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    Russia is an Asian Power Too: Japan Understands, But Does the United States?
    Apr18

    Russia is an Asian Power Too: Japan Understands, But Does the United States?

    Washington’s two recent big summits occurred as if they were in two different worlds. First, President Donald Trump met Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, where the two leaders’ conversation focused on trade and North Korea. Then, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Moscow, where he and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei...

    The Next Phase of U.S.–EU Energy Cooperation
    Apr10

    The Next Phase of U.S.–EU Energy Cooperation

    Transatlantic TakeThe G7 Energy Ministers meeting taking place in Rome today provides a useful reminder of the importance of transatlantic cooperation on energy, a collaboration that has been of strong benefit to both sides for many years. From the creation of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in 1974, following the Arab oil embargo, to the...

    Corruption, Terrorism and Russia’s Future
    Apr05

    Corruption, Terrorism and Russia’s Future

    Recent incidents in Russia resemble a speeding roller coaster. It is a story of political ups and downs, unexpected turns of events, and conflicting narratives. With mass anti-corruption demonstrations in Moscow and other Russian cities on March 26, followed by a terrorist attack in Petersburg on April 3, Kremlin elites are growing nervous....

    Russia–Japan Relations in the Era of Trump
    Apr03

    Russia–Japan Relations in the Era of Trump

    Photo credit: Drop of Light / Shutterstock.com As Russia continues to dominate Washington’s domestic politics and threatens European cohesion on a daily basis, one country has been consistently courting the Kremlin with enthusiasm: Japan. Tokyo has pursued a rapprochement with Moscow ever since Prime Minister Shinzo Abe returned to power in...

    Japan–Russia Relations: The View from Moscow
    Apr03

    Japan–Russia Relations: The View from Moscow

    Photo credit: knyazev vasily / Shutterstock, Inc. At a time when Russia is criticized across the West for invading Ukraine, annexing Crimea, and meddling in elections, Japan remains committed to trying to build closer ties with Russia. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe believes that better relations with Moscow would promote Japan’s...

    As the U.K. Prepares to Leave, is Europe Disintegrating after 60 years?
    Mar28

    As the U.K. Prepares to Leave, is Europe Disintegrating after 60 years?

    The EU has just marked the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome but remains in the midst of turmoil. Britain’s formal notification of its intention to quit the EU ends a ten month phoney war and opens the way for direct confrontation over the country’s terms of exit. Brexit is a lose-lose process that will exacerbate other pressing...

    Belarus Reloaded
    Mar17

    Belarus Reloaded

    It has been almost a month since public demonstrations began in Belarus. In an unusual scene for the country, a dozen participating towns have hosted thousands of protestors. Belarusians largely perceive themselves as tolerant and passive. However, the wave of public upheavals currently rolling across the country has dispelled that stereotype and...

    Can Core Europe Move Forward without a Core?
    Mar16

    Can Core Europe Move Forward without a Core?

    Photo credit: ptnphoto / Shutterstock, Inc. The impact of the British departure from the EU and the growing internal and external threat to the European integration project have imposed the reiteration of a debate about the forms and shapes through which the continent can move forward. This happens on the backdrop of incomplete and insufficient...

    Frau Merkel Comes to Washington
    Mar13

    Frau Merkel Comes to Washington

    German Chancellor Merkel will enter the lion’s den on Tuesday, March 14, for her first meeting with President Trump. It is difficult to remember such an inauspicious start in the sixty eight year relationship between the United States and a democratic Germany. While there have been quite a few bad personal relationships — between German...

    Three Questions with Dr. Agnieszka Łada
    Mar10

    Three Questions with Dr. Agnieszka Łada

    Editor’s Note: The German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in Warsaw hosted a discussion with Dr. Agnieszka Łada, head of the European Program and senior analyst at the Institute of Public Affairs in Warsaw on Tuesday, February 28. Dr. Łada provided her perspective on the future of EU integration at the event and discussed...

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