Ana Palacio explains that Ukraine’s current conflict shows a critical reality: the Atlantic Community and Russia need each other. She thereby calls on the US and Europe to not leave Putin with a free hand.
Given the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, a pan-European Task Force on Cooperation in the Greater European area condemns the strategic vacuum at the heart of European relations and calls for a new cooperative initiative.
Ian Kearns explains that the EU will only have a constructive impact on the Ukrainian crisis, if it learns from Kissinger's Cold War lessons and focuses on how to deal with Russia.
ELN member Prof. Adam Daniel Rotfeld calls for a Conference of the Friends of Ukraine under the auspices of the OSCE. And he reasons that any solution must not include a zero-sum choice between the EU and a Customs Union with Russia.
Steve Pifer explains how Russia, the EU and US view Ukraine and how their ability to influence events within Ukraine may be rather limited.
Nicolai N. Petro, writing from Odessa, Ukraine, calls for the EU, Russia and Ukraine to work together to prevent the collapse of the Ukrainian economy and to ensure a stable European future.
William H. Tobey argues that overconfidence and complacency means that we are still failing to secure nuclear material from theft or near misses, despite steps to prevent nuclear terrorism.
Des Browne and Michael Shank explain in this CNN op-ed that the international response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons and Iran nuclear programme is laudable, but should now be leveraged to write rules for cyber and drone challenges.
In a joint statement, 70 senior European politicians, military figures and diplomats call for discussion of the evident deep political and security divisions within Europe itself.
Des Browne, Adam Daniel Rotfeld and Igor Ivanov lay out a vision for a cooperative Greater Europe as a framework for securing peace and promoting shared prosperity.