When President Barack Obama comes to London next week, he will find one great power missing at the world’s summit table: Europe. The US and China may end up carrying on as a G2.
Destroying the poppy fields hasn’t worked. The US should focus on long-term development to solve Afghanistan’s drug problem.
As the world is approaching a new chapter in the proliferation of nuclear weapons, Iran and North Korea require a coordinated response, warns Fran?ois Godement
Pakistan is the pivot around which revolves peace on the Indian subcontinent and the success of NATO’s mission to Afghanistan, argues Korski. But EU?s policy towards that country resembles its old technocratic and apolitical approach.
There is nothing wrong in engaging China rather than antagonizing her: but Europe must coordinate its human rights policy towards Beijing
In response to the Chinese Premier?s European tour, John Fox argues that Europe’s national interests must be put aside
Fran?ois Godement argues the Chinese Premier’s European trip will do little to mask recent diplomatic disputes
China?s cancellation of the planned bilateral summit with the EU is a brutal and unprecedented warning of how little Europe means to China
Pakistan, Congo and Ukraine are three fault lines separating us from the future
A new US president will want to see a significant enhancement of the European effort in Afghanistan. The issue is likely to be viewed in Washington as a litmus test of whether Europeans should be taken seriously as strategic partners.