Dialogue between Brussels and Minsk has intensified, but the ongoing rapprochement does not represent a sufficiently strategic or comprehensive policy.
The idea that the EU should have its own army lacks all credibility—and besides, it is no panacea to Europe’s glaring security and intelligence deficits.
If the concept of resilience is to have any relevance, it should first and foremost mean energy security. But some EU countries’ policies are undermining that resilience.
It’s time for a pan-European union that encompasses all of the continent’s sovereign countries at different levels of integration.
Brexit, the refugee crisis, and the instability along Europe’s borders should be enough to remind Europeans about the shocking past upon which the EU was built.
Turkey wants to become a major regional energy hub. The EU should be cautious of Ankara’s potential role as a gatekeeper of gas supplies to the European market.
The Baltic states are enthusiastic members of NATO, the EU, the eurozone, and the Schengen passport-free travel area. They deserve the West’s unequivocal support.
The 2016 NATO summit in Warsaw saddled the alliance with an unprecedented range of tasks to be carried out with limited capabilities and an inappropriate culture.
NATO has its work cut out as it agrees to deal with the big threats and instability in its neighborhood.
Russian diplomats see almost every NATO summit as a hostile event. There is particular bitterness when alliance leaders meet in a former Soviet or Warsaw Pact capital.
A long and unnecessary turf war between NATO and the EU is finally coming to an end.
Besides its immense symbolic importance for Poland, the 2016 NATO summit in Warsaw is also about Germany’s increasing role in the alliance.
Britain’s decision to leave the EU is a chance for Poland and Germany to work more closely together for Europe and the transatlantic relationship.
As NATO leaders prepare to meet in Warsaw, deep security concerns remain among the states along the alliance’s Eastern frontier.
The refugee crisis reveals a populist and Euroskeptic turn in Poland that is shared by other countries in the European Union.
A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Poland’s conservative Law and Justice party has embarked on a deep reform of the state aimed at strengthening the nation’s sovereignty and challenging the EU.
The Polish government should not underestimate one of the EU’s top officials when it comes to upholding the rule of law.
A plan to increase the U.S. military presence in Eastern Europe is welcome, but it is not enough to safeguard vital American interests.
The countries in Central Europe that should be promoting a Europe whole and free are instead retreating from, even rejecting, this goal.