The Russian president has a free hand to pursue his policies as long as European governments give him the reins to do so.
The post-1945 institutions are being eclipsed, leaving a vacuum that favors China and weakens Europeans unless they change course.
The West’s approach to Russian cyberwarfare is foundering. Many Western governments appear immobilized by the fear of escalatory counterattacks, but this is surrendering to Moscow.
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.
The course that Turkish leaders choose to follow in the Syrian war will have long-term consequences for their country and for the world.
Diplomats, parliamentarians, and journalists at the 2018 Munich Security Conference highlight today’s most consequential global threats.
Coalition of countries accuse Russia of being responsible for NotPetya ransomware.
The proposed UN peacekeeping mission to Ukraine needs a combination of Western sticks and carrots. Diplomacy is not enough.
Five years after he was detained, the authority of Azerbaijan’s best-known political prisoner is growing.
The political conditions for a resolution of the war in Donbas are deteriorating on all sides.
Tbilisi and Moscow are on the verge of finalizing a transit agreement they initially made in 2011. But political fears could still sink the deal, and its big economic benefits.
Moscow is engaged in a hybrid war against the West. The West’s response amounts to muddling through.
A new survey spells out the disrupted links to the rest of Ukraine, limited travel by Crimeans to other parts of Russia, a near-complete integration into the Russian media sphere, and continuing repression of the Tatars.
Moscow has opted for a low-cost, opportunistic approach in the Western Balkans that shifts most of the burden to local actors.
After twenty-five years of conflict, nothing good will come from perpetuating Abkhazia’s isolation. Bolder EU engagement in the disputed territory is required.
NATO and the EU are failing to address the fundamental weaknesses of their policies toward Eastern Europe.
As the alliance reembraces its commitment to territorial, collective defense, there are large hurdles standing in its way, not least the lack of a strategy toward Russia.
Creating a unified, streamlined narrative about a country´s glorious and heroic past is one of the most powerful weapons widely used by authoritarian and nationalist governments.
Geopolitical myopia among the elites of NATO’s new member states is helping to preserve an unstable “gray zone” in post-Soviet Europe.
The special relationship that the former German chancellor keeps with Vladimir Putin is doing neither his party nor his country any favors.