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.
Ukraine’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest is as much a political message as a vote on musical taste.
The Ukraine crisis and Russian pressure have encouraged NATO and non-NATO countries in Eastern and Northern Europe to work more closely together.
Poland’s nationalist-conservative government and the opposition are digging in for a long tug-of-war over the country’s direction.
The most feasible way to solve Ukraine’s mounting security challenge is to establish an alliance of nations stretching from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea.
The resignation of Ukraine’s prime minister will make constitutional reform in the country impossible and will delay reforms in many other areas.
European leaders have stood by as the Dutch prepare to vote on an EU-Ukraine trade agreement. The ballot could make Vladimir Putin the winner and Europe the loser.
Fear of Russia, ambiguity toward Germany, and a sense of insecurity: such were the feelings expressed by Poland’s plain-speaking foreign minister in an exclusive interview.
The past can be either sanctified or trivialized. A good policy on monuments needs to navigate between those two extremes.
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?
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.