The recent crisis in Gaza, upcoming Israeli elections, and Iraq’s provincial elections are reshaping the political landscape in the Middle East and providing new opportunities for Europe and the United States to play a constructive role.
Five fallacies continue to dominate discussions of the future of European and NATO strategies in Afghanistan, and undermine the hard questions on effectiveness.
The situation in the Middle East is set to deteriorate. The European policy community assessed past European action in the region, lessons learnt, and a future strategy.
U.S. Ambassador to NATO on the development of a grand transatlantic strategy to Afghanistan, with a comprehensive approach to reconstruction and security in the region as a whole.
NATO's new war on drugs in Afghanistan will put troops in greater danger for a venture that may not even work. It just might be the straw that breaks the alliance's back.
Governments across Europe have failed to engage public opinion and win voters’ support for their military involvement in Afghanistan. They need to adopt plans for review commissions that would redress the situation.
Jessica T. Mathews, Tom Burke and Laurence Tubiana on what the EU and the U.S. need to do to address climate change.
European policy experts and government officials discussed the futre of the Europe-U.S. realtionship.
Experts discussed how the West can move forward with its relationship with Russia in the aftermath of the Georgian conflict.
Remarks from Michael Cox and Jessica T. Mathews on the disappointment of European expectations of the U.S.