Asia-Europe meetings have been held for over a decade, but they are becoming increasingly relevant. Partners from both continents want to work together more closely, so they can combat challenges to globalization and multilateralism.
China is increasingly central in world politics. Western nations should remain open to its initiatives and engage it in dialogue through multilateral institutions.
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis travels to Europe in an effort to reassure allies of U.S. commitment to NATO and its willingness to engage with Europe on security and defense issues.
The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo believe swapping territory will create stability in the western Balkans, but this proposal presents enormous risks for the broader region.
The fact that several European countries are moving to impose restrictions on Chinese investments is noteworthy and represents a major change from just a few years ago. Yet, internal disagreements within Europe on how to approach foreign direct investments remains an impediment.
The EU can—and must—uphold its part in the Iran nuclear deal, all while actively extending its role beyond the nuclear file.
Government agencies in Sweden have partnered with the private sector, social media companies, and the press in an effort to warn its voters about misinformation as they head to the polls for next week’s election.
Turkey crucially needs EU markets, funds, and investment to prosper. This in turn requires the rule of law, not the rule of the arbitrary. Choices will have to be made in Ankara.
In the Trump era, the transatlantic relationship can no longer be an engine of global democracy. The EU should work with non-Western democratic powers to uphold the liberal international order.
Expecting flexibility to single handedly deliver a revisited Europe can only feed disappointment. It cannot replace a clear understanding among EU members about the future of Europe.
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.