The United States is piling on the pressure on its European allies to spend more on defense and begin to take counterterrorism seriously.
A heated discussion at the Munich Security Conference about Europe’s future showed the union’s vitality and its disunity.
Courage and leadership from democratic governments could pull the West back from disarray and growing irrelevance.
Carnegie Europe was on the ground at the 2017 Munich Security Conference, offering readers exclusive access to the debates as they unfolded.
The 2016 Munich Security Conference exposed a decline of the West that is creating a dangerous vacuum, which Russia is skillfully exploiting and filling.
The polemics between the West and Russia at the 2016 Munich Security Conference marginalized the refugee crisis affecting Syria and the Middle East.
The current confrontation between the West and Russia will continue. Within that confrontation, however, a degree of cooperation is possible.
Something is out of sync between Berlin and Warsaw at a time when they need more than ever to work together.
Despite German attempts to put the refugee crisis at the heart of debates at the 2016 Munich Security Conference, the issue that tops all others is Syria.
Moscow is working hard to break the EU’s unity on sanctions against Russia, even though they are the only instrument Europeans have to apply pressure on the Kremlin.
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.
Germany is doing everything possible to maintain its humanitarian and moral principles toward refugees. But Berlin can no longer do it alone.
The first day of the 2016 Munich Security Conference was marked by little mention of the United States and by sharp differences between France and Germany.
The world order will not be restored until the West regains the confidence to defend its political and economic liberal system.
Carnegie Europe was on the ground at the 2016 Munich Security Conference, offering readers exclusive access to the debates as they unfolded.
A selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.
Damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t, Ukraine’s president may have to cede more territory to end the conflict raging in the country’s east.
The gap between the Kremlin and the transatlantic allies was exposed to the full at the Munich Security Conference—and shows no signs of narrowing.
The German chancellor has made clear that Berlin will neither provide weapons to Ukraine nor give up its diplomatic attempts to end the conflict in the country’s east.
European governments and the EU are doing little or nothing to counter Russian propaganda.