If Germany changes its attitude now, the EU might finally find itself in a position where it could adopt a coherent and value-oriented strategy on Russia.
Recent statements by Turkish ministers feed the impression that Turkey is distancing itself from the EU accession process for fundamental ideological reasons.
Surely, despite all the reasons for justifying no intervention of any kind in Syria, it is time for NATO to stop sitting on the sidelines.
Europeans are so concerned with the crises in peripheral economies that it will come as a surprise that we may be at the beginning of a developing crisis in China.
In order to increase the pressure on Iran, NATO should finally acknowledge the country’s nuclear and missile programs as an evolving risk to alliance security.
In an interview with Judy Dempsey, Tedo Japaridze outlined his party’s plans for a more modest, regionally-oriented foreign policy strategy for Georgia.
For its achievements in making the continent more boring after 1989, the European Union deserves the Nobel Peace Prize.
This Nobel Peace Prize is a testament to the wisdom of many European leaders and to the people of Europe who supported them.
The EU has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize today. It is the right prize for the right organization at the right time.
The tension between values and interests is the human condition of the Western world.
During a recent Carnegie Europe discussion on security issues, I asked four panelists to name the most important security threat to their respective countries.
In the run-up to Germany's 2013 federal election, the country will become even more inward looking, making it more difficult for Europe to revamp its foreign and security policy.
The EU must realize that it has an existential interest in playing a role in the Asia-Pacific’s security.
European leaders should take note from Obama and Morsi, who tried to address the complex issue of freedom of speech at a time when the Arab world is going through immense turmoil.
Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the international challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
It’s not only German inactivity or Britain’s false “consciousness” that are to blame for the EU’s foreign policy malaise. All of Europe is to be blamed for the shameful performance of the EU as a player in the world.
In an interview with Carnegie Europe, and four leading European newspapers, German foreign minister Guido Westerwelle set out his views about the euro, the impact on Europe’s security and defense policy, and the Middle East.
This year’s Transatlantic Trends survey prepared by the German Marshall Fund of the United States included Russia, for the first time.
Germany is still not willing to address two issues that are crucial to formulating a foreign policy strategy either at the national or at the European level.
Europeans have few illusions about the state of the world. It's the unwillingness to draw conclusions from this, and act on them, that is the problem.