If Europeans refuse to consider force as a last option to support diplomatic efforts, analysts believe that the European Union’s foreign policy will be toothless.
The Euro-Atlantic security community is the most successful to date. But can it rise to the challenge of integrating post-Soviet nations—perhaps even Russia itself?
Germany is the EU’s indispensable power, and an assertive Chancellor Merkel is getting tough with almost everyone. But Berlin is still not thinking strategically.
With Washington’s strategic shift toward Asia, it's time to reinvent transatlantic cooperation.
While Europeans still support President Obama, they have lowered their expectations of what he will accomplish politically.
Member states still do not think and act strategically when it comes to strengthening Europe's foreign and security policy.
Turkey and the United States should promote a regional initiative on Syria that includes Iran if they are to prevent the crisis from further undermining regional stability.
After President Obama’s visit to Jerusalem last month, there were high hopes in Washington and NATO for a turning point in relations between Israel and Turkey.
The Atlantic alliance needs to be renewed with an effective trans-Atlantic rebalancing.
A number of areas may prove challenging for allied governments, Alliance politicians, or other international actors in supporting and sustaining NATO's new contributions to international stability.