If NATO seizes upon the recent events in the right way, it will remain relevant. If it mishandles the situation ? overreacts or under-performs ? it may be done for.
Ukraine has lost another government. Tymoshenko has lasted only 8 months as Prime Minister, only a few weeks longer than her first attempt in 2005.
As Europe waits to see whether Zimbabwe restores democracy, the bloc should prepare options for an SSR-specific ESDP mission
There are clear signs that the EU’s influence at the UN is declining in one of the areas on which it is most united: human rights
Russia may be tempted to believe that it has succeeded in Georgia, but it has in fact further isolated itself and helped Europe unite
When dealing with Moscow, EU leaders should not accept the parallelism between Kosovo and Ossetia
The right solution to the problem of growing oil prices lies in the next agrarian revolution, based on biofuels and genetically modified crops
The European Union has less to fear from Russia’s gas and oil weapons than its leaders think
The EU faces a tough dilemma: sanctions would further isolate Russia but a ?business as usual’ approach would send the wrong signal
The war in Georgia has an impact on Moldova. There is a danger of unsustainable peace and transformation of Moldova into a second Belarus.