By applying an “America first” policy to foreign affairs, President Donald Trump may isolate the United States on the world stage like never before.
As Europe becomes a preferred playing field for Chinese foreign direct investment, leaders of bloc nations have been drawn into a debate on the creation of a long-anticipated screening mechanism.
Does the rise of the right-wing populist AfD party in Germany signal new political divisons in the country and in Europe?
What trends can we decipher when it comes to modern protests? Is there a pattern to the grievances that helps to explain the current spike in citizen mobilisation?
President Trump has the option to not certify Iranian compliance with the nuclear deal, breaking with European allies and signatories of the deal. If the United States chooses to re-impose sanctions, they will do so without international support, leaving empty sanctions against Iran.
The West should be worried about Moscow obfuscating the scope of its military exercises, but fears of an attack or invasion during Zapad-17 are overblown.
Russia’s proposal for a UN peacekeeping mission in Donbas must be taken seriously. It could provide momentum for more meaningful Minsk process negotiations.
The campaign might lack fizz but the outcome of the German election could have a profound effect on the future of Europe.
Authoritarian trends in Hungary and Poland threaten the EU more than Brexit does because they undermine the union’s legal foundations. Other EU governments need to defend the rule of law more actively.
U.S. President Donald Trump is unpopular in Germany, but Berlin will likely continue to cooperate with Washington where interests align and criticize U.S. policies it disagrees with.
The Carnegie Europe Program in Washington provides insight and analysis on political and security developments within Europe, transatlantic relations, and Europe’s global role. Working in coordination with Carnegie Europe in Brussels, the program brings together U.S. and European policymakers and experts on the strategic issues facing Europe.