Western Europe

    • Event

    Keynote Address: A World Free of Nuclear Weapons?

    What we need is both vision - a scenario for a world free of nuclear weapons. And action - progressive steps to reduce warhead numbers and to limit the role of nuclear weapons in security policy. These two strands are separate but they are mutually reinforcing. Both are necessary, both at the moment too weak.

    • Commentary

    Russia Redefines Itself and Its Relations with the West

    Russian foreign policy’s modern-day motives are completely dissimilar to those of the recent Soviet and the more distant czarist past. Where-as the empire was predominantly about Eurasian geopolitics and the Soviet Union promoted a global ideological and political project backed up by military power, Russia’s business is Russia itself. Seen from a different angle, Russia’s business is business.

    • Event

    EU Agriculture in Times of Globalization

    EU Commissioner for Agriculture, Mariann Fischer Boel, explains how the role of agriculture in multilateral trade negotiations has changed since the EU reforms to the Common Agricultural Policy.

    • Event

    Carnegie New Vision Launch

    • February 06, 2007
    • Washington, D.C.

    Carnegie launches its New Vision. Building on the strength of its century-long practice of changing as global circumstances change, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is undertaking a fundamental redefinition of its role and mission. Carnegie aims to transform itself from a think tank on international issues to the first truly multinational—ultimately global—think tank.

    • Commentary

    The Risk of Nuclear Anarchy

    Leaders in Washington and, indeed, Moscow, Paris, Beijing, Tel Aviv, Islamabad, Pyongyang and perhaps other capitals see their nuclear arsenals more as valued assets than as problems to be eliminated. With the exception of George Bush and Tony Blair in their campaign to disarm and liberate Iraq, leaders of nuclear powers have for years lacked strength, vision and boldness.

    • Multimedia

    Amr Hamzawy on Al Jazeera

    Carnegie's Amr Hamzawy appeared on Al Jazeera TV to talk about the current crisis in the Middle East. Hamzawy discussed prospects of a national unity government in Palestine, Iran's nuclear ambitions, French-American differences regarding the war in Lebanon, America's strategic interests in the Middle East, and the confrontation between Hizbullah and Israel.

    • Commentary

    Russia Leaves the West

    U.S. and European officials are voicing their concern over Russia's domestic political situation and its relations with the former Soviet republics. Washington must understand that positive change in Russia can only come from within and that economic realities, rather than democratic ideals, will be the vehicle for that change.

    • Research

    China, Russia, and Iran

    • Jill Marie Parillo
    • April 21, 2006

    Stronger diplomatic action on Iran depends heavily on the policies of Russia and China. The actions that either country takes next should be understood in light of their threat perceptions, economic interests, and the strength of the U.S.-French-German coalition.

    • Event

    Western Suburbs: The De-Territorialization of Islam

    Islam has long been a driving force in world politics, but the bulk of its influence was localized. Now, its reach has expanded into the western world and has truly changed the political climate in many western states, creating multiple crises of identity, politics, values and security in Europe.

    • Research

    Resolving Iran

    • James E. Doyle, Sara Kutchesfahani
    • March 21, 2006

    there is still a diplomatic opportunity that can resolve the nuclear crisis with Iran. The Iranians need a package of incentives to relinquish their nuclear program and it is really only America, and not the Europeans, that can offer Iran what it wants and needs. The time has come for a US-Iran rapprochement.

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