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      Europe’s State of Denial About Islamic State Returnees
      Nov07

      Europe’s State of Denial About Islamic State Returnees

      Transatlantic TakeThe latest developments in Syria should serve as a warning to European countries that they will not be able to put off indefinitely the challenge of repatriating their nationals who had joined Islamic State (IS) and their families. IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed, but jihadists in the region are determined to...

      The Power of Civic Engagement: What Europeans can learn from Americans
      Oct25

      The Power of Civic Engagement: What Europeans can learn from Americans

      Recently, my husband, myself, and our three-year-old daughter had a vacation together with 10 other family members and friends. We had only one family with a child in the group. The group made all decisions concerning the group activities by simply voting. Most of the times our small family did not take part in the group fun as no one voted to...

      Hungary’s Sudden Political Reshuffle Broke Orbán’s Power Monopoly
      Oct18

      Hungary’s Sudden Political Reshuffle Broke Orbán’s Power Monopoly

      Transatlantic TakeLocal elections rarely enjoy much international attention. However, the unexpected success of Hungary’s united opposition at the recent municipal polls has created a new political reality in the country. It broke the 13-years-long streak of electoral success of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his Fidesz party. Orbán now...

      In the End, Donald Trump Could Triumph
      Oct16

      In the End, Donald Trump Could Triumph

      The Ukraine scandal gives the Democrats new hope that they could finally drive Donald Trump out of office. But the impeachment process could bring new sympathy and even votes to the U.S. president. Those who follow the coverage of the Ukraine scandal will be forgiven for believing that it will quickly come to an end with the presidency of Donald...

      Window on GMF’s Diverse Workplace: Building Successful Multi-Generational Teams
      Oct07

      Window on GMF’s Diverse Workplace: Building Successful Multi-Generational Teams

      Lora Berg, Counselor for Inclusive Leadership, GMF DC Generational diversity enriches workplaces on both sides of the Atlantic. In the case of the German Marshall Fund (GMF), five generations work together. GMF’s team, according to U.S. definitions, ranges from the Silent Generation (born 1925–1945) to baby boomers (1946–1959), Generation X...

      We aid Ukraine to help it fight Russia. By holding back support, Trump helped Putin.
      Oct01

      We aid Ukraine to help it fight Russia. By holding back support, Trump helped Putin.

      On several consecutive mornings in early 2014, I woke up with one agonizing plea: Please, Lord, let the Ukrainian service members still be alive. I feared that while I slept, Russians might have slaughtered thousands of outgunned and outnumbered Ukrainians trapped on their own air and naval bases. Hostilities between Russia and Ukraine began in...

      After Trump-Zelensky scandal, Ukraine pressed to reset Western ties
      Oct01

      After Trump-Zelensky scandal, Ukraine pressed to reset Western ties

      Ukraine’s president, political neophyte Volodymyr Zelensky, appears out of his depth after just 4 months in office, as his relations with President Trump have put him front and center in a political scandal rocking the U.S. and rippling across the globe. Why it matters: Given the deep challenges facing Ukraine and Zelensky, Ukraine can...

      “Ideological compet​ition is actually good for us.” Interview with Timothy Garton Ash
      Sep14

      “Ideological compet​ition is actually good for us.” Interview with Timothy Garton Ash

      RT: You were on a panel at Brussels Forum where you discussed 1989 and I’m going to ask you to start there. You said 1989 was the best year in European history. Tell us why. Garton Ash: That’s quite a claim, isn’t it! I put it out there as a challenge and I haven’t yet had anyone come back and say: “What about 1783?” So...

      A Post-Soviet “War and Peace”
      Sep11

      A Post-Soviet “War and Peace”

      What Tolstoy’s Masterwork Explains About Putin’s Foreign Policy On February 23, 2014, Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the final day of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, the most expensive winter games to date and the first hosted by an Eastern-bloc country since the Soviet Union’s collapse. Amid the fanfare and the...

      Katarpur Corridor May Provide Potential Window for Talks Between India and Pakistan: Arun Singh
      Sep05

      Katarpur Corridor May Provide Potential Window for Talks Between India and Pakistan: Arun Singh

      With representatives from India and Pakistan scheduled sit down to finalise a deal on the Kartapur Corridor to allow Indian Sikh pilgrims to travel to Pakistan, former Indian ambassador to U.S. and desk in charge of Pakistan in the Ministry of External Affairs Arun Singh says the corridor could be provide an opening for possible engagement...

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