- CommentaryMar 22, 2010
Last month Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gave an impressive and largely up-beat speech on NATO’s historic role and, most importantly, its future.
- NewsletterMar 8, 2010
On March 4, 2010, the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee passed the “Affirmation of the United States Record on the Armenian Genocide” resolution by a vote of 23 to 22. The Turkish government showed its strong displeasure by immediately recalling Ambassador Namik Tan from Washington.
- Critical QuestionsMar 8, 2010
Q1: What did Prime Minister George Papandreou of Greece hope to accomplish during his visits to Berlin, Paris, and Luxembourg prior to visiting Washington?
- ReportBy Keith C. SmithFeb 26, 2010
In this report, the author argues that the national security risks posed by Russian energy policies are only tangentially related to Europe’s dependency on Russian energy imports. The primary energy risk to Europe, and especially to the newer EU members, stems from the corrosive effect this dependency has on governance and on transatlantic cooperation.
- President Obama’s Decision to Forgo the U.S.-EU Summit in May and What It Means for Future U.S.–EU RelationsCritical QuestionsFeb 2, 2010
Q1: Why has President Obama decided not to attend the U.S.-EU Summit scheduled to be held in Spain in May?
- CommentaryJan 29, 2010
On January 14th Kazakhstan announced its priorities for the 2010 Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), an organization that now spans 56 countries and encompasses all of Europe together with the United States, Canada, and each of the former Soviet republics.
- Critical QuestionsJan 26, 2010
Q1: What were the British foreign secretary, David Miliband, and the new EU high representative for foreign policy, Lady Catherine Ashton, doing in Washington last week?
- ReportJan 14, 2010
On January 1, 2010, Kazakhstan assumed the chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), an organization that includes 56 countries, including the United States. Kazakhstan is the first Central Asian, post-Soviet, and predominantly Muslim state to chair the OSCE, an organization that celebrates its 35th birthday this year.
- ReportDec 17, 2009
For much of the last two years the international community has worked toward developing an international agreement to lay out the basic framework of a new climate change regime. The slow progress to date does not result from a lack of effort or opportunity. The European Union has set forth ambitious goals and continues to urge all developed countries to follow suit.
- Critical QuestionsDec 14, 2009
Q1: On January 1, 2010, Kazakhstan will assume the chair of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), an organization that now spans 56 countries. What is the significance of this development?