This situation between Russia and NATO heightens the risk of a complete breakdown of bilateral nuclear arms control. It is compounded by the lack of regular strategic dialogue.
Trump’s behavior has not wholly damaged U.S. credibility — yet. But over time, his unilateral volatility threatens to become the dominant narrative about the U.S., eclipsing past values and leadership.
Is the relationship between Europe and the United States reaching a breaking point? Please join us for a conversation with the ambassador of France.
Trump’s recent trade tariffs severely undermine the transatlantic relationships with U.S. allies in Europe, creating new space for Beijing and Moscow to exert influence.
How Kiev manages the diverse region of Bessarabia will be closely watched elsewhere in Ukraine, where political trust in the central authorities is still low.
Concerns about China’s mercantilist trade and investment policies have been at the forefront of growing frictions between China, the EU and the United States, but the Belt and Road Initiative has also highlighted worries about the lending of billions of dollars for infrastructure projects by its “policy banks”.
The gap between U.S. and EU views on Ukraine is hindering an effective Western strategy to end the war in the country’s eastern region.
A series of essays by leading scholars and activists on efforts around the world to improve and defend civil society’s legitimacy.
The international order has never been tidy or complete, always having lands with contested sovereignty. Yet the breakdown of empires is the most common catalyst for producing new aspirant states.
Recent uprisings in countries across the world suggest that there is much that other protesters can learn to pressure regimes for reforms.