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.
Angela Merkel’s visit to Moscow for peace talks on the Ukraine crisis could be the last diplomatic attempt to end the fighting in the country’s east.
Conferences like the MSC have become far too big and unwieldy to take away a clear message. But they are still useful.
President Obama wants the issue off his desk, and Iranians say they have no red lines. So can talks begin soon?
The EU’s fading interest in a Common Security and Defense Policy combined with the United States' shift toward Asia might be to NATO’s advantage.
Security experts have finally realized the scope of the threat presented by cyberwarfare and cybercrime. But as of now, there is no clear response.
Russia is stuck in a Cold War mentality, saying "No" to Western efforts to build security in the 21st century.
The United States is becoming self-sufficient in gas. Europe needs to change if it is to avoid a dramatic loss of competitiveness.
Europeans worry that in security affairs, the United States will no longer be the willing partner it used to be.