US Vice President Mike Pence pledged support for the EU and NATO on Monday, distancing himself from comments made by President Donald Trump.
The key to enabling the EU to meet this potential – to save itself and the world from catastrophe – is for member states urgently to adopt a “European Union first” mantra.
By Des Browne, Wolfgang Ischinger, Igor S. Ivanov, Sam Nunn The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since
Mikaela Shiffrin continued her dominant season winning the Stockholm Parallel Slalom, but there was also a first title for Linus Strasser.
The greatest immediate danger lies in the Trump administration’s relationship with Moscow. There is a risk that deals with Moscow, particularly on Ukraine, increase Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russia and ultimately divide the continent into two zones of influence.
NATO is deploying armour and troops in Poland for its biggest military exercises in years, but Moscow has called the move an agressive step threatening Russian national security.
By Joseph S. Nye, professor at Harvard University, former US assistant secretary of defense and chairman of the US National Intelligence
The Kremlin accuses Washington of 'an aggressive foreign policy' as it warns of the damaging effects of fresh sanctions on Russia.