Paris and Berlin have diametrically opposed views about what the future of the EU should look like.It is hard to see how both views can be reconciled.
Germany holds the key to European unity. All the more reason for EU member states to close ranks around Chancellor Angela Merkel.
With the election of a new prime minister and parliament in September, Sweden is working to make sure its polls are free from hacking and interference.
NATO isn’t providing the security the Polish government has long wanted. Warsaw is not sure the Trump administration will either.
How Kiev manages the diverse region of Bessarabia will be closely watched elsewhere in Ukraine, where political trust in the central authorities is still low.
Washington underestimates the strength of attachment in Paris and Berlin to the current Iran deal, as well as the depth of differences between Europe and the United States on how to stabilize the Middle East.
Armenia’s new prime minister has so far taken a tough stance on the unresolved Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan. The moribund Karabakh peace process needs shaking up—but not too much.
Europe can abandon its ambitions as a global player until Germany breaks out of its comfort zone.
U.S. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal should propel Europeans to stand their ground and mark the beginning of a more independent role for Europe in the world.
Policy watchers have to understand that their traditional methods of analysis do not count anymore. Whatever the issue, the U.S. president’s response is: me.