Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Ana Palacio

Ana Palacio, a former Spanish foreign minister and former Senior Vice President of the World Bank, is a member of the Spanish Council of State and a visiting lecturer at Georgetown University.

Sort By
EU flags at the European Commission
World Affairs 3

Closing Europe’s Strategy Gap

The ongoing crisis in Ukraine has been a hot topic of analysis for almost a year. But one question has largely escaped thorough examination: what Russia’s annexation of Crimea and invasion of eastern … read more

Jean-Claude Juncker
World Affairs 3

Europe’s Juncker Revolution

Everyone is talking about the appointment of the relatively inexperienced Federica Mogherini as EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy. But individual commissioners… read more

Microfinance Africa
Business & Finance 0

Africa Beyond Ebola

Among this summer’s grave global worries, the spread of the Ebola virus has monopolized the discussion of Sub-Saharan Africa and reinvigorated hoary notions of disorder and despair – at a time when a … read more

Newsart for The Messages of May 25
World Affairs 0

The Messages of May 25

Ukraine's presidential election has been hailed as the end of the beginning of Ukraine’s political transition, while the European Parliament election has been lamented as the beginning of the end of… read more

Newsart for Europe’s Iranian Imperative
World Affairs 0

Europe’s Iranian Imperative

Europe's unified approach in Iran – from the sanctions that ultimately brought Iran to the negotiating table to the diplomacy that facilitated the nuclear agreement in Geneva – has made a real… read more

Newsart for Europe’s Ukrainian Test
World Affairs 8

Europe’s Ukrainian Test

It is not only Ukraine's post-Yanukovych government that should feel threatened by Russia's seizure of Crimea. The West – and the European Union, in particular – must respond to Russian President… read more

Newsart for Forsaken Syria
World Affairs 9

Forsaken Syria

In this year of ubiquitous commemorations, the centennial of Jan Karski’s birth has been largely overlooked. And yet Karski’s legacy is more important than ever – nowhere more so than in Syria. read more

Commentaries available in 12 Languages