Judy Dempsey’s
Strategic Europe

    • Monday, April 16, 2012

    Why NATO Must Start Talking About Iran

    If NATO wants to be a relevant political organization, it is time it starts to talk about Iran instead of brushing the issue under the carpet.

    • Friday, April 13, 2012

    A President’s Greed

    It is important that the EU understands that Yanukovych’s real motivation is advancing his own position and that of his family, not reform.

    • Thursday, April 12, 2012

    Taking on Somalia's Pirates, on Land

    Europe's decision to pursue pirates on land is no substitute for a long term strategy for the Horn of Africa.

    • Wednesday, April 11, 2012

    Judy Asks: Will the Euro Crisis Lead to Political Union?

    Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the international challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

    • Friday, April 06, 2012

    A Difficult Task for Ashton

    Catherine Ashton faces a daunting task in leading the P5+ 1 in talks with Iran on its nuclear program.

    • Thursday, April 05, 2012

    Why Turkey Needs Britain Inside the EU

    Among EU members, Britain is its most loyal ally. The problem is that Britain, to its own detriment, has lost its influence in Brussels.

    • Monday, April 02, 2012

    Talking to Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

    With its functioning multi-party democracy and significant mineral deposits Mongolia has become strategically important, but the country's president knows he has to improve the country's poor reputation when it comes to corruption.

    • Thursday, March 29, 2012

    Poland Needs a More Active Germany

    Germany still needs to realize that a coordinated approach with Poland on EU foreign and defense policy would also serve its own interests.

    • Monday, March 26, 2012

    Time to Bury Nabucco

    The energy landscape in Europe and the United States has fundamentally changed since the Nabucco gas pipeline was first proposed and it is time for the EU to ditch Nabucco.

    • Thursday, March 22, 2012

    How to Deal with Belarus?

    With sanctions allowing Russia to increase its influence in Belarus, the EU may need to adopt a more sophisticated, step-by-step approach to this small European country.

    • Monday, March 19, 2012

    Sarkozy and Schengen

    As globalization marches on and Europe grows dependent on bringing in young, mobile, and educated people, the EU’s strategy should be focused on making Schengen more flexible.

    • Thursday, March 15, 2012

    Red Faces at NATO

    The discovery that NATO’s top commander had been the target of a fake Facebook profile highlights the need for NATO to reconcile its obsession with security and its need to communicate to a wider public.

    • Monday, March 12, 2012

    Negotiations with Iran: Buying Time, but for Whom?

    The renewal of talks on Iran’s nuclear program is about buying time. The big question is who needs breathing space the most.

    • Thursday, March 08, 2012

    Putin's Victory: Business as Usual?

    The political space is slowly opening in Russia and now is the time for Germany and others to use it.

    • Monday, March 05, 2012

    The Hunt for Rare Earth Metals

    Consumer awareness and the flow of information in the globalized economy could help shape a Europe-wide rare earth strategy that could have a positive impact on authoritarian regimes.

    • Thursday, March 01, 2012

    Europe's Arms Trade

    As long as politicians remain complacent about the moral and political problems caused by arms exports, Europe’s companies will simply carry on with business.

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