Western Europe

 
  • Op-Ed
    Beyond ISIS and Ukraine: What Else Happened This Summer
    Moisés Naím September 16, 2014 Atlantic

    Syria, Ukraine, Gaza, Iraq, ISIS, Ebola—the list of this past summer’s disasters is long. But buried among the tragic headlines and breaking news are other events that attracted less attention but could be just as consequential for global affairs.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Russia-West Rivalry Over Ukraine Is Higher Priority Than Security
    Pavel Koshkin, Dmitri Trenin September 15, 2014 Russia Direct

    Even a threat like Islamic terrorism won’t force Russia and the Unites States to make security collaboration a higher priority than geopolitical rivalry over Ukraine.

     
  • Other Publications
    The Future of Euro-Atlantic Security
    Anders Fogh Rasmussen September 15, 2014

    In this publication, Rasmussen reflects on the state of the Euro-Atlantic order as his tenure as the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) comes to a close.

     
  • Op-Ed
    West’s Antics Pushing Russia Closer to China
    Dmitri Trenin September 12, 2014 China Daily

    The apparently long-term rupture of Russia’s relations with the West offers an opportunity to China to enhance its already close relationship with the Kremlin and thus turn the global geopolitical balance in its favor.

     
  • Op-Ed
    What’s Worse Than Vladimir Putin?
    Eugene Rumer September 12, 2014 POLITICO Magazine

    If current hostilities endure and sanctions grow more painful, it is possible that the next Russian leader could be even more anti-Western and recalcitrant than Putin is.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Digital Media Is a Double-Edged Sword
    Richard Youngs September 11, 2014 Deutsche Welle

    Digital media is already affecting foreign policy, by providing quick, inside information from the ground. While this is a largely positive development, there are dangers too.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Give Diplomacy With Russia a Chance
    Jack F. Matlock Jr., Thomas R. Pickering, James Collins September 8, 2014 New York Times

    The crisis over Ukraine has all but frozen official communication between the United States and Russia. It is time to reengage Russia diplomatically.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Tusk, Mogherini, and Turkey
    Marc Pierini September 8, 2014 Hürriyet Daily News

    The appointments of a new European Council president and EU foreign policy chief will impact EU-Turkey relations, but the critical test will be how both players respond to events in the Middle East.

     
  • Op-Ed
    ‘The NATO Show’: Putin’s Favorite Comedy?
    David Rothkopf September 5, 2014 CNN

    Putin is a distraction with which NATO is ill-prepared to deal.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Saving What’s Left of EU Enlargement
    Cornelius Adebahr September 3, 2014 Global Policy

    The least the EU can do is keep up the credibility of the promise of EU membership and reform its enlargement and neighborhood policies once a new Commission is in place later this year.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    EU and Ukraine: What a Mess
    Balázs Jarábik September 15, 2014

    The EU and Ukraine have suspended provisional application of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) until the end of 2015. Though their decision might look like Putin’s victory, this conclusion is not obvious. It is high time to stop viewing Ukraine through the prism of Russia policy.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The West Is Not Prepared for the Long Haul Over Ukraine
    Judy Dempsey September 15, 2014

    The Kremlin is weakening Ukraine’s independence and eroding other parts of Eastern Europe. The West lacks the long-term resolve to deal with Russia’s actions.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Taking the Temperature in Brussels
    Roderick Parkes September 12, 2014

    Amid the excitement over the appointment of the next generation of EU leaders, a curious and eclectic lexicon has emerged among the inhabitants of the Brussels bubble.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The Return of the European Commission to Foreign Policy Making?
    Marc Pierini September 11, 2014

    The incoming president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, hopes to improve foreign policy coordination among the EU institutions. That is a laudable aim.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    Armenian Maneuvers
    Thomas de Waal September 11, 2014

    Last year, Armenian President Sargsyan committed his country to joining Putin’s Eurasian Union, instead of going toward the EU. A year on, serious discussions between the EU and Yerevan on how to re-launch the relationship have yet to start.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Ukraine Is Changing the Post–Cold War World
    Judy Dempsey September 11, 2014

    The Ukraine crisis is set to have a profound effect on how the West, particularly Germany and the United States, delineates its foreign policy responsibilities.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The New European Commission: Inward- or Outward-Looking?
    Judy Dempsey September 10, 2014

    As Jean-Claude Juncker unveils his new European Commission, he has chosen to make domestic economic issues his priority. Foreign policy looks set to play second fiddle.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Judy Asks: Should Scotland Be an Independent Country?
    Judy Dempsey September 10, 2014

    Every week, 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.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    NATO Isn’t Going Anywhere
    Judy Dempsey September 8, 2014

    Last week’s NATO summit in Wales tried to be optimistic about the alliance’s future. But there is still no strategy for dealing with the Ukraine crisis or the Islamic State.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Three Questions on NATO
    Jan Techau September 5, 2014

    As NATO’s much-anticipated summit in Wales continues, Carnegie Europe has asked a selection of experts three questions on the major developments to emerge from the meeting.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Beyond ISIS and Ukraine: What Else Happened This Summer
    Moisés Naím September 16, 2014 Atlantic

    Syria, Ukraine, Gaza, Iraq, ISIS, Ebola—the list of this past summer’s disasters is long. But buried among the tragic headlines and breaking news are other events that attracted less attention but could be just as consequential for global affairs.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Russia-West Rivalry Over Ukraine Is Higher Priority Than Security
    Pavel Koshkin, Dmitri Trenin September 15, 2014 Russia Direct

    Even a threat like Islamic terrorism won’t force Russia and the Unites States to make security collaboration a higher priority than geopolitical rivalry over Ukraine.

