A selection of experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Protests like the ones in Hong Kong have proliferated around the world in recent years. But can they lead to lasting change?
Clashes between the Government of National Accord and its eastern opponents are tearing Libya apart and poses a serious security threat to the EU.
Any paralysis on EU foreign policy regarding the union’s borderlands would be strategically and geopolitically shortsighted.
Stuck in the present and with no viable perspective for positive change, Iranian citizens feel powerless.
Faced with external and internal threats, Iran is resorting to old-style nationalism.
New actors are contesting the basic norms of statehood, borders, and non-intervention at the local, state, regional, and global levels. But is Europe prepared?
Iran, Turkey, and Russia are deepening their footprints in the Middle East, while the United States’ role is becoming more uncertain. The EU must now confront this new geopolitical landscape.
Benjamin Netanyahu didn’t do himself or his country any favors by accusing Poles of cooperating with the Germans during the Holocaust.
The EU is right to take a more comprehensive approach to the Middle East and resist attempts to demonize Iran, but it must carefully craft its approach to avoid endangering the security alliance with the US that it depends on.