The United States and Europe should consider bringing their current divergent positions on Iran closer into line.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has proved he is willing to compromise, but Europeans need to use all their diplomatic resources to make sure the nuclear deal is not abandoned.
Talk of a European nuclear deterrent might be welcome in Washington, but such a scheme would do very little to help Europe tackle the biggest challenges it faces.
Washington’s acceptance of Russia’s annexation of Crimea would have far-reaching implications for the world’s nuclear nonproliferation regime.
With political will, European leaders could do much more to support Greece and Iran modernize their countries.
The agreement achieved on July 14 on Iran’s nuclear program is a major achievement. But the hard work continues, especially for the EU and its member states.
The current international negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program and on Greece’s debt crisis show striking similarities.
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
The six countries leading diplomatic efforts with Iran are at odds over many strategic issues. But Tehran’s nuclear program is one area of global policy that unites them all.
After years of strife, agreement seems possible on Iran’s nuclear program and Syria’s civil war. The key is highly pragmatic cooperation based on national interests.
Under President Rouhani, Iran has profoundly changed its approach to the nuclear talks. To test the country’s real intentions, the West needs to reciprocate.
Every week a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Germany’s ongoing energy revolution is beset with technical, regulatory, and economic challenges. For it to be a success, the country’s energy sector needs radical reform.
Whatever the costs to democracy and transparency, Russia is fighting hard to retain its influence in Eastern Europe by controlling the energy sector. The nexus between energy and corruption needs to be broken.
Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the international challenges shaping Europe's role in the world.
Conferences like the MSC have become far too big and unwieldy to take away a clear message. But they are still useful.
President Obama wants the issue off his desk, and Iranians say they have no red lines. So can talks begin soon?
Most international policy prognosticators seem to agree that 2013 will bring a decisive turn in the endless travails over the Iranian nuclear program.
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.
Putin's Russia is not easy to deal with but the United States and Europe have to cooperate with Moscow to continue Richard Lugar's work.