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      One. More. Time. It’s not about NATO
      Jul28

      One. More. Time. It’s not about NATO

      By Steven PiferVladimir Putin and the Kremlin had a number of reasons for invading Ukraine in February and starting the largest military conflict in Europe since World War II. Putin sought to portray the pre-invasion crisis that Moscow created with Ukraine as a NATO-Russia dispute, but that framing does not stand up to serious scrutiny. Putin...

      Russia, France, and global disorder
      Jul21

      Russia, France, and global disorder

      On June 8, the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings held its 17th annual Raymond Aron Lecture, featuring Thomas Gomart, a French historian of international relations and the director of the French Institute on International Relations (IFRI) in Paris. In his address, Gomart discussed the implications of Russia’s invasion of...

      A German gas crisis will cause jitters across Europe
      Jul18

      A German gas crisis will cause jitters across Europe

      By Constanze Stelzenmüller“We just don’t know. Everything is possible.” This was German Economics Minister Robert Habeck’s succinct response to the question currently consuming his country’s government, industry and public: When the 10-day scheduled maintenance to the Nord Stream 1 pipeline ends on July 21, will the Russian...

      Merkel’s lack of regrets illustrates the fallacies of Germany’s Russia policy
      Jun21

      Merkel’s lack of regrets illustrates the fallacies of Germany’s Russia policy

      By Constanze StelzenmüllerRussia’s war of annihilation against Ukraine and the unhinged rhetoric of its elites raise urgent questions about the future for Europeans, for the trans-Atlantic alliance, and for global order. For a generational cohort of German politicians, some of whom are retired and some still in power, it also raises urgent...

      Putin’s war and European energy security: A German perspective on decoupling from Russian fossil fuels
      Jun10

      Putin’s war and European energy security: A German perspective on decoupling from Russian fossil fuels

      By Constanze StelzenmüllerChairman Cardin, Chairman Cohen, distinguished members of the Helsinki Commission, It is an honor for me to be invited to testify before you here today together with my other distinguished panel members Yuriy Vitrenko and Benjamin Schmitt on the critical issue before this panel: European energy security after...

      Why Putin’s betrayal of Ukraine could trigger nuclear proliferation
      Jun09

      Why Putin’s betrayal of Ukraine could trigger nuclear proliferation

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      Germany has a special responsibility to stop Putin’s evil
      Apr26

      Germany has a special responsibility to stop Putin’s evil

      By Constanze StelzenmüllerA merciless war is being waged in the middle of Europe — on Germany’s ruling Social Democratic Party (SPD). That, at least, is what a casual observer of German politics might conclude. Rolf Mützenich, the head of the SPD’s parliamentary faction, has denounced demands by his Green and Free Democratic coalition...

      Trans-Atlantic Scorecard — April 2022
      Apr22

      Trans-Atlantic Scorecard — April 2022

      Welcome to the fifteenth edition of the Trans-Atlantic Scorecard, a quarterly evaluation of U.S.-European relations produced by Brookings’s Center on the United States and Europe (CUSE). To produce the Scorecard, we poll Brookings scholars and other experts on the present state of U.S. relations with Europe — overall and in the political,...

      Listen: War and peace in Ukraine with General John Allen
      Apr22

      Listen: War and peace in Ukraine with General John Allen

      By John R. Allen How is Ukraine fairing amid the Russian invasion of their country? What are the weaknesses of Russia’s military? And how can the USA and NATO help? Brookings president and 4-Star USMC General John Allen offers his in-depth analysis on the Politics War Room podcast with James Carville and Al Hunt. …read more Source::...

      Listen: War and piece in Ukraine with General John Allen
      Apr22

      Listen: War and piece in Ukraine with General John Allen

      By John R. Allen How is Ukraine fairing amid the Russian invasion of their country? What are the weaknesses of Russia’s military? And how can the USA and NATO help? Brookings president and 4-Star USMC General John Allen offers his in-depth analysis on the Politics War Room podcast with James Carville and Al Hunt. …read more Source::...