atlantic space into a stronger, inclusive security community.
The United States, Europe, and Russia are entering a critical phase that will define relations among them for years to come and, by extension, the future security order in Europe.
With its simmering conflicts and economic problems, the South Caucasus poses perhaps the biggest challenge to the European community in its neighborhood.