As the 2017 Munich Security Conference draws to a close, it is clear that the future of the EU will be determined largely in Washington and Paris.
The transatlantic relationship is not only about military spending; it is also about protecting values.
Diplomats, professors, and parliamentarians at the Munich Security Conference weigh in on a very troubled transatlantic relationship.
The United States is piling on the pressure on its European allies to spend more on defense and begin to take counterterrorism seriously.
A heated discussion at the Munich Security Conference about Europe’s future showed the union’s vitality and its disunity.
Courage and leadership from democratic governments could pull the West back from disarray and growing irrelevance.
Carnegie Europe was on the ground at the 2017 Munich Security Conference, offering readers exclusive access to the debates as they unfolded.
As territorial defense and counterterrorism rise to the top of NATO’s agenda, these two issues offer the alliance an opportunity to develop a shared strategic vision.
Spending more on defense would boost NATO’s capabilities and reputation. But the alliance’s real weakness is its loss of institutional memory.
The question of whether U.S. President Donald Trump values NATO appears to be resolved. That should enable allies to get back to defending their common interests.
The new American administration is Europe’s last chance to unite. The alternative is Europe’s demise.
Europeans face further disintegration if any EU leader cuts a bilateral deal with Washington or Moscow.
As the United States embarks on a new era, European leaders should respond by focusing on security, trade, and stability.
The incoming U.S. president’s preference for bilateral deals over international rules is worrying. Europeans should respond by deepening their own bilateral ties.
Europe faces a fractured transatlantic relationship as Donald Trump enters office as U.S. president and Britain prepares to leave the European Union.
Washington’s acceptance of Russia’s annexation of Crimea would have far-reaching implications for the world’s nuclear nonproliferation regime.