Efforts by Berlin to deny Georgians visa-free access to EU countries damage Germany’s credibility as the union’s leader in its Eastern neighborhood.
Despite Georgians’ best efforts, some NATO allies do not seem ready to let the alliance bear its share of the responsibility for nurturing Georgia’s future.
Ukraine’s victory in the Eurovision Song Contest is as much a political message as a vote on musical taste.
A new English-language biography offers a fresh insight into the inspiring life of the assassinated Armenian-Turkish editor and civil rights leader Hrant Dink.
Georgia’s defense minister spoke candidly about her expectations for the July 2016 NATO summit and about the security vacuum in Eastern Europe.
The most feasible way to solve Ukraine’s mounting security challenge is to establish an alliance of nations stretching from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea.
The resignation of Ukraine’s prime minister will make constitutional reform in the country impossible and will delay reforms in many other areas.
European leaders have stood by as the Dutch prepare to vote on an EU-Ukraine trade agreement. The ballot could make Vladimir Putin the winner and Europe the loser.
The past can be either sanctified or trivialized. A good policy on monuments needs to navigate between those two extremes.
An agreement to alleviate the conflict in eastern Ukraine has broken down. How can the peace process be revived?
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.
Mikheil Saakashvili, governor of Odessa, promised to make the region a “showcase of reform.” He has yet to make good on that promise.
Rising prices, a collapsing currency, international turbulence, and a nervous elite. Azerbaijan is starting 2016 in the middle of what looks like a perfect storm.
To the EU’s detriment, its policy toward its Eastern neighbors is neither creating an arc of stability nor encouraging democracy.
All the major players in the conflict in eastern Ukraine have achieved roughly what they can realistically expect to achieve. All except the Ukrainians themselves.
Georgia tries to distance itself from the rest of the South Caucasus through a process of integration with the West. But that process is far from plain sailing.
The immediate reaction to Armenia’s new constitution is critical. But in the longer term, the introduction of a parliamentary system of government may be a positive step.
NATO’s open-door policy for admitting new members is inconsistent, selective, and influenced by Russia.
In the last five years, Moldova has gone from success story to captured state. Any EU support for the country should be linked to the fight against corruption.
The EU’s problem in Azerbaijan is that it lacks leverage. Smart and targeted sanctions against certain government figures would help.