Tomáš Valášek, a former Ambassador to NATO, now director of Carnegie Europe, discusses the optics, the outcomes and the likely ripple effects on transatlantic relationship of Trump’s rhetoric.
With Trump’s victory the US’s standing has already been damaged because it is no longer seen as a dependable or predictable partner.
Appealing to anxieties, Trump called for increased defence expenditures that could easily make the U.S. burden more lopsided than ever relative to allies.
NATO’s push to reinforce the resilience and sovereignty of Ukraine and Georgia could provide an opportunity for a joint military engagement of the secondary partners – Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The Russians could have driven deeper into Ukraine and they could have tried to seize Mariupol or driven on land all the way to Crimea or attack Harkhiv, said Daniel Fried the State Department’s Coordinator for Sanctions Policy.
Is the West inching towards a broader military operation in Libya?
An Interview with Madeleine Albright, former US secretary of state, conducted at the 11th annual security conference Globsec held in Bratislava.
One of the most well known of Shakespeare’s characters, Hamlet, is persecuted by a taunting indecisiveness, similar to that which world’s leaders are faced with when it comes to making a decision about Libya.
The United States has revealed broad areas in which U.S. special forces are operating in Syria to Russia and has requested that the Russians not strike there.