Germany’s beleaguered chancellor is facing threats from all corners Nov 24, 2016 Bradly Jardine Democracy is “hard work and should not be taken for granted,” U.S. President Barack Obama warned during his farewell visit to Europe. He had reason to be worried. After populist insurrections overturned orthodoxies in Britain and the U.S., and now threaten […]Read More Battle for Berlin: Merkel Stands Alone Against Putin
Moments after Donald Trump offered the Attorney General spot to senator Jeff Sessions (which he promptly accepted), it was announced that Trump had also picked rep. Mike Pompeo as CIA director, who likewise accepted. The selection of Pompeo, a three-term Republican from Wichita, started earlier this week when he met with Donald Trump, according to […]Read More Mike Pompeo, The New Director Of The CIA
By Mikhail Troitskiy Associate Professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), Senior Associate at the Russian Academy of Sciences, and IMARES Program Professor at the European University at St. Petersburg. Monday 31 October 2016 As of late autumn 2016, Russian foreign policy continues to be focused on enhancing Russia’s status as a […]Read More What’s next for Russian foreign policy?
By Dr Julie Newton Principal Investigator at the University Consortium & Visiting Fellow, St Antony’s College, University of Oxford This summer, the ELN produced a bold report, “The Strategic Case for EU-Russia Cooperation”, urging the EU and Russia to clear a path towards strategic cooperation in the midst of today’s increasingly acrimonious stand-off. The dangers […]Read More Reflections on “The Strategic Case for EU-Russia Cooperation”