In response to the diverse challenges facing the region, the Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative—an international commission to build the intellectual framework for an inclusive transatlantic security system for the 21st century—has been launched.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, NATO's new Secretary-General, must provide transformational leadership, not just status-quo management, for the alliance to bridge the chasm between its ambitions and its capacities.
Policy makers who only 18 months ago identified Arab foreign investment as a major threat to national security and economic competitiveness are now actively reaching out to them.
The Carnegie Endowment and the Heinrich Boell Foundation hosted a discussion with Juergen Trittin, former German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. Mr. Trittin, who is a leading candidate of the Green Party in the upcoming German elections, offered his views on nonproliferation, disarmament, and nuclear energy.
Carnegie's Uri Dadush and Denis Redonnet discussed how the economic crisis is affecting the EU and its member states, and how Europe can work together to create effective solutions.
Ahead of April’s G20 summit, French Prime Minister François Fillon urged policymakers to pursue economic recovery and financial regulatory reform simultaneously.
For the EU to be an effective player in the Middle East, it should seek an efficient division of labor with the United States and pursue greater political engagement in the Palestinian territories, Syria, and Lebanon.
The Dalai Lama problem has been in the way of an EU-China "strategic partnership" for a long time, and there continues to be miscalculations on both sides about each other's stand on this issue.
Italy's Minister for Foreign Affairs, Franco Frattini, outlined the priorities of the G8 under the Italian Presidency, arguing that there is a need for a review of international structures.
The divide between the political and developmental approaches to assisting democracy starts from contrasting ideas about both democracy and democratization and leads to very different configurations of assistance programs. Yet this division need not represent a rift in the world of democracy aid. Both have a significant place in U.S. and European efforts in supporting democracy around the world.