China & Russia

The greatest challenge to US-European security cooperation today: The Ukraine crisis

Ian Bond, Denis Corboy, William Courtney, Michael Haltzel and Kenneth Yalowitz
10 December 2014
The National Interest
Leadership from both sides of the Atlantic is essential for an effective response to Russia's actions.

Video interview on international climate negotations

Simon Henry
21 November 2014
Stephen Tindale interviews Simon Henry, chief financial officer of Shell on what his company would like to see agreed in Paris next year.
Stephen Tindale's recent policy brief 'International climate negotiations should focus on money, not targets' can be read here.

О британской иррациональности...

18 November 2014
Ukranian Daily DEN
Ян БОНД: "У нас существует мысль, что можно иметь выгоду от членства в ЕС благодаря доступу к единому рынку, не будучи членами евросообщества" (In Russian and English).

Europa moet zich hardmaken voor toegang tot schaliegas VS

Rem Korteweg
31 October 2014
Rem Korteweg writes for Energiepodium on the promise of US shale gas imports and TTIP in the context of the Ukraine crisis (in Dutch).

Analist britanic: "Sunt sceptic că Noul Drum al Mătăsii are sens din punct de vedere comercial" (interview in Romanian)

07 October 2014
The Epoch Times
Ian Bond a explicat într-un amplu interviu acordat Epoch Times care sunt barierele în calea Noului Drum al Mătăsii, de ce Rusia şi China au interese divergente în Asia Centrală şi ce vrea să facă Putin în continuare în Ucraina.

Judy Asks: Has Obama finally discovered foreign policy?

17 September 2014
Carnegie Europe
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

There are other ways to help Ukraine

08 September 2014
International New York Times
Whether Ukraine is a member of NATO matters less than whether defending it is in NATO’s security interest.

Plenty of crime but no punishment for Putin

03 September 2014
The Moscow Times
It seems that President Vladimir Putin would like to go down in history as an extraordinary man, who restored Russia to greatness. Unfortunately, his intervention in Ukraine risks making him the Raskolnikov of international relations.

Russia and the West's dangerous clash: Time for NATO & EU expansion East?

Ian Bond, Denis Corboy, William Courtney and Kenneth Yalowitz
30 July 2014
The National Interest
The EU and America are centre stage in devising sanctions on Russia, yet NATO has so far left the Ukraine out in the cold. NATO needs to define a bolder vision for security interests closer to Europe at the upcoming summit in Wales.

Video interview on 'A presence farther east: Can Europe play a strategic role in the Asia-Pacific region?'

Rem Korteweg
25 July 2014
Rem Korteweg discusses his recent policy brief on the Asia-Pacific region.

EU can unite on South Stream, if not sanctions

Rem Korteweg
23 July 2014
The Moscow Times
Strong suspicions of Russian involvement in the tragic shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines aircraft have led EU countries to consider new sanctions against Moscow.

Judy Asks: Should America spy on its allies?

16 July 2014
Carnegie Europe
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.

A view on Central Europe: Does the V4 have a future?

15 July 2014
Central European Policy Institute
Ian Bond argues that the V4 risks fading into irrelevance unless it can articulate a common position on the Ukraine crisis.

Pour une mise à jour du récit européen

Stephen Tindale
14 May 2014
Le Temps
Stephen Tindale, membre du Centre for European Reform basé à Londres, un think tank pro-européen mais critique, donne des pistes pour redonner du souffle au projet européen, miné par la crise et la perte de confiance

Video interview on the EU, Russia and Ukraine

14 April 2014
Ian Bond discusses Russian moves in Ukraine, and how the EU and NATO should respond.

Tougher financial action could sway Putin, expert says

18 March 2014
CBS News
Ignoring sanctions against a few individuals in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin moved Tuesday to formally annex Crimea. Now Vice President Joe Biden is promising more sanctions to come.
What kind of additional financial pressure would it take to get Putin to back off? CBS...