Sunday, February 19, 2017
  1. The European Union First

    Javier Solana

    The European Union First

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     believes that a consolidated EU is the world's best defense against isolationism and extremism.

    EU leaders Matthew Mirabelli/Stringer
    The world needs the European Union now more than ever. Despite recent crises and the hard blow dealt by the UK's Brexit vote, the EU may well be the world’s best line of defense against today’s most serious threats: isolationism, nationalism, xenophobia, and extremism. READ MORE
  2. Mutual Assured Deterrence

    Sergei Karaganov
  3. The Art of the North Korean Deal

    Yoon Young-kwan

    The Art of the North Korean Deal

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     proposes a diplomatic strategy to achieve denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.

    Newsart for The Art of the North Korean Deal STR/Stringer
    More than two decades of nuclear diplomacy with North Korea have highlighted the need to resolve two fundamental dilemmas. And, while past political leaders have preferred to sweep them under the carpet, Donald Trump’s untraditional leadership and negotiating style could enable him to make progress where his predecessors did not. READ MORE
  4. Ensuring Euro-Atlantic Security

    Des Browne, ET AL

    Ensuring Euro-Atlantic Security

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    , ET AL  call on Western countries and Russia to cooperate on reducing shared existential threats.

    Kuznetsov aircraft carrier russian northern fleet Lev Fedoseyev/Getty Images
    The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War. But Americans, Europeans, and Russians must still work together to reduce shared existential threats posed by terrorism, nuclear proliferation, or their own accidents, mistakes, and miscalculations. READ MORE
  5. Restoring Faith in Globalization

    Carl Bildt

    Restoring Faith in Globalization

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     issues a reminder that free trade has delivered unprecedented progress in recent decades.

    Kid on phone Ni Qin/Getty Images
    Attacks on globalization do not follow from past economic performance or current facts. World leaders should not be shy about defending a process that has delivered more prosperity to more people than anyone could have dreamed of just a few decades ago. READ MORE
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