Judy Asks: Should NATO Admit Ukraine?

There is no consensus in NATO in favor of Ukraine’s membership. What the most determined Western countries can do is provide intelligence and military support to Ukraine, including weaponry and capability building.

  • Vaccinate the Billions or Lose the Battle for Democracy

    Vaccinate the Billions or Lose the Battle for Democracy

    Luke CooperTuesday, April 13, 2021

      The EU should back a coordinated global industrial strategy, including vaccine production facilities across the world, otherwise China will plug the gap. That means challenging private-sector patent monopolies.

    • Why Can’t Europe Cope With the Coronavirus?

      Why Can’t Europe Cope With the Coronavirus?

      Stefan LehneThursday, April 08, 2021

        Three factors explain why most European countries have found it difficult to deal with the pandemic: an unsuitable level of integration, an inability to make rapid decisions, and a breakdown of trust between governments and the governed.

      • Bulgaria’s Election: The EU’s Negligence of Corruption and Its Values

        Bulgaria’s Election: The EU’s Negligence of Corruption and Its Values

        Judy DempseyTuesday, April 06, 2021

          EU governments are undermining the rule of law, independent judiciaries, and vibrant media. What a bonus for Russia’s and China’s efforts to weaken and divide Europe.

        • Judy Asks: Will the EU Recovery Fund Happen?

          Judy Asks: Will the EU Recovery Fund Happen?

          Judy DempseyThursday, April 01, 2021

            On March 26, the German Constitutional Court ordered the country’s president not to sign off on legislation to ratify the EU’s €750 billion post-coronavirus recovery fund. At stake is Europe’s ability to recover after the pandemic is over.

          • The UK and the EU Are Dancing for a Relationship

            The UK and the EU Are Dancing for a Relationship

            Peter KellnerTuesday, March 30, 2021

              The loud boasts of defiance by the British government toward the EU have given way to the quieter language of negotiation. The outcome will determine just how much post-Brexit sovereignty London will have.

            • European Leaders Are Facing Their Armageddon

              European Leaders Are Facing Their Armageddon

              Rosa BalfourThursday, March 25, 2021

                Europe’s messy handling of the second and third waves of the coronavirus pandemic and the stalling of vaccination programs highlight the EU’s deep contradictions. The union’s ability to bounce back—let alone bounce back better—is now in question.

              • Why Europe Need Not Fail Over Human Rights

                Why Europe Need Not Fail Over Human Rights

                Judy DempseyMonday, March 22, 2021

                  The Biden administration is making the defense of human rights one of its foreign policy priorities. Other democracies, particularly in Europe, should actively support this shift.

                • Judy Asks: Is the Northern Ireland Peace Process at Risk?

                  Judy Asks: Is the Northern Ireland Peace Process at Risk?

                  Judy DempseyThursday, March 18, 2021

                    Brexit is destabilizing Northern Ireland. London’s pursuit of a hard Brexit and the return of border politics could unravel the historic 1998 Good Friday Agreement, which ended the province’s conflict. It might need the United States to rescue the accord.

                  • How the Coronavirus Unveiled Merkel’s Germany

                    How the Coronavirus Unveiled Merkel’s Germany

                    Judy DempseyTuesday, March 16, 2021

                      Germany is struggling to contain a pandemic that has laid bare intrinsic weaknesses of Europe’s largest economy and its once indomitable leader. The next German chancellor won’t have much time to repair the damage.

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