Russian diplomacy alleges open lies and disinformation from the Czech Republic
Montenegro has the potential to increase awareness about the disadvantages of the Chinese model of cooperation.
The U.S. and Ukraine need to get serious about putting the cards on the table that would deter Putin from any further military action
The government is playing a dangerous game with the state-owned gas company, but the West could use this as a moment to entrench reform.
China and Russia will be watching events with considerable interest.
China has more clout than Russia. But both face pushback
Seven years on, Russian state propaganda continues to exploit tragedy in Ukraine.
Navalny has now ended his life-threatening hunger strike but the campaign against him and his supporters is far from over.
To effectively coordinate with the EU on China policy, the U.S. needs to consider European public opinion
Putin’s focus is on staying in power and protecting his billions in ill-gotten gains, and he will do whatever he has to achieve that.
Putin gave nothing, achieved everything he wanted and the door remains open to more.
Turkey is poking at Russia’s underbelly
Ukraine is safe, for now. But what comes next?
September’s legislative election in Russia is extremely awkward for the Kremlin
Distortion, cover-ups, and outright lies have been weapons in the Chinese communist information armory for decades
The Black Sea remains an important region for stability, security, and economic prosperity in Eastern Europe
The Digital Markets Act is an ambitious effort to prop up European tech companies, which have underperformed in driving innovation
The attitudes of Central-Eastern Europeans toward vaccines from the east are starkly different
Russian mischief is a puzzle. So is the failure to deal with it.
China’s presence in Hungary poses a threat to transatlantic cooperation.
In 2005, the world’s first statue dedicated to the martial arts actor Bruce Lee was unveiled, not as you might imagine in his hometown of San Francisco, nor in Hong Kong where he was raised, but in Mostar, Bosnia and Hercegovina (BiH).
With indirect talks now resumed between the U.S. and Iran, Europe holds the key to a successful outcome.
Despite historically sporadic involvement in the Western Balkans, the U.S. signaled a shift in priorities when former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Montenegro and North Macedonia in October.
The Biden Administration’s actions send a message to President Putin that there are costs to bad behavior
Covid-19 vaccines have a powerful political value for smaller countries too
The intensifying crackdown on independent journalism in Russia has taken another turn for the worse
The U.S. issues a range of new sanctions against Russia, with the threat of more to come.
Hundreds of bitcoin farms in the breakaway region of Abkhazia are draining the grid of cheap energy.
Russia’s sudden and substantial military escalation in and around Ukrainian territory has captured media and government attention not only in Ukraine but also in the EU, the United States, NATO, and other western capitals.
We don’t understand Russia’s words, or counter its deeds
Most discussions on the risks of escalation in eastern Ukraine focus on what Russia may gain, with or without further military action.
A suicide epidemic is ravaging indigenous nations in Siberia.
Once hailed by French President Emmanuel Macron as a “deep revolution” in European defense cooperation, the Future Combat Air System now appears to be in trouble.
An interview with Lt-Gen Ben Hodges
Miloš Zeman, the Czech President, has a long history of warmth toward Russia.
A weak reaction will likely feed the now longstanding Russian narrative of Western inaction and Russian impunity
Algorithms are increasingly used for decision-making. But as they penetrate everyday life, there is a worrying absence of insight.
Central and Eastern Europe, once a frontier of China’s influence in the West, has begun to turn a cold shoulder to expansionism.
China’s bullying tactics exploit our greed and cowardice
The last two years were not easy for Boyko Borisov, Bulgaria’s long-serving prime minister.
Only by mobilizing at the grassroots can democracies counter disinformation. It’s time to vaccinate citizens against the poison of digital warfare
What to do when a sudden event happens, facts are lacking and disinformation starts to spread?
Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s recent visit to Brussels was nearly pitch-perfect when it comes to restoring good relations with most European allies.
YouTube is in business with Russia’s leading disinformation outlets and it’s proving extremely profitable for both.
The Eastern Mediterranean is essential to America’s growing strategic competition with Russia and China
China advances, when we fail to stop it
Europe is forging ahead to regulate tech, the U.S. should pay close attention to the details
In the south Caucasus, internal political uncertainty creates opportunities for external players.
In This Issue: meltdown in Paris; spies caught, hacks exposed; no-shows at a Beijing show-trial
China has invested heavily in strategic sectors for purposes beyond the usual ones of wealth-creation and greater economic clout