After a decade of crises in Europe, historic decisions were taken at the EU and NATO summits to strengthen the continent. To overcome today’s challenges, Brussels must confront the causes of its paralysis in the 2010s.
Granting candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova has earned the EU praise. But by keeping Western Balkan countries in the waiting room, the union is aggravating the region’s frustrations with Brussels.
Ukraine should view EU accession as a long-term project. Joining the union has become increasingly harder, lengthier, and more mired with obstacles.
Russia’s war against Ukraine shows why NATO and the EU are both essential for European security. The two offer different yet complementary models for organizing the continent’s defense.
Helima Croft, managing director of global commodity strategy research at RBC Capital Markets, joins Aaron David Miller to talk about rising gas prices, the war in Ukraine, and more.
Join Carnegie for a timely discussion about Turkey’s motives in rejecting recent NATO bids and what the United States and European members can do to push them forward.
Join Chris Chivvis for a discussion with Rose Gottemoeller and Charlie Kupchan on the promises and pitfalls Biden faces in his upcoming travel to Europe.
In a region already struggling with pandemic recovery, the fallout from the Russia invasion could be the straw that breaks the camel’s back.
EU integration has been propelled by both treaty change and improvised action. To continue to adapt and respond in this era of crises, the union should adopt limited treaty amendments that implement the conclusions reached at the Conference on the Future of Europe.
The Russian invasion of Ukraine has dramatically altered the security and defense architecture of Europe. It also has the potential to reshape democracy support policies, changing practices of defending and extending democratic values and of interactions with autocratic states.