Trump hawkish turn away from the Obama-era balanced approach toward Iranian relations is reminiscent of George W. Bush’s “Axis of Evil.” It didn’t work then and it won’t work now.
Pressure is mounting on the old system of bilateral treaties cementing EU-Swiss relations, but there’s still no consensus over what will replace them.
The Trump era brings uncertainty over the future of the Atlantic Alliance, but it also brings new opportunities for fruitful EU-NATO cooperation.
Some of the world’s more intractable conflicts demand a legal rather than a political solution.
Chancellor Merkel leaves behind a far more precarious political order than the one she inherited in 2005.
NATO’s eastward drift has put Kiev in an impossible position.