Democracies are doing too little to support activists struggling to defend press freedom, argues Dunja Mijatovic, the OSCE’s outgoing representative on freedom of the media.
An agreement to alleviate the conflict in eastern Ukraine has broken down. How can the peace process be revived?
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.
Mikheil Saakashvili, governor of Odessa, promised to make the region a “showcase of reform.” He has yet to make good on that promise.
The leader of Poland’s governing conservative Law and Justice party is making political use of the negative attitudes toward the West among certain groups of Poles.
As the new chair of the OSCE, Germany wants to rebuild dialogue, trust, and security with Russia in the vain hope of reviving its old policy of rapprochement.
To the EU’s detriment, its policy toward its Eastern neighbors is neither creating an arc of stability nor encouraging democracy.
A more nationalist, conservative, and Euroskeptic Poland would be damaging for the EU and its Eastern neighbors—but it would certainly please Russia.
All the major players in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have achieved roughly what they can realistically expect to achieve. All except the Ukrainians themselves.
In the last five years, Moldova has gone from success story to captured state. Any EU support for the country should be linked to the fight against corruption.
If the EU wants a reliable partner in Belarus, the country must be transformed into a more democratic state. Only the Belarusian people can achieve this transformation.
Ukraine should not be used as a pawn in Western cooperation with Russia in fighting the so-called Islamic State.
The EU’s recent review of its European Neighborhood Policy offers a more realistic and practical approach to the union’s relations with its neighbors.
Five Carnegie Europe scholars discuss how the migration and refugee crisis is affecting different parts of the globe.
There is a serious mismatch between the goals and instruments of the EU’s policy toward Ukraine. The EU seems to be missing the point in its relations with Kiev.
Even before the results of Ukraine’s recent local elections have been published, flawed conclusions are emerging from the postelection analysis.
A big victory for Poland’s Law and Justice party in the country’s recent parliamentary election is not going to make life easy for the EU or NATO.
The October 25 local elections in Ukraine are a major test of the country’s political mood, and the results will affect ongoing reform processes for the foreseeable future.
Ukraine’s civil society and young generation are determined to make the ongoing reforms to the country’s state institutions irreversible.
Despite its release of political prisoners, don’t expect Belarus to cuddle up to the EU.