On Europe & Security
When it comes to responding to Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, Europe is caught between corporate interests, regional security differences, and thoroughly postmodern publics. But the United States can still help clear up the allies’ strategic confusion.
A fog of uncertainty has descended on Ukraine and Eastern Europe, but there are still a few things that we do know (as well as a few things that we know we don’t know).
A Strategy for Eurasia
It’s time to restore Transatlantic security relations to their central place in U.S. national security strategy.
Doubling Down On NATO
The United States needs to respond to Moscow’s partition of Ukraine. Redeploying NATO forces in Eastern and Central Europe would be a good first step to a comprehensive deterrence strategy.
The U.S.-Russia Problem: A Four-Step Recovery Program
If the United States is to push back against Russia’s incursion into Ukraine, it must set aside wishful thinking and breathless rhetoric about a new “Cold War” and get to work shoring up its neglected Transatlantic alliances.
When Missile Defense Is About More Than Missiles
U.S. and NATO missile defense plans are about more than just guarding against rogue missile threats from Iran. They will shape the U.S.-Russia relationship and, more importantly, long-term relations between America and Europe.
Countering Putin’s Push
Russia’s challenge to the West has been building for a long time, and has reached a crescendo with the crisis in Ukraine. The window is closing, but there is still time to act and tip the balance.
Back to the Frontier
The rise of Germany is reconfiguring the former Warsaw Pact zone as both the United States and the European Union struggle over a crisis of political economy.
Rethinking Poland in the Second Term
At a time when both economic uncertainty and security concerns along NATO’s periphery are driving the Transatlantic relationship, Poland’s dynamic economy and growing geopolitical weight make it an increasingly important European ally for the United States. So it matters that during the past four years America has lost public support in Poland despite close state-to-state […]
Poland's vast, untapped reserves of shale gas can transform global energy markets and European-Russian relations.