Two constituencies in Central Europe are essential to countering authoritarian tendencies in the region—and preventing centrist voters from being pushed toward the anti-EU fringe.
The 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections in Ukraine are not about reform and ending corruption but about the influence of the oligarchs.
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.
A pact between Kiev and the leaders of Kharkiv in eastern Ukraine has limited violence and ensured stability, but at the cost of keeping in place corrupt governing practices and forestalling reform.
President Donald Trump, his opponents in the United States, and his critics in Europe have found common cause: opposing the planned Nord Stream 2 pipeline that would transport Russian natural gas to Germany. All sides are in rare agreement, but they are all misguided in their own ways.
The State Department and USAID can pursue an array of internal and external initiatives to combat corruption globally, especially in countries that have faced recent political transitions.
European democracy is in decline, as increasingly authoritarian leaders undermine the post–Cold War liberal order by targeting media freedom, individual rights, and the rule of law.
Public anger at corruption has become perhaps the most powerful driver of political change around the world.
The forgotten war in eastern Ukraine is intensifying again.
Chinese capital originally destined for the United States switches to the European continent, making transatlantic collaboration more essential.