Articles

G7 shirking its responsibilities on Russia (Commentary)

Mark Galeotti - 25 May 2017

If sanctions are considered not to be working, then the answer is not to lift them, but to strengthen them.

Trump and Europe: The NASCAR Summit? (Commentary)

Jeremy Shapiro - 24 May 2017

Regardless of Trump's visit to Europe, serious questions about the Trump administration should persist for Europe.

Stabilising Mali - why Europe must look beyond technicalities (Commentary)

Andrew Lebovich - 24 May 2017

To foster long-term stability in Mali, the international community must not content itself with the implementation of technicalities.

Trump’s Saudi speech hints at new risks (Commentary)

Julien Barnes-Dacey - 24 May 2017

Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia marked a shift in US positioning that is likely to feed rather than temper conflict conditions in the region.

China’s Belt and Road – new name, same doubts? (Commentary)

Angela Stanzel - 19 May 2017

Beijing is trying to create an inclusive narrative around its new Silk Road initiative, but fails to convince the sceptics.

The liberation of Europe (Commentary)

Caroline de Gruyter - 17 May 2017

The remaining 27 EU members have turned the page after Brexit much faster than the UK itself.

Korean peninsula: the plot thickens (Commentary)

François Godement - 16 May 2017

Trump’s hard-nosed approach to North Korea is likely to have played a role in the election of a South Korean president who takes a softer view of Pyongyang, and who opposes US intervention.