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Women Will Lead, If We Elect Them NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 5 Days, 16 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
When travelling on the Marshall Memorial Fellowship program, my cohort of American fellows encountered world leaders throughout Europe and observed their various leadership styles. These leaders embodied a sense of pride and dedication to the work th...
Who is Washington’s Candidate for the Next Christian President of Lebanon? NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 5 Days, 19 Hours, 7 Minutes ago
The arcane political system of Lebanon stands as an oddity in a Middle East dominated by identity politics, both in its formal allocation of first and second tier political and administrative positions to members of the country’s 19 religious c...
20 Years on from Rwanda, Can We Resuscitate R2P? NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 6 Days, 18 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
Taking stock of what enabled Hutu extremists to slaughter as many as 1 million Tutsis and moderate Hutus, advocates, and pundits alike called for “never again.”The post 20 Years on from Rwanda, Can We Resuscitate R2P? appeared first on Ge...
The Ukraine Crisis and Eastern Mediterranean Gas NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 6 Days, 22 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Given the parlous state of relations with Russia, the EU needs to look to other sources of energy that are available at affordable prices.The post The Ukraine Crisis and Eastern Mediterranean Gas appeared first on German Marshall Fund Blog.
Why China Prefers Europe to the United States NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Week, 3 Days, 5 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Not too long ago, members of the Chinese policy elite were still debating whether China’s ties with the United States would constitute their most important bilateral relationship. The post Why China Prefers Europe to the United States appeared...
Erdoğan’s Secret to Success NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 3 Weeks, 3 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan won yet another election victory in Monday’s municipal elections. The post Erdoğan’s Secret to Success appeared first on German Marshall Fund Blog.
Russia’s Crimea Annexation Widens Syria Options NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
For more than five years, the Obama administration has endeavored to confirm international legitimacy―governed by decisions made at the UN Security Council―as the framework directing any global military engagement.The post Russia’s...
Will New Zealand’s Boom Be Affected by TTIP? NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 4 Weeks, 13 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
New Zealand is enjoying an export-led boom.The post Will New Zealand’s Boom Be Affected by TTIP? appeared first on German Marshall Fund Blog.
A Tasteless Joke Aside, Belgians Enthusiastically Welcome Obama NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 4 Weeks, 1 Day, 11 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
While international outrage about the picture has helped to sensitize Belgian public opinion, and has rightfully denounced the images as a dangerous trivialization of racism, the editorial misjudgement of one newspaper can by no means serve to judge...
Transatlantic Twilight or a Revitalized Relationship? NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 17 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
How did we get to this point? There are at least five reasons.The post Transatlantic Twilight or a Revitalized Relationship? appeared first on German Marshall Fund Blog.
Obama’s Brussels Agenda: Verify but Trust NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 15 Minutes ago
On March 26, U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Brussels for the first time since taking office.The post Obama’s Brussels Agenda: Verify but Trust appeared first on German Marshall Fund Blog.
A Brighter Legacy for Sochi: A Volunteer’s View NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
In the run up to the Sochi Winter Olympics, the Western media was saturated with reports detailing the blatant corruption, imminent security concerns, and unfinished housing in the Olympic Park. The post A Brighter Legacy for Sochi: A Volunteer&rsquo...
A Brighter Legacy for Sochi: A Volunteer’s View NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
In the run up to the Sochi Winter Olympics, the Western media was saturated with reports detailing the blatant corruption, imminent security concerns, and unfinished housing in the Olympic Park. The post A Brighter Legacy for Sochi: A Volunteer&rsquo...
Taking the Energy Gamble NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 17 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
WASHINGTON–In March 2011, the Daiichi nuclear power station in Fukushima, Japan was inundated by a tidal wave brought on by an earthquake, causing a nuclear meltdown that sent radiation into the surrounding area and ocean. To many around the wo...
When Power Becomes Weakness: A Tale About Misperception NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 1 Week, 5 Days, 13 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
Vladimir Putin’s primary aim in invading Crimea was to halt Ukraine’s way to the EU. The post When Power Becomes Weakness: A Tale About Misperception appeared first on German Marshall Fund Blog.
Recommit to Transatlantic Ideals: Thinking Beyond Deployments, Sanctions, and Visa Bans in Ukraine NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 8 Minutes ago
Today, there is much talk about how the West should respond to Russia’s invasion of Crimea, and rightly so. The post Recommit to Transatlantic Ideals: Thinking Beyond Deployments, Sanctions, and Visa Bans in Ukraine appeared first on German Mar...
Al Qaeda Turns Its Gaze to Bangladesh NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
The fluidity and flexibility of al Qaeda is undergoing a defining test in Syria, where two of its affiliates, the al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), are engaged in a full-scale conflict with each other. The post Al Qa...
Europe’s Groundhog Day NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 4 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
There seems to have been a sigh of relief on both shores of the Atlantic following Putin’s press conference on March 4, and his statement that, for now, there is no need to use force and to advance further in Ukraine. The post Europe’s Gr...
How Central is Central Asia? NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
As illustrated by recent events in Ukraine, the post-Soviet space is still undergoing significant economic and political transformations. The post How Central is Central Asia? appeared first on German Marshall Fund Blog.
Strategic Counters to Russia’s Crimean Gamble NEW
German Marshall Fund Blog 1 Month, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 3 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Whether the crisis with Ukraine escalates to a military clash or moves toward disengagement, Russia’s presence on the Crimean Peninsula will shape the security of the region for the foreseeable future.The post Strategic Counters to Russia&rsquo...