INF Treaty era could be coming to an end with today’s announcement by the United States that it will begin the formal process to withdraw from the treaty unless Russia returns to compliance with its treaty obligations within 60 days, writes CSIS Europe experts.
The European Defence Fund would support both European and U.S. security interests and would also put much-needed flesh (and cash) toward EU-NATO cooperation, as Quentin Lopinot, a visiting fellow with the CSIS Europe Program, writes in his commentary.
Establishing a permanent U.S. military base in Poland may be attractive to the Polish government, but it may erode NATO’s cohesion and divert investment from priority areas, as Quentin Lopinot, visiting fellow with the CSIS Europe Program, writes in his commentary.
After two years of positioning, posturing, and politicking, we are entering Prime Minister Theresa May’s so-called Brexit endgame, as Heather Conley, CSIS Europe Program director, writes in her commentary.
A spasm of reporting on Khashoggi, and a flood of OP-EDs dumping on Saudi Arabia – followed by a lack of in depth coverage of the problem – is no memorial to someone who seems to have died for trying to speak the truth.
Let’s hope the administration understands the limits of its high-risk tactics and is closely monitoring the potential for spillovers. Vulnerable economies may not be the only ones disciplined by financial markets.
July 30, 2018
| William Alan ReinschFor the last 18 months all Trump’s negotiations are brilliant successes, at least on the day they are announced. The only negotiation that is more or less finished is the one with Korea and there the president settled for some less-than-significant.
Not without cause, the furor over President Trump's meeting with Putin has focused on Russia. The fact remains, however, that the NATO Summit meeting and its aftermath may well have been equally, or more, destructive to the security interests of the U.S. and its allies. The...