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Andrew A. Michta
On Europe & Security
Countdown to the NATO Summit
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Demography and Migration Are Reshaping the Transatlantic Alliance

If demographic projections hold, NATO is in even bigger trouble than we thought.

Countdown to the NATO Summit
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Partial Answers to the Russia Question

In the run-up to July’s NATO summit, the question for the United States remains what kind of commitments will convince Moscow to take NATO’s Article 5 guarantees seriously.

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The Return of “In-Between” Europe

Geopolitics has returned to Europe not because history has been forgotten, but because it has been remembered all too well.

Migration and Its Discontents
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Merkel’s Twilight Begins

There is one enduring lesson from Angela Merkel’s big political defeat this weekend that bears repeating on both sides of the Atlantic: This is what happens when you don’t listen to your citizens.

Clinton v. Trump?
Europe Begins to Worry

Whoever wins in November, Europeans fear that collective security and Transatlantic relations will not return to center stage.

Advantage: Russia
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Moldova: Where Putin Could Score Next

A massive corruption scandal, a reeling pro-European government, and a breakaway region currently home to Russian troops: All the ingredients are in place for a crisis on NATO’s southern flank.

Post-Cologne Europe
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The EU Must Secure Its External Borders

Elite failure to manage the growing migrant crisis is putting the future of the European project at risk.

Putin's World
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Russia’s Shadowboxing with NATO

Putin rings in the New Year with a blustery new National Security Strategy.

Rise of the Right
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Twilight of the Elites

The rise of the political right in Europe signals a potentially enduring change in public sentiment that could reorder the core tenets of the European project.

Terror in Paris
Will the West Mobilize to Defend Itself?

The Paris attacks are another wake-up call for the West. We need to protect our borders, meet the enemy where he lives, and remind ourselves of the values we stand for.

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Commitment Issues

It goes far deeper than a failure to reach the 2% spending target.

After The Referendum

The Council of Europe re-introduces monitoring for Turkey on human rights issues for the first time since 2004.

A New Deal

For Moscow, round two of production cuts is going to be harder than round one.

How do you solve a problem like Korea?

The U.S. is rushing to deploy missile defense in South Korea before the elections.

Pyongyang Under Pressure?

Is Pyongyang rationing fuel in fear of a coming Chinese embargo?

The President vs. the Mayors

A court ruling in California marks the latest setback for President Trump’s immigration policies.

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