Trump left several impressions that, at least for now, do not bode well for relations between the United States and Europe. Read Carnegie Europe’s Judy Dempsey on the NATO Summit: [ Ceip.org Link ]
Trump left several impressions that at least for now do not bode

Trump Leaves NATO

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Getting rid of Maduro is necessary. But it's not enough as long as three criminal cartels continue to control Venezuela. Read Moisés Naím for The Atlantic: [ Ceip.org Link ]
Getting rid of Maduro is necessary But its not enough as long

Nicolas Maduro Doesn't Really Control Venezuela

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Paul Stronski and Alexandra Vreeman discuss how Georgia has made progress since independence and why challenges remain: [ Ceip.org Link ]
Paul Stronski and Alexandra Vreeman discuss how Georgia has made progress since

Georgia at Twenty-Five: In a Difficult Spot

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With Russia pursuing integrationist schemes and the EU seeking to sustain its engagement in Eastern Europe, Moldova’s tangle of history, economic ties, and domestic politics presents a unique challenge. Read the latest from Eugene Rumer: [ Ceip.org Link ]
With Russia pursuing integrationist schemes and the EU seeking to sustain its

Moldova Between Russia and the West: A Delicate Balance

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“The task before European allies, should the United States disengage, is to build a defense arrangement that is capable of deterring foes and defending the continent—not one that scores political points.”

Carnegie Europe’s Tomáš Valášek explores how Europe should deal with Trump’s views on NATO: [ Ceip.org Link ]
The task before European allies should the United States disengage is to

A New Transatlantic Security Bargain

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Branimir Vidmarović
“Going forward, U.S. policy should aim to protect the integrity of the Afghan state and, toward that end, attempt to end the conflict in ways that mitigate the threats of terrorism, instability, and conflict in the region.”

Ashley J. Tellis and New America’s Jeff Eggers discuss U.S. policy on Afghanistan: [ Ceip.org Link ]
Going forward US policy should aim to protect the integrity of the

U.S. Policy in Afghanistan: Changing Strategies, Preserving Gains

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In our latest podcast, Milan Vaishnav, Devesh Kapur, and Pratap Bhanu Mehta discuss the massive challenges to modernizing Indian state bureaucracy and the state’s ability to adapt: [ Ceip.org Link ]
In our latest podcast Milan Vaishnav Devesh Kapur and Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Vaishnav, Kapur and Mehta on Rethinking Indian Public Institutions

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The closing of civic space has become a defining feature of political life in an ever-increasing number of countries, with Russia, Egypt, and Ethiopia at the forefront of this global trend. Read a new report from Saskia Brechenmacher which explores this phenomenon: [ Ceip.org Link ]
The closing of civic space has become a defining feature of political

Civil Society Under Assault: Repression and Responses in Russia, Egypt, and Ethiopia

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Today Donald Trump heads to the Middle East for his first foreign trip. What can the President expect from the region? Read the latest from Richard Sokolsky and Aaron David Miller: [ Ceip.org Link ]
Today Donald Trump heads to the Middle East for his first foreign

Why Trump Won’t Find Salvation in the Middle East

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“In the absence of a real political contest, Russia’s 2018 presidential election will be more or less a referendum on public confidence in Putin.”

Read a new article from Carnegie Russia’s Andrei Kolesnikov: [ Ceip.org Link ]
In the absence of a real political contest Russias 2018 presidential election

The Burden of Predictability: Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election

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Can Europe deal with cyberattacks? Read insights from several experts and share your thoughts in the comments: [ Ceip.org Link ]
Can Europe deal with cyberattacks Read insights from several experts and share

Judy Asks: Can Europe Deal With Cyberattacks?

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Read Pinar Tank for Sada on why #Turkey is turning toward #Russia despite tensions over Syria: [ Ceip.org Link ]
Read Pinar Tank for Sada on why Turkey is turning toward Russia

Turkey’s Turn Toward Russia

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Germany’s most populous region was, with few election blips, the Social Democrats’ fiefdom. Not anymore. Read the latest from Carnegie Europe’s Judy Dempsey: [ Ceip.org Link ]
Germanys most populous region was with few election blips the Social Democrats

Germany’s Ideas-Deficit Opposition

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Alexander Matthey
All Arab states have large, official Muslim religious establishments that give governments a major role in religious life. Nathan Brown explores the role of “official Islam” in his latest paper: [ Ceip.org Link ]
All Arab states have large official Muslim religious establishments that give governments

Official Islam in the Arab World: The Contest for Religious Authority

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Mohamed Siddig
What is the Belt and Road Initiative and how should China, the United States, and other countries constructively engage with the project? Carnegie-Tsinghua Center scholars Paul Haenle and Zhao Kejin discuss in a new video: [ Ceip.org Link ]
What is the Belt and Road Initiative and how should China the

CTC scholars on the Belt and Road Initiative

What exactly is the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and how should China, the United States, and other countries constructively engage with the project? To h...

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In our latest Carnegie Podcast, Carnegie Europe’s Richard Youngs discusses his new book, Europe’s Eastern Crisis, to discuss how reality is threatening the fundamental principles of the European order: [ Ceip.org Link ]
In our latest Carnegie Podcast Carnegie Europes Richard Youngs discusses his new

Youngs on Europe's Relationship with Russia and Ukraine

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Many EU countries are changing their views and becoming more open to the opportunities that the Belt and Road offers as a way to potentially foster economic growth. Lai Suetyi takes a look ahead of the Belt and Road Forum: [ Ceip.org Link ]
Many EU countries are changing their views and becoming more open to

Understanding Europe’s Interest in China’s Belt and Road Initiative

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In a new book, Rethinking Public Institutions in India, a group of distinguished political and economic thinkers critically assess a diverse array of India’s core federal institutions. Watch live from the book's launch.
In a new Q&A, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center’s Paul Haenle discusses the significance of the upcoming Belt and Road Forum for China’s role in the world and relations with the United States: [ Ceip.org Link ]
In a new QA CarnegieTsinghua Centers Paul Haenle discusses the significance of

Xi’s Vision for China’s Belt and Road Initiative

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“The challenges Macron faces are immense.”

Judy Dempsey explores why Macron’s victory in the French election is just the beginning of the challenges he and his country face: [ Ceip.org Link ]
“The challenges Macron faces are immense”

Macron’s Victory Is Just the Beginning

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