June 11, 2018
| William Alan ReinschThe president may think this is a winning strategy for our country, but we end up losers like everybody else. When we treat the rules as suggestions that can be ignored, then others will follow our lead to our detriment.
While the United States should consider the potential contribution of a larger U.S. presence in Europe on the merits, it should approach these issues in a way that strengthens NATO’s cohesion and solidarity.
April 26, 2018A flurry of concern has grown over what is being referred to as China’s “sharp power” efforts in Europe—that is, influencing efforts disguised as soft power that hinge on manipulation and covert activity.
April 24, 2018
| Boris ToucasMacron’s ambitions are larger than life: he hopes to restructure European politics before 2019, and he posits France as a global actor for innovative solutions for peace with the creation of the future Paris Peace Forum.
April 23, 2018
| Jeffrey RathkeNow is the time for the United States’ closest friends to adapt to these undiplomatic times with a more robust and if necessary confrontational diplomacy to shore up careening U.S. policy and strengthen fundamental bonds.
Greenland has an important role to play in U.S. defense, housing the Thule Air Base and forming an integral link in the U.S. missile defense system. However, an upcoming snap election may call this position into question.
In 2017, Europe imported a record amount of natural gas: Russia’s exports rose by 8 percent, reaching an all-time high; Norwegian pipeline exports reached an all-time high as well, up 7 percent; pipeline imports from North Africa were slightly down, but imports of...
On December 6, President Donald Trump confirmed in a formal statement at the White House his long-anticipated decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv, thus bringing to end the 50-year policy maintained by successive...