How do the U.S. and EU approaches to AI compare and what is the role for transatlantic cooperation?
Cybersecurity is no longer just about firewalls, data encryption, and strong passwords.
Europe has a vested interest in Middle East stability as well as in the welfare of its people.
Over the past two decades, and especially since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2014, the Kremlin has intensified its engagement with international institutions.
The divergence between Europe and the United States is structural, not just personal, and it won’t simply disappear with the departure of Donald Trump.
Moscow never wanted an annexation—it just wanted a bargaining chip. Understanding that is the key to settling the conflict once and for all.
So long as Serbia does not formally recognize Kosovo’s independence, it must rely on Russia’s veto power in the UN Security Council. That dependency gives Russia a nontrivial degree of influence, both in the region and within Serbia itself.
The EU’s ambition is to become a more strategically autonomous security player. But this will require more attention to designing EU defense initiatives so they strengthen both European and transatlantic security.
Putin holds all the cards to maintain political leverage through a persistent low-intensity war in the Donbas.
The European Commission’s new president should act decisively to make deliberations in Brussels more accountable to voters and national parliaments.