The ruling Justice and Development party's electoral success in Turkey means that Ankara is likely to continue its current policy of hesitant engagement with Brussels.
Just back from the region, Senator Lindsey Graham discussed Afghanistan, Libya, and the future of the war on terror.
Too often, debate on the relationship between Europe and Russia is driven by events—including elections, changes in leadership, and summits—which may provide important policy openings but do not always allow for thoughtful consideration of the long-term factors that shape the relationship.
President Obama's visit to Warsaw serves as a geopolitical re-investment in a region that hosts Europe’s most pro-American populace, and which had developed very serious doubts over whether the United States was still the reliable friend and ally they want so much.
While the German government's policies on foreign and security issues may seem inconsistent, a closer look at the country’s strategic culture may shed light on its role as a foreign policy player.
Europe, as Egypt’s most important creditor and trading partner, can play a unique role in supporting Egypt’s transition to democracy and guiding it onto a sound economic path.
The strategic rivalry emerging between France and Turkey could compromise the ability of the West to respond cohesively and effectively to emerging threats.
A legally binding free-trade agreement could be a key instrument in the EU's efforts to push Ukraine to reform.
Although France's opposition to Turkish accession creates tension in the two countries' relations, events in the Southern Mediterranean offer a unique opportunity for strategic cooperation between the EU and Turkey.
While the EU and the United States enacted strong repercussions for the violent crackdowns following Belarus' December presidential elections, long-term stability will require moving beyond the current political stalemate.