Populist and nationalist forces are preparing a major offensive to overturn European politics. The stakes could not be higher.
An eleventh-hour deal on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU might be hammered out by the end of the year. But the risks are rising that it won’t.
Don’t place bets that a divided EU can successfully navigate a delicate balancing act between a disruptive Trump and an assertive China.
The Helsinki summit painfully underlined that the global order is under a frontal attack—and that the West is struggling to respond.
The 2018 NATO summit was more than the United States haranguing and bad mouthing its Europeans allies. It was about an attempt to reorder the transatlantic relationship.
Military substance has proven to be more important than fiery speeches and digital rhetoric. Let’s see if this NATO summit will prove it.
Donald Trump’s foreign policy is an extension of the harsh quality of American politics: combative, lonely, and winner-take-all.
Whatever President Trump says and thinks about the relevance of NATO, so far the alliance has coped with crises and criticism.
The forgotten war in eastern Ukraine is intensifying again.
A late-night and last-ditch compromise over Germany’s refugee policy leaves Angela Merkel—and Europe—weaker.
The EU should continue to increase its support to human rights defenders, independent media and civil society. This is probably an even more arduous task than before the election.
The stakes are just so high: more centralization of political power, dealing with a polarized society, or even shifting Turkey’s direction to the West.
Donald Trump’s summit with Kim Jong-un may further convince the U.S. president that traditional allies are dispensable.
Germany holds the key to European unity. All the more reason for EU member states to close ranks around Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The clock for Brexit negotiations is running down. At some point soon, Theresa May needs to take a stand on the many serious issues that are dividing her party—and nowhere near being solved.
Washington underestimates the strength of attachment in Paris and Berlin to the current Iran deal, as well as the depth of differences between Europe and the United States on how to stabilize the Middle East.
Armenia’s new prime minister has so far taken a tough stance on the unresolved Karabakh conflict with Azerbaijan. The moribund Karabakh peace process needs shaking up—but not too much.
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.
Europe can abandon its ambitions as a global player until Germany breaks out of its comfort zone.
Upcoming elections in Turkey will determine whether democracy in the country can rebound or will be replaced by one-man rule.