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Section: The German Marshall Fund of the United States (USA)

    Poland’s Balanced De-Europeanization and the ENP
    Nov18

    Poland’s Balanced De-Europeanization and the ENP

    WARSAW—Largely Eastern-oriented, Polish foreign policy has filled a gap in Brussels: Warsaw has been perceived as the spokesperson for the former Soviet republics striving to join the European family and it has built its foreign policy reputation in Europe around that role. This has also served its own transformation well as a recently joined...

    New Policies Urgently Needed for EU Neighborhood
    Nov18

    New Policies Urgently Needed for EU Neighborhood

    In the wake of the Paris attacks and the refugee crisis, Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policy, and the European Commission, have issued a much-awaited revision of the “European Neighbourhood Policy” (ENP), which aims to strengthen stability, security, and prosperity in 16...

    Germany’s Approach to ENP
    Nov18

    Germany’s Approach to ENP

    BERLIN—Germany was never a champion of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and has traditionally been more engaged with Eastern Europe than the Southern Mediterranean. For historical, geopolitical and economic reasons, Germany was a strong supporter of EU enlargement toward Central and Eastern Europe, but its engagement with a coherent EU...

    Making the Most of the European Neighbourhood Policy Toolbox
    Nov18

    Making the Most of the European Neighbourhood Policy Toolbox

    BRUSSELS—The review of the European Neighbourhood Policy, unveiled in Brussels on November 18 after a year-long process of reflection and consultation with a broader community of stakeholders in Europe and its neighboring countries, did not offer many surprises. While acknowledging many of the ENP’s flaws and the changed domestic and...

    France’s Perspectives and Priorities for the European Neighborhood Policy
    Nov18

    France’s Perspectives and Priorities for the European Neighborhood Policy

    Photo: (BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/GettyImages) PARIS—The European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) remains largely absent from the public and media foreign policy discussions in France. However, the recent security crises in Ukraine and the Mediterranean, the refugee crisis, and the latest terrorist attack in Paris have underlined the need to improve EU...

    Learning on the Job
    Nov17

    Learning on the Job

    For the past five years Europe has been confronted with one fundamental crisis after the other – and each has pushed or pulled Berlin to the center of the Union’s response. When the sovereign debt crisis hit a number of member states in early 2010 and put the single currency under existential threat, Berlin unequivocally became ringleader....

    Britain and the Spectre of Geopolitical Irrelevance
    Nov12

    Britain and the Spectre of Geopolitical Irrelevance

    Transatlantic TakeLONDON—It is difficult to underestimate the impact of a new James Bond movie on the British psyche. The films, released now at three- or four-year intervals, give the fleeting sense that Britain still matters on the world stage. Yet Bond has long reflected something of a geopolitical fantasy; his enduring appeal based in part on...

    Putin’s Aviation Nightmare
    Nov09

    Putin’s Aviation Nightmare

    Vladimir Putin must hate aviation. The tragic crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt last weekend, with mounting evidence of a terrorist attack by ISIL, is but the latest in a series of air disasters challenging the Kremlin over the last year. All of these have directly resulted from Moscow’s ever more aggressive foreign policy — inUkraine,...

    ‘Only Solution to Refugee Crisis is a Common EU Response’
    Nov05

    ‘Only Solution to Refugee Crisis is a Common EU Response’

    Karen Donfried was President Obama’s top adviser on European affairs at the White House from 2012 to 2014. She is now the president of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, a think tank aimed at bolstering transatlantic ties. She gives us her point of view on the refugee crisis in Europe, as well as the conflict in Ukraine and...

    Global Disorder: Is it Always the West’s Fault?
    Oct27

    Global Disorder: Is it Always the West’s Fault?

    Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer participated in a France Culture broadcast to discuss the question of ” Global Disorder : Is it always the West’s Fault?” Alexandra discussed the strategic and political implications of Western military interventions since Iraq (2003), semi-interventions (Libya) and non-intervention (Syria), both resulting...

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