Articles on Daniel Korski

Egypt's popular putsch (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 26 January 2012

It is too early to write off Egypt's revolution. Unlike in the past, politics is now a live issue across the country, and that popular force is a difficult one to control or stop, and even the steps that have been taken now seemed impossible just over a year ago.


The year of the HUBRICS (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 12 January 2012

With Europe and much of the West facing a seemingly painful decline, attention continues to shift to the BRICS and the world's other rising powers. But are these countries overplaying their hands as the cracks begin to show in their economic virility?


Without military reform Egypt cannot democratise (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 05 July 2011

Egypt will struggle to progress towards democracy unless some form of military reform takes place. The first challenge is to make sure that any moves towards reform are palatable to the entrenched interests of Military Inc.


Mission manual (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 21 March 2011

Wars are easy to start, hard to fight, and often harder still to end. Learning the right lessons from past wars, recent and old ones, is absolutely key. In Libya the international community must also keep its focus on political rather than military aims.


Kyrgyzstan: Russia?s Rwanda (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 18 June 2010

Just as France maintained links with its former colonies in Central Africa, Moscow has maintained ties with the former Soviet Republics in Central Asia. In light of the recent violence in its backyard nation of Kyrgyzstan, what lessons can Russia learn from France?s experience in Central Africa?

Western Balkans: The way out of the EU?s waiting room (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 26 May 2010

Pre-occupied with its financial troubles, the EU is no longer paying attention to the Western Balkans. As a result it is losing credibility and influence in a region that may slide back towards instability.

What is a Cleggservative foreign policy? (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 12 May 2010

Forget reputations. Britain's new coalition government of the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats will temper its foreign policy approach with a healthy dose of pragmatism.

Nick Clegg and a very European election (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 22 April 2010

The emergence of Nick Clegg in the British election campaign means Europe is an issue that can no longer be ignored by the other candidates

Break down these walls (Commentary)

Richard Gowan & Daniel Korski - 21 April 2010

The EU should reinvent its crisis management capabilities / An open letter to the 27 Permanent Representatives to the EU.

Will Europe rise to the Eyjafjallajokull challenge? (Commentary)

François Godement & Daniel Korski - 20 April 2010

The eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano has created transport chaos, but the EU can lead the way in finding a trans-national solution to a cross-border crisis.