Just as the Responsibility to Protect legitimizes intervention in a sovereign state that fails to guarantee basic security and human rights for its own citizens, the Responsibility to Inspect would allow for such an intervention if a state refuses to have its nuclear ambitions checked.
The Europeans have no choice, politically nor militarily, to stay in Afghanistan once the United States withdraws its combat troops from Afghanistan.
Leading Syria to peace is a responsibility which it is safer to accept than to ignore.
Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the international challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
With traditional strategies rendered obsolete and its main ally relatively weaker, Taiwan has done a remarkable thing by reverting to soft power for its own protection.
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.
Europe's decision to pursue pirates on land is no substitute for a long term strategy for the Horn of Africa.
Catherine Ashton faces a daunting task in leading the P5+ 1 in talks with Iran on its nuclear program.
The renewal of talks on Iran’s nuclear program is about buying time. The big question is who needs breathing space the most.
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.