Articles

Ossetia farce (Commentary)

José Ignacio Torreblanca - 27 August 2008

Moscow's decision to recognize Georgia's breakaway regions is a profound challenge to Europe's security architecture.

Thanks to Russia, NATO is back (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 22 August 2008

Russia's behavior over Georgia has made NATO's revitalization more not less likely.

China Olympics blog (Commentary)

John Fox - 21 August 2008

A daily blog following key political stories in China during the Beijing Olympics.

Russia and the Georgia war: the great-power trap (Commentary)

IVAN KRASTEV - 20 August 2008

Russia's flawed understanding of 21st-century international politics means that its military success in the war with Georgia could be followed by its strategic defeat.

Winning the peace in Georgia (Commentary)

Nicu Popescu & Andrew Wilson - 20 August 2008

The EU's frenetic diplomacy around the conflict is in stark contrast with its reluctance to engage just a few months ago.

French deaths highlight NATO's other challenge (Commentary)

Daniel Korski - 19 August 2008

French combat deaths underscore the challenge in Afghanistan and the need for a new politically-accented and regionally-focused strategy.

The Georgian conflict: seven points (Commentary)

alain minc - 18 August 2008

An article on the European reactions to the Georgian conflict, published in Liberation.

War in Georgia - the EU needs to step in (Commentary)

Andrew Wilson - 10 August 2008

The hostilities in Georgia are more than a war in Europe's backyard. It is a war in Europe itself, with dire consequences.

What next after the Doha Round? (Commentary)

Renato Ruggiero - 29 July 2008

The collapse of the WTO Doha round highlights the need for a new and improved global governance structure. An article in Italian from Il Sole 24 Ore.

European defence: Noises off (Commentary)

Nick Witney - 29 July 2008

On ESDP, a decade of procrastination and missed opportunities has taught us some important lessons.