     
  • Eurasia Outlook
    EU and Ukraine: What a Mess
    Balázs Jarábik September 15, 2014

    The EU and Ukraine have suspended provisional application of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (DCFTA) until the end of 2015. Though their decision might look like Putin’s victory, this conclusion is not obvious. It is high time to stop viewing Ukraine through the prism of Russia policy.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The West Is Not Prepared for the Long Haul Over Ukraine
    Judy Dempsey September 15, 2014

    The Kremlin is weakening Ukraine’s independence and eroding other parts of Eastern Europe. The West lacks the long-term resolve to deal with Russia’s actions.

     
  • Other Publications
    The Future of Euro-Atlantic Security
    Anders Fogh Rasmussen September 15, 2014

    In this publication, Rasmussen reflects on the state of the Euro-Atlantic order as his tenure as the secretary general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) comes to a close.

     
  • Op-Ed
    West’s Antics Pushing Russia Closer to China
    Dmitri Trenin September 12, 2014 China Daily

    The apparently long-term rupture of Russia’s relations with the West offers an opportunity to China to enhance its already close relationship with the Kremlin and thus turn the global geopolitical balance in its favor.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    Taking the Temperature in Brussels
    Roderick Parkes September 12, 2014

    Amid the excitement over the appointment of the next generation of EU leaders, a curious and eclectic lexicon has emerged among the inhabitants of the Brussels bubble.

     
  • Op-Ed
    What’s Worse Than Vladimir Putin?
    Eugene Rumer September 12, 2014 POLITICO Magazine

    If current hostilities endure and sanctions grow more painful, it is possible that the next Russian leader could be even more anti-Western and recalcitrant than Putin is.

     
  • Strategic Europe
    The Return of the European Commission to Foreign Policy Making?
    Marc Pierini September 11, 2014

    The incoming president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, hopes to improve foreign policy coordination among the EU institutions. That is a laudable aim.

     
  • Op-Ed
    Digital Media Is a Double-Edged Sword
    Richard Youngs September 11, 2014 Deutsche Welle

    Digital media is already affecting foreign policy, by providing quick, inside information from the ground. While this is a largely positive development, there are dangers too.

     

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Carnegie Experts on Western Europe

  • Cornelius Adebahr
    Associate
    Europe Program

    Adebahr is an associate in the Europe Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC. His research focuses on European foreign policy.

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  • Thomas Carothers
    Vice President for Studies

    Carothers is a leading authority on international support for democracy, rights, and governance and on comparative democratization as well as an expert on U.S. foreign policy.

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  • Judy Dempsey
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Carnegie Europe
    Editor in chief
    Strategic Europe

    Dempsey is a nonresident senior associate at Carnegie Europe and editor in chief of Strategic Europe.

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  • François Godement
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program

    Godement, an expert on Chinese and East Asian strategic and international affairs, is a nonresident senior associate in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

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  • Deborah Gordon
    Director
    Energy and Climate Program

    Gordon is director of Carnegie’s Energy and Climate Program, where her research focuses on oil and climate change issues in North America and globally.

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  • Oz Hassan
    Visiting Scholar
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program

    Hassan is one of the United Kingdom’s foremost authorities on democracy promotion and democracy assistance programs and a leading scholar on U.S. foreign policy.

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  • Stefan Lehne
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Lehne is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the post–Lisbon Treaty development of the European Union’s foreign policy, with a specific focus on relations between the EU and member states.

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  • Moisés Naím
    Senior Associate
    International Economics Program

    Naím is a senior associate in Carnegie’s International Economics Program, where his research focuses on international economics and global politics. He is currently the chief international columnist for El País, Spain’s largest newspaper, and his weekly column is published worldwide.

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  • Paul Schulte
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program and Carnegie Europe

    Schulte is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Nuclear Policy Program and at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on the future of deterrence, nuclear strategy, nuclear nonproliferation, cybersecurity, and their political implications.

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  • Ulrich Speck
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Speck is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the European Union’s foreign policy and Europe’s strategic role in a changing global environment.

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  • Jan Techau
    Director
    Carnegie Europe

    Techau is the director of Carnegie Europe, the European center of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Techau works on EU integration and foreign policy, transatlantic affairs, and German foreign and security policy.

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  • Sinan Ülgen
    Visiting Scholar
    Carnegie Europe

    Ülgen is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe in Brussels, where his research focuses on the implications of Turkish foreign policy for Europe and the United States, nuclear policy, and the security and economic aspects of transatlantic relations.

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  • Nicholas Wright
    Associate
    Nuclear Policy Program

    Wright is an associate in the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment and a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow. His research draws on his background in neuroscience to explore political decisionmaking in economics and nuclear security.

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  • Richard Youngs
    Senior Associate
    Democracy and Rule of Law Program

    Youngs is an expert on the foreign policy of the European Union, in particular on questions of democracy support.

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