Posts Tagged ‘ Radek Sikorski ’

Germany’s Dangerous Blindness Over Russia

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By

Judy Dempsey A great and dangerous change is slowly creeping through Europe, eroding the special consensus that was established after 1945 and reaffirmed after the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989. That consensus, forged by the United States and especially the precursor to the European Union, the European Coal and Steel Community, was about…

Ukraine’s Crisis Is Good for the EU

Feb 17th, 2014 | By

Posted by: Judy Dempsey Monday, February 17, 2014 The continuing crisis in Ukraine is good news for the EU. That may seem paradoxical. The U.S. administration has criticized the EU for not giving more support to Ukraine’s antigovernment protests and for not retaliating against Russia’s bullying tactics in former Soviet countries. Yet the tug-of-war between…

Back in the USSR The Ukraine protests aren’t about the dream of Europe, but the fear of a Belarusian nightmare.

Dec 15th, 2013 | By

BY Michael Weiss DECEMBER 13, 2013 The marriage of nationalism with supranational bureaucracy is a strange sight for most Americans to behold. Who rallies for an idea such as “Europe,” much less one embodied by an institution that from these shores seems to function like a giant, overweening Department of Motor Vehicles spanning two dozen…