The coronavirus pandemic is exposing the West’s lack of resilience and lack of cooperation just when both are most needed.
The next arms control agreement will have to include more actors and weapons platforms across multiple domains—as well as more effort from middle-sized powers to act where the so-called big ones won’t act anymore.
No matter who wins in November, turning back the clock to 2016 will not be possible. European trust in U.S. leadership has been irreparably damaged.
The theme of the 2020 Munich Security Conference, “Westlessness,” reflects the crisis facing the West and the decline of the post-1945, Western-led multilateral order. But can it be reversed?
The Europeans should stop writing off the West and instead worry about China, Russia, and other illiberal regimes.
The biggest challenge that democracies face against cyber threats is to develop effective responses without undermining the very values and principles they are designed to protect.
The West is not in good shape, but its ability to survive, adapt, and inspire are strengths that need to be recognized and exploited.
In February 1945, the leaders of the United States, the Soviet Union, and the UK hammered out the fate of postwar Europe in a bombed-out resort on the Black Sea. Seventy-five years later, how have their decisions held up?
Global problems require complex solutions. The current growing global disorder in its many forms makes the case for a reimagined international peace project, albeit a very different one from that of a century ago.
Without corrective action, the United States and Europe will drift further apart over the 2020s, regardless of who sits in the Oval Office.