The muscular fight around Ukraine’s possible accession to NATO is largely an artifiicial one, argues prof. Alexander Motyl.
- To craft a rational approach to Russia’s military threat, Europe first needs to come to terms with Vladimir Putin’s mindset, writes prof. Andrea Graziosi.
- As Vladimir Putin has made clear, a military intervention in Ukraine would be the direct consequence of Russia’s refusal to accept the post-1989 order, in political, security and even cultural-religious terms – writes prof. José Casanova in the introduction to our dedicated Dossier.
- Fresh talks and concrete gestures are pointing to a possible, historic normalization of relations in Southern Caucasus. What’s driving the process?
- Coal “phasing-down” was seen as bitter disappointment in the West, but as a remarkable result in India. Its élite is now pondering how to make best use of its “re-discovered” diplomatic potential.
- “Ethiopia could disintegrate like Yugoslavia, with far more serious repercussions”, warn major experts. But no credible international mediation looks in sight
- Palestinian Prime Minister spoke with ResetDOC ahead of his diplomatic tour to Europe. Admitting a new generation needs to take the lead.
- A recent webinar held for the launch of the Transatlantic Platform for Democracy in Turkey sheds light on the case that has fuelled new diplomatic tension between Turkey and Western countries.
- The failure of America’s military mission to Afghanistan – just like the former Soviet one – now leaves room to test China’s different approach to international affairs. Can it deliver any progress to a disgraced country?
- Al Sisi’s regime has doubled its efforts to impose itself as the key mediator between Israel and the Palestinians. The effectiveness of its diplomatic action is highly questionable.