The European Union’s lack of political strategy toward the Western Balkans can only benefit Russia and China.
Blog by Julian Lindley-French
What must be done?
What must be done to make Europe secure in the twenty-first century? A resurgent, nationalist Russia, systemic terrorism, mass barely-regulated immigration, strained transatlantic relations, the revolution in military technology, the threat of pandemics, warfare that stretches across the social bandwidth from fake news to new nukes, transnational crime and a host of other challenges, hazards and threats with which a divided Europe must contend.
On April 21, political novice Volodymyr Zelenskiy, best known for starring in a political television drama scored a dramatic victory over incumbent Petro Poroshenko to become the next president of Ukraine. Four experts on Ukraine gave their verdict to the Carnegie Endowment.
Interview: The Independent’s diplomatic editor Kim Sengupta sits down with the president of Kosovo to discuss Brexit, the prospect of peace between his country and Serbia, and the case for joining Nato