Europe and the United States were still busy praising Morsi for the cease fire that he brokered so successfully in Gaza when he, suddenly and quietly, made a grab for nearly dictatorial powers in his country.
Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the international challenges shaping Europe's role in the world.
Europeans should offer fast, strong, and visible support to civil society activists in Arab countries in democratic transition.
If Germany changes its attitude now, the EU might finally find itself in a position where it could adopt a coherent and value-oriented strategy on Russia.
Germany is still not willing to address two issues that are crucial to formulating a foreign policy strategy either at the national or at the European level.
Until economic and security issues are addressed, neither Libya and its North African partners, nor the EU will manage to find common ground necessary for broader cooperation.
Libya would win the praise of the international community if it offered both apology and compensation to the six formerly imprisoned Bulgarian medics charged with conspiring to infect children with HIV.
Every week leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the international challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.