Stability in Mali needs the support of Algeria, which has become an increasingly more important regional player.
Although fraught with dangers, the upcoming Friends of the Syrian People meeting in Marrakesh offers a genuine opportunity to move closer to ending the Syrian tragedy.
German parliamentarians will vote this week on sending Patriot missiles to Turkey, a move some fear will be a first step towards a far more active role in the Syrian conflict.
For far too long Germany has avoided any discussion about its security interests. These are issues that Chancellor Angela Merkel has rarely broached.
Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the international challenges shaping Europe's role in the world.
The acquittal of two Croatian generals is a depressing indictment for a court that was meant to end impunity for some of Europe’s worst war criminals.
With the rise of China, and the election of a new communist party leadership that will oversee China’s development over the next decade, the world is drifting back toward a bipolar constellation.
In an interview with Judy Dempsey,Graham Muir, a British security expert with the EDA, discusses the future of European defense cooperation.
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.
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.
How to proceed to bolster NATO’s open door policy, but at the same time not stir up the already precarious relationship with Russia?
Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the international challenges shaping Europe’s role in the 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.
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.
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.
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.
China, with its enormous population of over a billion people, is going through extraordinary social, economic, and political upheaval.
I recently wrote a blog post about Greece’s armed forces and there was a very big response. The comments were fascinating. They fell into several camps.