A European Game of Thrones? EU Talks Turkey
Turkey-EU talks are back on the table. But is there a real strategy in place?
A European Game of Thrones? Hungary, Ukraine & Putin's Invisible Curtain
While U.S. and EU diplomats quarrel over niceties in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin is surreptitiously gaining hold on countries ever farther west. A deal approved in Hungary’s parliament last week makes it quite clear that Putin wishes to drape an invisible curtain across the European continent, imposing energy and economic dependence on those countries that fall under it. How western leaders respond to his challenge will be an important gut check.