Ukrainian Energy Partnerships: The Key to Retaining U.S. Leadership in Europe

Ukrainian Energy Partnerships: The Key to Retaining U.S. Leadership in Europe

BY ANATOLIY AMELIN AND ANDRIAN PROKIP Under current conditions of geopolitical competition and a leadership race, the United States as a main global player will need new means to retain this status. In the case of tension with Russia and imposing sanctions against it, a new tool is available now—participation in energy source mining and […]

East-Central Europe’s “Galactic” Imagining of Post-Soviet Security

East-Central Europe’s “Galactic” Imagining of Post-Soviet Security

BY ANDREAS UMLAND Many politicians, diplomats, and analysts in East-Central Europe imagine their region as being divided into two planets, one with EU and NATO member countries, the second with all the rest. This reflexive view leads to widespread denial of some plain geographic facts about, and the resulting security challenges for, NATO’s eastern member […]

Ukrainian-Polish Relations in the Context of the Memory War: A Game of Lose-Lose

Ukrainian-Polish Relations in the Context of the Memory War: A Game of Lose-Lose

BY OLEKSANDRA IWANIUK Relations between Ukraine and Poland today are cooling, disturbingly. The growing differences between the two neighbors do not add to the stability of the region. After the breakup of the Eastern Bloc, democratic Poland adhered to the so-called Giedroyc doctrine as a guiding principle for Warsaw’s relations with its eastern neighbors. A […]