Topic: German Marshall Fund
Human rights and democracy abuses have worsened in Russia. Despite a smoother relationship from the diplomatic 'reset' between Washington and Moscow, the US should more forcefully pressure Russia for progress on rights, especially as elections loom.
10/21/2010 04:15 pm
Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who advocates banning the Quran, is expected to attend an event near ground zero to commemorate September 11 and rally opposition to Islam.
09/10/2010 04:54 pm
In Washington and European capitals, it will be tempting to conclude that Turkey is already “lost,” that it is fated to become a rising theocracy that will work against rather than for international order. This would be a grave mistake.
08/03/2010 03:54 pm
Defense Secretary Robert Gates last week promised to cut the Department of Defense budget. Monday, NATO Commander James Stavridis promised to do the same.
05/17/2010 03:38 pm
After two years without any talks, the US-China rights dialogue will begin once more in May. The two nations are expected to discuss religious freedom, Internet freedom, and the rule of law.
04/23/2010 01:51 pm
While Obama remains a ‘rock star’ in many countries, skeptics don’t see much tangible change in US policy.
01/14/2010 02:05 pm
Britain's Gordon Brown on Friday called on NATO countries to send 5,000 more troops for Afghanistan war. It's one sign that NATO may be willing to commit more forces to that war than expected.
11/13/2009 12:00 am
As a child, Constanze Stelzenmüller saw the barrier as a symbol of Germany's punishment.
11/08/2009 12:00 am
After the decision to cancel missile defense plans in Poland and the Czech Republic, the US needs to do more than damage control to soothe ties there.
10/20/2009 01:00 am
Pressure is building in Germany, which faces elections Sunday, and elsewhere to withdraw troops. Leaders such as Angela Merkel must explain the grave risk of a cut-and-run strategy.
09/22/2009 01:00 am