Many Europeans have demanded the end of U.S. interference in the world. They might now get their wish—and regret it. Yet this might be the wake-up call that Europe needs.
Two years into the Syrian conflict, the United States and Russia are realizing that it is unlikely to end with a clear victory for either side. They must now push for peace talks.
Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
By embracing the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, political leaders can send a strong message of support for open markets and liberal capitalism.
Growth will not return to Europe until Europeans heed the lessons of past financial crises and permanently resolve their debt problems.
The old transatlantic partnership, centered on security, is in decline. But an emerging new partnership, built around a transatlantic marketplace, offers the prospect for Europe and the United States to build a strong pillar of liberal world order.
The United States and Europe should promote a common code of conduct for the use of drones, not least to project a united stance toward undemocratic regimes.
If Europe wants to strengthen the transatlantic link, it needs to spend more on military capabilities. That would make it a more useful and a more independent partner.
The euro crisis cannot be resolved if only low-savings countries adjust, because their low savings rates may themselves have been caused partly by high savings abroad.
Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the international challenges shaping Europe's role in the world.
Europe can take responsibility for policing its part of the world, but attitudes will need to change profoundly.
Conferences like the MSC have become far too big and unwieldy to take away a clear message. But they are still useful.
President Obama wants the issue off his desk, and Iranians say they have no red lines. So can talks begin soon?
The EU’s fading interest in a Common Security and Defense Policy combined with the United States' shift toward Asia might be to NATO’s advantage.
Security experts have finally realized the scope of the threat presented by cyberwarfare and cybercrime. But as of now, there is no clear response.
Russia is stuck in a Cold War mentality, saying "No" to Western efforts to build security in the 21st century.
The United States is becoming self-sufficient in gas. Europe needs to change if it is to avoid a dramatic loss of competitiveness.
Europeans worry that in security affairs, the United States will no longer be the willing partner it used to be.
To become a world player, Europe needs to start defining its collective interests.
While the idea of creating a Transatlantic Free Trade Area has ignited the imagination of strategic thinkers in Europe and America, the project may still fail over mundane details.