Chancellor Scholz Brings his Caution to Washington
Scholz brings his trademark caution to Washington for his meeting with President Biden, writes Global Europe Program Director Robin Quinville. He will look for validation of Germany’s deliberate approach: to act with – but not ahead of – its Allies. Especially the United States.Read More
Finland’s Long Road West
The removal of the last remaining Lenin statues in Finland in 2022 highlighted a change in how perceptions of Russia have shifted in Finland post-February 24, 2022.
The Finland Factor in an Expanded NATO Alliance
Finland’s main contribution to NATO will lay in its capacity for understanding and eventually engaging Russia argues Olli-Matti Mikkola in the latest Kennan Cable.
Optimism for the European Union in the face of crises
From its COVID recovery initiatives to the EU’s effective response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the EU has demonstrated it can not only weather crises but provide leadership in times of trouble. Jason Moyer and Elisabeth Koch explore a new wave of optimism for the European Union is sweeping across its member states.Read More
The first bomb that fell on Kyiv on February 24 buried the united Europe project that had been born out of the ruins of World War II.
Adjunct Professor of Political Science and National Security, University of New Haven
There is no going back to a prewar order and status quo, as some European leaders have suggested.
Robin S. Quinville
What this war has done to Europe is change its threat perception fundamentally.
Global Europe Program
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