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Opinion: The Putin-Kim pact is an opportunity for the West

Opinion: The Putin-Kim pact is an opportunity for the West

by Ana Palacio

June has been a busy month for Russian President Vladimir Putin. In a speech at Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he outlined his terms for peace negotiations with Ukraine and proposed establishing an alternative international security system in collaboration with China. A week later, during a two-day visit to

Opinion: The new EU leadership must unite on China

Opinion: The new EU leadership must unite on China

by Anders Fogh Rasmussen

The European Union’s foreign policy will soon be under new management. While Ursula von der Leyen seems well positioned to carry on as European Commission president, there will be a new president of the European Council and a new foreign policy chief. They will inherit an unenviable agenda that

Opinion: 8 lessons from Russia's war in Ukraine

Opinion: 8 lessons from Russia's war in Ukraine

by Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

Two years ago, I outlined eight lessons from Russia's war against Ukraine. And though I warned that it was too early to be confident about any predictions, they have held up reasonably well. When Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, he envisaged a

Opinion: Much ado about Russia’s nuclear rumblings?

Opinion: Much ado about Russia’s nuclear rumblings?

by Steven Pifer

Since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion in 2022, the Kremlin has sought to play the nuclear card – both to frighten Ukraine and to deter the West from assisting. Kyiv and its partners cannot ignore Moscow’s nuclear threats, but they should understand that the Russian leadership does not

Opinion: Is Europe too big for further enlargement?

Opinion: Is Europe too big for further enlargement?

by Ana Palacio

Earlier this month, the European Union celebrated the 20th anniversary of its biggest-ever enlargement, which brought 10 new members into the bloc. That event remains a potent reminder of the EU’s potential to advance peace and unity across the European continent. But, at a time of deep internal divisions

Opinion: Ukraine’s naval drones are taking over the Black Sea

Opinion: Ukraine’s naval drones are taking over the Black Sea

by Andrii Kharuk

Russian forces have encountered a new enemy in the Black Sea: Ukraine’s arsenal of naval kamikaze drones. These deceptively small unmanned vehicles have targeted Russia’s Black Sea Fleet since September 2022, picking off Russian battleships one by one. The latest of Ukraine’s maritime conquests was the Russian

Opinion: Trump is Putin's only hope now

Opinion: Trump is Putin's only hope now

by Carl Bildt

The news this past week was undoubtedly met with relief in Kyiv and with grief in the Kremlin. The U.S. Congress finally broke its six-month logjam and approved a new package of military aid for Ukraine (as well as for Israel and Taiwan). And the breakthrough came only days

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EU Council announces 14th round of sanctions against Russia.

The new package adds 116 individuals and entities to the sanctions list, and adds a number of additional measures, including the prohibition for any EU facilities to be involved in the transshipment of Russian liquified natural gas (LNG) to any third-party countries.
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Ukraine working on securing more air defense, Zelensky says.

President Volodymyr Zelensky, in his regular evening address on June 23, said that Ukraine is continuing to work on securing more air defense systems, and that the next weeks in June and July should be "no less productive" than May and the first half of June.
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