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MAY – JUNE 2015

THE WEST ADRIFT

 

EUROPE BY NUMBERS

Continental Drift

 

THE WEST ADRIFT

 

richard herzinger

Helpless and Halfhearted

American and European self-doubt has become self-destructive.

 

julianne smith

The Tasks Ahead

Washington and Brussels need to lead a much bolder reform of the international system than anything in the works.

 

alan posener

Spies, Lies, and Politics

The latest NSA-BND “scandal” reveals a shocking 
irresponsibility within Berlin’s political class.

WORDS DON’T COME EASY

 

vladislav inozemtsev

“Vezhlivye Lyudi”

When “polite people” do impolite things, they can redraw the map of Europe – and spawn a Russian internet meme.

THE EU AND REFUGEES

 

ferruccio pastore and emanuela roman

Death in the Mediterranean

Shamed into action by an unprecedented death toll, Brussels has at last made a start at creating an effective migrant policy.

GREECE AND THE EURO

 

majid sattar

Great Games Revisited

Athens plays the Russia card – and brings back geopolitics.

 

richard fraunberger

Sisyphus Hasn’t Even Gotten Started Yet

Greece is still ruled by feudal Ottoman tendencies.

HYBRID WARFARE

 

claudia major and christian mölling

Deterrence Plus

Here’s what a hybrid security policy could look like.

RUSSIA POLICY

 

piotr buras

The Costs of Coexistence

A new European Russia policy must not scacrifice Western values.

EUROPE AND ASIAN SECURITY

 

hans kundnani and angela stanzel

If Xi Does a Putin

Can Berlin apply the lessons of Ukraine to Asia?

IN 140 CHARACTERS

 

Jens Stoltenberg

NATO’s Secretary General on learning to 
expect the unexpected.